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  1. EU GCCA+ in the news: Sustainable agriculture in Upper Guinea

    The Project for the Introduction of Sustainable Agriculture Practices on Family Farms in Upper Guinea (PIPADEF-HG) was launched in the urban community of Kankan, as part of the GCCA+ West Africa project, implemented by Expertise France under the aegis of the Economic Community of West African...
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  2. Ghana: "LEAN" project the preservation of biodiversity

    The Landscapes and Environmental Agility across the Nation (LEAN) project aims to protect this threatened biodiversity. Recently launched in Ghana, the project is being implemented by a coalition of organizations including World Vision, Tropenbos Ghana, EcoCare Ghana and Rainforest Alliance. "The...
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  3. The women tackling The Gambia’s waste problem

    The Gambia’s famous food markets attract tourists and local residents alike. From the sprawling Bakau fish market to the fruit and vegetable stalls at Abuko, the markets dotted around the Greater Banjul Area are an essential part of life in the capital region. The markets are usually laid out with...
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  4. Cuba’s new energy revolution

    A renewable energy revolution is sweeping across Cuba. Committed to reducing its greenhouse gas emissions by generating nearly a quarter of its electricity from renewable sources by 2030, Cuba has embarked on an ambitious plan to scale up biogas production. For decades, Cuba relied on cheap oil...
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  5. Patricia Rodriguez Fortun shared information from the group Environment, Climate Change and Green Economy 30 September 2021
    A climate awakening is urgently needed to save the world’s most vulnerable Time is fast running out for millions of people living in high-risk situations where their livelihoods, their homes, and their very lives are at stake. Extreme climate and weather-related devastation is occurring at an...
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  6. EU GCCA+: Sugarcane “nests” to protect fruit trees in Cape Verde

    The GCCA+ Agro Floresta project in Cape Verde is introducing agroecology techniques among the local communities. One of these techniques is called “nests" and consists of protecting fruit trees with straw or sugarcane bagasse. The “nests” have several purposes like keeping moisture in soil,...
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  7. Solar panels for Trinidad and Tobago: 12 recipients chosen

    The European Union through the Global Climate Change Alliance Plus (GCCA+) programme is funding €2.4 million for Trinidad and Tobago Solar Photovoltaic solar panels. As part of the initiative, 12 recipients were given grants for the installation of small-scale roof-mounted solar panels to be used...
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  8. EU GCCA+ SUPA: chicks and pigs for Kiribati

    The Rikian Arora Community from Nuka Village in Beru in Kiribati are focusing on Poultry and Piggery Farming as a way to improve animal protein consumption, create self-employment, generate income and strengthen the food security system for the next generation in Beru and neighbouring remote...
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  9. GCCA+ West Africa project’s 2020 annual review: concrete achievements

    The GCCA+ West Africa (GCCA+ WA) project achieved concrete results in 2020 despite the global health crisis, notably through the financing of 11 new climate smart agriculture pilot projects and capacity building of institutions and actors in the sub-region. Promoting the emergence of innovative...
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