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A special envoy dispatched to Banjul by the Russian Federation has disclosed that he came to seek The Gambia’s support in his country’s bid to host the World EXPO 2020 in the city of Ekaterinburg, report the Daily Observer – government’s controlled newspaper.
“Currently Africa represents only 3% of global electrical consumption, but by 2020 electrical consumption in Africa will have increased by 60%.”
Solar power in the Middle East seems simultaneously logical with sun-scorched deserts everywhere, and illogical, all that oil, at the same time.
“I think energy efficiency and management in the short to long term is the way to go and this conference’s emphasis on ways to improve these is impressive.”
Dubai Expo 2020 reports on two social initiatives in Africa that are helping foster sustainability on a local level
DUBAI, UAE, May 1, 2013/African Press Organization (APO)/ – Under the theme ‘Connecting Minds, Creating the Future’, Dubai is building its Expo 2020 bid (http://www.expo2020dubai.ae) on three sub-themes representing the forces that inspire global development: sustainability (lasting sources of energy and water); mobility (smart systems of logistics and transportation); and opportunity (new paths to economic development). Dubai Expo 2020 (http://www.expo2020dubai.ae/en/) reports on two social initiatives in Africa that are helping foster sustainability on a local level.
ABUJA, Nigeria, March 4, 2013/African Press Organization (APO)/ – Members of the ECOWAS Strategic Planning and Coordination Committee (SPCC) will begin a three-day meeting in Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso on Monday 4th March, 2013 to finalize the Risk Management aspect of the Regional Medium Term Action Area (RMTAA).