Southern Africa climate change centre to launch

By Bizclik Editor

Southern African countries have agreed to launch a climate change centre in Namibia to tie in studies from across the region.

The Southern African Science Service Centre for Climate Change and Adaptive Land Management will be based in the Namibian capital of Windhoek. Angola, Botswana, Namibia, South Africa and Zambia all signed a declaration to launch the institution.

The centre will streamline regional scientific research on climate change trends and on managing natural resources to deal with changes.

READ MORE FROM AFRICAN BUSINESS REVIEW:

Dahabshiil provides vital service for African community

Ghana Home Loans' brave business model is paying off

Too much of a good marketing thing?

Read this month’s issue of ABR

Set up with €50 million in German aid, the centre will streamline regional scientific research on climate change trends and on managing natural resources to deal with them.

"This initiative will bring knowledge, data, information and services generated by our own scientists with support of their colleagues from Germany," Zambian science minister John Phiri said.

African Business Review is now available on the iPad. Click here to download it.

Share

Featured Articles

Middle East GDP hike of 57% if more women join workforce

By tapping into the potential of next-generation female workers, the MENA region could unlock new economic opportunities, up to US$2 trillion, reports PwC

Dialight supplies LED solutions for industrial safety

Reliance on inefficient lighting technologies are not only harmful to the environment, but also increase injury risk and cost

Top 10: Tech, AI, cloud, cyber speakers at TECH LIVE LONDON

TECH LIVE LONDON events sees technology leaders from IBM, Oracle, Vodafone, JP Morgan, Accenture and the US Space Force among the inspirational speakers

Cyber LIVE adds Vodafone head of cyber Kawalec to line-up

Leadership & Strategy

Musk’s multibillion hostile Twitter takeover – the timeline

Leadership & Strategy

Sustainable moves businesses can make to win customers, IBM

Sustainability