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Green Climate Fund to channel over $1.87bn in tackling emissions

Green Climate Fund is now financing climate action initiatives in over 100 developing countries after the final Board meeting of 2019 approved 13 new projects.
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Renewable energy is not the future, it’s the present!

Wangari Muchiri was named a 2019 Obama Leader for Africa and recognised at Africa Science Week for her role in breaking barriers for women in STEM.

Big break for women-led renewable energy projects in Africa

The Renewable Energy Performance Platform invites women-led renewable energy projects in Africa to apply for its funding programme. Deadline is 15 January 2020.
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Supporting women in business initiative secures $251m

French President Emmanuel Macron and G7 leaders have approved a package totalling $251m in support of the AfDB’s AFAWA initiative to support women entrepreneurs in Africa.

Adesina highlights funding gap for African women at G7 Summit

President of the AfDB, Akinwumi Adesina, attended a G7 Summit session where he announced the Affirmative Finance Action for Women in Africa initiative.
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Eight mentors join the Women in Wind Global Leadership Programme

The first year of the GWEC Women in Wind Global Leadership Programme, has selected eight participants from 85 applications from all over the world.
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Breaking ground for women in power

Breaking ground for women in power - interview with Sindi Mzamo from Divaine Growth Solutions that is running an 18-month Female Development Programme.

POWERGEN shines the spotlight on women in power

According to EY’s Women in Power & Utilities Index, only 5% of board executives and 16% of board members of the top 200 utilities globally are women.

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