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Germany pledges €1.5b to Green Climate Fund

The German Government has pledged to commit new funding of €1.5 billion to support the implementation of the Paris Agreement and global efforts at tackling climate change. Ms. Svenja Schulze, the Environment Minister, and Mr Gerd Muller, Development Minister, announced this at the ongoing 24th Conference of the Parties (COP …

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Malnutrition excessively high globally – Report

The Global Nutrition Report 2018 has disclosed that malnutrition is unacceptably high globally, however, there is an unprecedented opportunity to end it. A statement copied to the Ghana News Agency and signed by Mr James Nickerson of Global Report, Africa was the region hardest hit by overlapping forms of malnutrition. …

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Lack of stable electricity holding back 40% of businesses operating in least developed countries – UNCTAD

More than 40 per cent of businesses operating in least developed countries are held back by inadequate, unreliable and unaffordable electricity, the United Nations Conference on Trade and Development’s (UNCTAD) 2017 report on least developed countries has said. According to UNCTAD, the issue is affecting economic and infrastructural developments in …

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