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Greenpeace Africa responds to PIDMA-Cameroon importing 1000 tons of corn seeds...

Press release | April 9, 2018 at 9:14

In response to news that Agriculture Investment and Market Development Project (known by its French acronym- PIDMA) officials are augmenting food supply in Cameroon by importing 1000 tons of hybrid corn seeds from South Africa, Greenpeace’s...

Greenpeace Africa: renewable energy deals a step towards a just energy transition

Press release | April 5, 2018 at 15:09

5 April 2018, Johannesburg – Newly appointed Minister of Energy Jeff Radebe signed the renewable energy agreements with 27 independent power producers on behalf of state-owned power utility Eskom, his department said.

Talking Forest With City Dwellers In Yaounde

Blog entry by Tatsifouo Fondjo Hermann | April 5, 2018

I have always seen surveys conducted on TV and until the 19 March 2018, I was afraid to approach strangers on the street and ask questions. During the World Forest Day celebration, we, the Environmental Ambassadors of Cameroon, decided...

Republic of Congo and Democratic Republic of Congo must translate words into action...

Press release | March 26, 2018 at 15:31

Brazzaville, 26 March 2018: Greenpeace Africa recognises the steps made by the Republic of Congo and the Democratic Republic of Congo who organised the Global Peatland Initiative’s third meeting in Brazzaville from 21-23 March. While both...

Greenpeace Africa opens pilot green space in Yaoundé

Press release | March 22, 2018 at 13:57

Yaoundé, 21 March 2018: Greenpeace Africa and local partners have today launched a pilot green space at the Baptist High School- Awai, to commemorate the World Forest Day. The need for urban green spaces is highlighted in the theme for this...

World Water Day: Greenpeace demands more commitment to defend South African people’s...

Press release | March 22, 2018 at 13:46

22 March 2018, Johannesburg – This year, South Africa will observe World Water Week under the ominous cloud of the Cape Town water crisis, and the stark reality of long-term water scarcity in South Africa and beyond our borders. The spotlight on...

3 Water-related Petitions to Sign this World Water Day

Blog entry by Angelo Louw | March 22, 2018

The past few years have been particularly devastating on the African continent as the effects of climate change have manifested in a series of crippling droughts, floods and other natural disasters in several countries. As weather...

Walking through the tropical swamps of DRC

Blog entry by Capucine Dayen | March 22, 2018

Planet Lovers & Protectors, m y name is Capucine Dayen, International Communications Coordinator for Greenpeace Africa, but I go by Caps. In June last year, I joined the Congo Basin Forest Campaign Team and together we work to protect...

Who is tampering with our water?

Blog entry by Lerato Ngakane | March 22, 2018

“We have a single opportunity, to change the narrative on water, by acting timeously in pursuit of a more promising future, in a better world, which should never face the scenario of the last single drop of water, in our lifetime and...

World Water Day 2018: Greenpeace Africa Urges Government to Preserve Kenya’s Water...

Press release | March 22, 2018 at 10:53

Nairobi 22 March 2018 - Greenpeace Africa has today urged the government of Kenya to put more effort into preserving the countries water catchment areas. This was during a clean up and tree planting exercise that was carried out at Gatharaine...

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