Daily Archives: October 3, 2013
Africa’s biggest wind power project, it involves the development of a 300 MW wind farm comprising 365 wind turbines of 850kW capacity each and a 33kV electrical network
AfDB, largest financier of clean energy on the African continent with $4.3 billion in energy projects
Between 2011 and 2012, the African Development Bank (AfDB) increased by a staggering 92% its investment in clean energy in Africa
World cereal production set to jump 8 percent this year / Serious food insecurity affects Syria, Central African Republic and DR Congo
ROME, Italy, October 3, 2013/African Press Organization (APO)/ – The outlook for global cereal supply in the 2013/14 marketing season remains generally favourable despite downward adjustments to forecasts for world cereal production and closing stocks, according to the latest issue of FAO’s quarterly Crop Prospects and Food Situation report.
Production céréalière mondiale en progression de 8 pour cent en 2013 / La Syrie, la République centrafricaine et la RD du Congo sont victimes d’une grave insécurité alimentaire
ROME, Italie, 3 octobre 2013/African Press Organization (APO)/ – Les perspectives de l’offre mondiale de céréales pour la campagne de commercialisation 2013/14 restent généralement favorables, en dépit des révisions à la baisse des estimations de la production et des stocks de clôture, selon le dernier rapport trimestriel de la FAO Perspectives de récoltes et situation alimentaire.
Africa’s Tourism Set to Boost Economic Growth, Create New Jobs, and Now Outpace Other Regions for New Tourism Investment
WASHINGTON, October 3, 2013/African Press Organization (APO)/ – IFC VP and Treasurer Jingdong Hua visited Lusaka this week to reaffirm IFC’s commitment to private sector development in Zambia. Hua also thanked the Zambian authorities for their support to IFC’s Zambezi bond. The bond is the first local-currency bond issued by a non-resident in Zambia. It raised 150 million kwacha to support IFC’s private sector development lending program in the country.
DUBLIN, Ireland, October 3, 2013/African Press Organization (APO)/ – Tánaiste and Minister for Foreign Affairs and Trade, Eamon Gilmore T.D., today highlighted the growth potential for Irish companies doing business in Africa.
Government and industry leaders to seek solutions for world’s energy priorities
UNEP to Host Major South-South Development Expo in Nairobi / Delivering Successful Green Solutions from the South to the World
NAIROBI, Kenya, October 3, 2013/African Press Organization (APO)/ – This month high-level delegates from across the globe will gather at the headquarters of the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) in Nairobi, Kenya, to spotlight, showcase and scale up innovative local solutions to global problems at the 2013 Global South-South Development Expo.