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Energy Access Is Key to Sub-Saharan Africa's Economic Recovery

  • Energy Access
  • Energy
  • coronavirus
  • electricity
  • economy
  • agriculture
  • finance
  • fossil fuels
  • health
  • manufacturing
  • renewable energy
A young South African woman holds up a cloth face mask next to a sewing machine.
  • Energy Access
  • Energy
  • coronavirus
  • electricity
  • economy
  • agriculture
  • finance
  • fossil fuels
  • health
  • manufacturing
  • renewable energy
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INSIDER: Mainstreaming Climate Adaptation into Development: Three Lessons from Kenya

  • Climate Resilience
  • adaptation finance
  • INSIDER
  • water scarcity
  • Water Security
  • drought
  • adaptation
  • agriculture
  • Climate
  • food security
Herders in Kenya.
  • Climate Resilience
  • adaptation finance
  • INSIDER
  • water scarcity
  • Water Security
  • drought
  • adaptation
  • agriculture
  • Climate
  • food security
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Missing Links Between Electricity Access and Development Priorities in Africa

  • Energy Access
  • Energy
  • sustainable development goals
  • electricity
  • development
  • agriculture
  • health
  • sustainable development
Nurses care for newborns at a maternity hospital in Sierra Leone. Photo by Dominic Chavez/World Bank.
  • Energy Access
  • Energy
  • sustainable development goals
  • electricity
  • development
  • agriculture
  • health
  • sustainable development
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Africa’s Restoration Entrepreneurs Aid in COVID-19 Response

  • Forests
  • agriculture
  • Food
  • food security
  • Food Loss and Waste
  • forest restoration
  • restoration
A man working on a farm.
  • Forests
  • agriculture
  • Food
  • food security
  • Food Loss and Waste
  • forest restoration
  • restoration
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Which Countries Are Most Vulnerable to Locust Swarms?

  • Africa
  • agriculture
  • food security
  • maps
  • Africa
  • agriculture
  • food security
  • maps
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Attention Investors: African Entrepreneurs Are Restoring Land and Making Profit

  • Forests
  • agriculture
  • forest restoration
  • Kenya
  • regreening africa restoration agriculture
  • sustainable agriculture
Caroline Kariuki co-founded GreenPot Enterprises to help farmer-investors plant bamboo and restore degraded land in Kenya. Photo by Will Anderson/WRI.
  • Forests
  • agriculture
  • forest restoration
  • Kenya
  • regreening africa restoration agriculture
  • sustainable agriculture
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Kenyan Herders Are Switching from Cattle to Camels to Adapt to Climate Change

  • Climate Resilience
  • adaptation
  • agriculture
  • Kenya
Camel traders at a livestock market in Kenya
  • Climate Resilience
  • adaptation
  • agriculture
  • Kenya
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Congo Basin Deforestation Threatens Food and Water Supplies Throughout Africa

  • Food
  • Forests
  • Water
  • Sustainable Development Goal 15
  • Water Security
  • deforestation
  • agriculture
Women model the handmade baskets they use every day in Malolo 2, Republic of Congo.
  • Food
  • Forests
  • Water
  • Sustainable Development Goal 15
  • Water Security
  • deforestation
  • agriculture
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For Small Businesses in Africa, Climate Resilience Is an Economic Opportunity

  • Equity
  • Climate Resilience
  • Sustainable Development Goal 1
  • business opportunity
  • adaptation
  • agroforestry
  • forest restoration
  • regreening africa restoration agriculture
  • restoration
  • sustainable business
Herders with cattle in Tigray, Ethiopia. Mohammed Bakarr / GEF
  • Equity
  • Climate Resilience
  • Sustainable Development Goal 1
  • business opportunity
  • adaptation
  • agroforestry
  • forest restoration
  • regreening africa restoration agriculture
  • restoration
  • sustainable business

Places to Watch: 3 Forests Experiencing Rapid Clearing Right Now

  • Forests
  • deforestation
  • biodiversity
  • Brazil
  • agriculture
  • Indonesia
  • palm oil
Mountain gorilla
  • Forests
  • deforestation
  • biodiversity
  • Brazil
  • agriculture
  • Indonesia
  • palm oil
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This Man Wants to Pull 60,000 Rwandans Out of Poverty by Planting Trees

  • deforestation
  • drought
  • agriculture
  • food security
  • forest restoration
  • Forests
Planting trees in Rwanda
  • deforestation
  • drought
  • agriculture
  • food security
  • forest restoration
  • Forests
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As More Companies Go “Deforestation-Free,” What Does It Mean for Heavily Forested Nations?

  • Business
  • Corporate Climate Policy Leadership
  • deforestation
  • Africa
  • agriculture
  • Forests
Oil palm plantation in Gabon
  • Business
  • Corporate Climate Policy Leadership
  • deforestation
  • Africa
  • agriculture
  • Forests

Can We Restore 350 Million Hectares by 2030?

  • deforestation
  • degraded lands
  • agriculture
  • agroforestry
  • forest restoration
  • restoration
Woman in African field
  • deforestation
  • degraded lands
  • agriculture
  • agroforestry
  • forest restoration
  • restoration
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Awash in Green and Gold: The Emerging Restoration Economy in Kenya

  • Forests
  • Business
  • deforestation
  • Africa
  • agriculture
  • Kenya
  • restoration
seedling in a Kenyan nursery
  • Forests
  • Business
  • deforestation
  • Africa
  • agriculture
  • Kenya
  • restoration

If Climate Change Is the Existential Crisis of Our Age, Why Isn’t it Getting More Attention?

  • climate science
  • drought
  • agriculture
  • climate change
  • food security
  • sea level rise
  • us policy
California drought
  • climate science
  • drought
  • agriculture
  • climate change
  • food security
  • sea level rise
  • us policy
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Kenya to Restore Denmark-sized Area of Degraded Land

  • deforestation
  • degraded lands
  • Africa
  • agriculture
  • Kenya
  • restoration
Farmers in Kenya
  • deforestation
  • degraded lands
  • Africa
  • agriculture
  • Kenya
  • restoration

STATEMENT: At COP21, Heads of State and Institutions Call for Pricing Carbon

  • carbon pricing
  • COP21
  • business opportunity
  • emissions
  • international climate policy
  • low carbon development
  • sustainable business
  • world bank
  • carbon pricing
  • COP21
  • business opportunity
  • emissions
  • international climate policy
  • low carbon development
  • sustainable business
  • world bank
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Beyond Conflict, Water Stress Contributed to Europe’s Migration Crisis

  • Climate Resilience
  • Water
  • Aqueduct
  • agriculture
  • Europe
  • water
  • water map
  • water stress
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  • Climate Resilience
  • Water
  • Aqueduct
  • agriculture
  • Europe
  • water
  • water map
  • water stress
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Will World Forestry Congress See Merit in Trees Outside the Forest?

  • Forests
  • drought
  • agriculture
  • forest restoration
  • landscapes
  • restoration
  • timber
Restoring trees in drylands can improve higher food security. (Drylands, Mail) Photo by TREEAID/Flickr.
  • Forests
  • drought
  • agriculture
  • forest restoration
  • landscapes
  • restoration
  • timber

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