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Hydrogen key to developing a global green economy

Green hydrogen could one day evolve into a global commodity, traded in the same way that gas, oil and coal are. This would strengthen energy security and international trace in a cost- effective way.
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Roundtable: Climate finance – adaptation and mitigation

Compounding climate challenges, COVID-19 has introduced multiple, intersecting systemic shocks, and one of its casualties has been the capacity to adapt and respond to escalating climate risks.
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Spanish dairy farm: From self-sufficiency to green gas market

German biogas specialist Welltech will build a biomethane power plant for Spanish cattle farm Torre Santamaria, which already covers its own energy demands from a biogas plant.
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IFC backs Absa Bank to create Africa’s first green loan

The International Finance Corporation (IFC) will provide Absa Bank a loan of up to $150 million to create Africa’s first certified green loan.
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Ed’s note: Where are the eco-warriors of today?

The green economy and environmental, social and governance (ESG) domain are where eco-warriors have moved the fight to save our planet.
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Green economy innovations for service delivery conference

The Green Economy Innovations for Service Delivery Conference is hosted by GreenCape in partnership with City of Cape Town's Department of Enterprise Development and Investment on the Enlit Africa digital event platform.
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Green investment best practices highlighted by East African leaders

Green investment and its importance were highlighted in recent dialogues between the European Investment Bank, the Portuguese Embassy in Kenya, the financial community and development stakeholders.
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Rwanda: electric motorbike company secures $3.5 million investment

Electric motorbike company Ampersand Rwanda has secured a $3.5 million investment, the largest ever venture capital fund investment, from Ecosystem Integrity Fund (EIF) into sub-Saharan Africa.
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World’s first clean hydrogen investment fund launched

Independent asset manager FiveT Capital Holding have launched a private infrastructure fund dedicated to delivering clean hydrogen infrastructure projects at scale.
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Africa needs financial support to adapt to climate change

Financial support for Africa to adapt to climate change is crucial, UN Secretary-General António Guterres said as he addressed an online dialogue for leaders convened by the African Development Bank (AfDB).

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