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The European Civil Protection and Humanitarian Aid Operations (ECHO) has contributed €4.1 million to the Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO)’s desert locust control programme in Ethiopia. This has enabled FAO to lease two fixed-wing aircraft and two helicopters and procure Read more…


The Food and Agricultural Organization (FAO) has commended the European Union (EU) for donating €8 million to help prevent desert locust invasion of the Horn of Africa. The European Commission announced the funding – from the European Civil Protection and Read more…


The European Union says the role of science must be reinforced in climate change policy within the continent. The European Environment Agency in a briefing said while almost every European country has established an advisory body on climate change, they may Read more…


Germany is planning a massive green investment drive that would turn Europe’s largest economy into a leading hub for sustainable finance. Tagged Sustainable Finance Strategy plan, it is intended to target climate protection projects in line. The plan will be Read more…


The European Union (EU) Court of Justice has banned the trapping of songbirds across the continent – especially in France. The injuries suffered by the birds were acknowledged by the EU Court of Justice, which argued that the captured birds can Read more…


The European Union has been urged to implement effective food security strategies to safeguard the livelihoods of citizens. This formed part of deliberations at webinar held with the theme: Feeding 450 million in a climate friendly way – How does Read more…


The European Union’s goal to have zero net greenhouse gas emissions by 2050 will have “profound geopolitical repercussions,” including sharply lower revenue to oil and gas exporting neighbors such as Russia, Algeria and Libya, t This is the position of Read more…


As the world continues to seek ways of curbing carbon emissions, Europe is turning to the construction of eco-friendly buildings. Consequently, the European Commission plans to double the EU’s annual rate of energy-related building renovations, which is currently just 1%, Read more…


Determined to achieve its set target of a toxic-free environment, the European Union has unveiled a new chemical strategy. This is part of the EU’s much touted ‘Green Deal,’ which is aimed at ensuring zero carbons emission by 2050. The Read more…


Members of the European Union (EU) have voted to slash greenhouse emissions by 60% in 2030. The EU Parliament Parliament adopted its negotiating mandate on the EU climate law with 392 votes for, 161 against and 142 abstentions. The new Read more…