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Voluntary Certification, Timber Legality and Carbon Offsets in Africa - Opportunities and Challenges

Turning the tide: Reversing deforestation and forest degradation
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Voluntary Certification, Timber Legality and Carbon Offsets in Africa - Opportunities and Challenges

This video was prepared for the XV World Forestry Congress in Seoul, Republic of Korea, from May 2-6, 2022. The related sub-theme is "Turning the tide: Reversing deforestation and forest degradation."

GRI Program Spreading Responsible Business Practices in Africa

GRI and Switzerland's SECO collaborate on capacity building for sustainability reporting
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April 15, 2022 /3BL Media/ - A program to support more business in the African region to engage with sustainability reporting and increase their accountability is underway, thanks to funding from Switzerland’s State Secretariat for Economic Affairs (SECO).

Mastercard CEO Michael Miebach Shares Insights for Davos Agenda

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Mastercard CEO Michael Miebach shares insights from our work in Africa to empower everyone, everywhere for a brighter digital future.

Read more via World Economic Forum: https://bit.ly/3FTLGRw

Global Citizen Reveals 117 Million Lives Benefited Three Years On From Commitments Announced At The Epic Mandela 100 Festival

Despite the Pandemic More than $4.7 Billion of the Total $7.2 Billion in Funding Commitments have been Disbursed and Allocated
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Despite the Pandemic More than $4.7 Billion of the Total $7.2 Billion in Funding Commitments have been Disbursed and Allocated 

Greatest Impact Seen in Healthcare, Nutrition and Gender Equality

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Despite the Pandemic More than $4.7 Billion of the Total $7.2 Billion in Funding Commitments have been Disbursed and Allocated 

Greatest Impact Seen in Healthcare, Nutrition and Gender Equality

I Went to COP26 to Speak Up for Africa's Youth. I Had Big Expectations, This Was the Reality.

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By Azeez Abubakar

Azeez Tobi Abubakar is a 23-year-old Nigerian climate activist and a member of the Global Citizen Fellowship Program, powered by BeyGOOD.

African Research Foundation Partners With International Pharmaceutical Industry to Strengthen Capacity for Health Innovation in Africa

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African research foundation partners with international pharmaceutical industry to strengthen capacity for health innovation in Africa

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African research foundation partners with international pharmaceutical industry to strengthen capacity for health innovation in Africa

Cadbury Helps With Literacy in Africa

Empowering children through stories in their own language
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Only 2% of books published in South Africa are in local African languages, yet 80% of the population speaks a language other than English or Afrikaans.

Our Cadbury Dairy Milk brand wants to change this, with a little bit of glass and a half goodness. All children should get the chance to fall in love with reading, and what better way to do this, than by creating enchanting stories written in their own language.

Novartis and GSK Announce Collaboration to Support Scientific Research Into Genetic Diversity in Africa

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  • Project Africa GRADIENT calls on local researchers to submit proposals exploring the link between genetic diversity and response to malaria and tuberculosis drugs in African patients
  • Combined funding commitment of GBP 2.8 million (USD 3.6 million) over five years

  • Researchers based at universities, science councils and other public research organizations across Africa are invited to express ‘intent to submit’ by  March 1, 2021

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  • Project Africa GRADIENT calls on local researchers to submit proposals exploring the link between genetic diversity and response to malaria and tuberculosis drugs in African patients
  • Combined funding commitment of GBP 2.8 million (USD 3.6 million) over five years

  • Researchers based at universities, science councils and other public research organizations across Africa are invited to express ‘intent to submit’ by  March 1, 2021

African Business Leaders Call for Sustainable Response to the COVID-19 Pandemic at UN Global Compact Event

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At Making Global Goals Local Business - Africa, improved labour conditions, human rights, water management, and gender equality took center stage

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At Making Global Goals Local Business - Africa, improved labour conditions, human rights, water management, and gender equality took center stage

CAMA Launches Strategic Plan for Elimination of Malaria in Africa

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LAGOS, Nigeria, December 1, 2020 /3BL Media/ - The Corporate Alliance on Malaria in Africa (CAMA) announced the launch of its strategic plan for 2021-2023, which sets out the blueprint for action for the next three years. Through private sector initiatives, the Alliance aims to reach millions of people with malaria control interventions to improve awareness and scale up prevention activities. The plan was launched at CAMA’s 2020 Partners Meeting, which took place virtually on 24 November 2020.

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