Daily Archives: April 8, 2013
“With over 600 hundred referenced sites across the globe Clean Power Africa offers us an opportunity to share our experiences.”
“The implementation of an energy management system aligned to ISO 50001 is critical to capacitate industry in managing its energy efficiently.”
“Solar investors, project developers and EPCs are shifting from a short term cost per Watt focus to a more accurate measure of a system’s value based on the levelized cost of electricity, expressed as cost per kilowatt hour.”
“The demand for electrical energy in many African countries is growing rapidly, requiring both supply and demand solutions.”
“Water utilities have come to realise there is an urgent need to conserve energy if they want to break even.”
Civil society organisations from the SADC region, and around the world have condemned the SADC draft Protocol for the Protection of New Varieties of Plants (Plant Breeders’ Rights) as spelling disaster for small farmers and food security in the region. These groups, representing millions of farmers in Africa and around the world have submitted their concerns to the SADC Secretariat. They are calling for the rejection of the Protocol and urgent consultations with farmers, farmer movements and civil society before it’s too late.
On Thursday, 18 April 2013, the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) and a consortium of U.S. food and ingredient producers will host a food seminar in Sandton.
African Utility Week to give insight into large power users’ challenges
IMF Executive Board Completes Second Review Under the Extended Credit Facility Arrangement for Malawi and Approves US$19.6 Million Disbursement
BEIJING /PRNewswire/ — Mali became the first African nation to announce it will give its domains for free. Today the Dot ML Registry published the launch schedule for the .ML top level domain space. Dot ML – the Mali domain name – will be operated by the Agence des Technologies de l’Information et de la Communication (AGETIC) as a generic, unrestricted, clean and global TLD focusing on individuals and businesses in- and outside Mali.