The NEPAD Agency aims to ensure that up to 6 million farming households in Africa practice climate smart agriculture by 2021 by providing technical and capacity building support to farmers across the continent.
United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki Moon has commended the contribution of the New Partnership for Africa’s Development (NEPAD) Agency, to the High-level Group on Sustainable Energy for All, also known as S4ALL.
The NEPAD Agency will be aiming to ensure that discussions at Rio+20 Summit, to be held in the Brazilian city of Rio de Janeiro will reflect its agenda of enhancing Africa's growth, development and its full participation in the global economy.
March 3 is celebrated every year as Africa Environment Day. This emanated from 2000 Durban Summit of the then OUA as a way of creating awareness about the environmental issues and the challenges facing the continent.
Three African leaders yesterday launched the Africa Pavilion at the UN Climate Change Conference. The conference, also known more technically as the Seventeenth Conference of Parties to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC).