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22/Nov/2017 14:32

GIZ commissions fuel-efficient stoves to Kenyan households

Like many of her compatriots from rural Kenya, Lydia Kimani uses firewood for her cooking stove. But since firewood is an expensive and dwindling resource, she favours the new low-smoke, fuel-efficient stoves that burn only half as much wood as the old design. Her stove is only one of many that the GIZ has commissioned to millions of Kenyan households.

22/Nov/2017 12:52

German university creates system to control poaching in Africa

Poaching is a big issue in several African countries, and has prompted an international team of researchers to invent a certification system that can reduce the illegal killing of wild animals.

22/Nov/2017 10:53

Germany encourages border treaty between Mozambique and Zambia

The German Ambassador to Zambia and representatives from Mozambique and Zambia came together to process a bilateral border treaty.

22/Nov/2017 10:13

35 million Euro for health and education in East Africa

Germany will invest 35 million Euro towards vaccination and scholarship programmes for East African students in a bid to improve health and education in the region.

21/Nov/2017 11:46

Nigerian #youforG20 winner keeps succeeding despite obstacles

Vicfold Recyclers from Nigeria was the winner of the #youforG20 contest. Founder Amusa Victor esplains what has happened since then, including current challenges and successes.

20/Nov/2017 15:35

COP23: Road to climate change solutions still long but fruitful

The UN Climate Change Conference (COP23) in Bonn came to a successful end as the 197 Parties achieved important progress on implementing the Paris Agreement, and by creating the Talanoa Dialogue.

20/Nov/2017 12:27

German-Ghanaian initiative creates jobs for young farmers

The German government, in cooperation with Goldfields Ghana, have launched the YouHoP project that provides jobs for young people in Ghana's agricultural sector.

20/Nov/2017 10:01

German Chancellor is determined to fight climate change

German Chancellor Angela Merkel spoke at the United Nations Climate Change Conference (COP23) in Bonn, pointing out Europe’s responsibility to fight global warming, and encouraged international participation and cooperation.  

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