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On International Day of Forests, Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) announces new forestry education initiatives

This year’s theme highlights importance of forestry education to secure the future of our forests

FAO marked the International Day of Forests today by announcing two new forestry education initiatives aimed at raising awareness among children and young people on the sustainable use and conservation of forests. The two projects, funded by Germany with over $2 million, will address major challenges in forestry education and…

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While leading Oil Industry Working Visit to Nigeria, NJ Ayuk calls for industry collaboration on local content development and improved governance

Nigeria is Africa’s biggest oil producer with a massive investment potential in oil

Centurion CEO and Executive Chairman of the African Energy Chamber (EnergyChamber.org), NJ Ayuk, is leading an industry delegation to Nigeria this week to meet various oil industry players. On landing in Lagos, he called for more industry collaboration on key issues pertaining to Nigeria’s oil & gas industry, including local…

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    • Source: GROHE | GROHE, Miele und Viessmann organise the first Intelligent Living Summit at the 2019 ISH in Frankfurt am Main, Germany, with the following participants (from the left to the right): Christoph Keese, CEO Axel Springer hy GmbH and Keynote Speaker, Achim Berg, President of Bitkom and host of the panel, Michael Rauterkus, CEO GROHE AG, Axel Kniehl, Executive Director - Marketing and Sales at Miele, and Max Viessmann, Co-CEO of Viessmann
    • Source: GROHE | Top-class round table during the first Intelligent Living Summit at the ISH 2019 with the following participants (from the left to the right): Christoph Keese, CEO Axel Springer hy GmbH and Keynote Speaker, Max Viessmann, Co-CEO of Viessmann, Axel Kniehl, Executive Director - Marketing and Sales of Miele, Michael Rauterkus, CEO GROHE AG, and Achim Berg, President of Bitkom and moderator
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Smart Home: From Toy to Intelligent Solutions with Real Added Value

By 2030, the number of sensors and devices connected to the Internet of Things (IoT) is expected to increase to about 125 billion worldwide

Intelligent Living Summit: GROHE (www.GROHE.com), Miele and Viessmann start cross-industry dialogue; Focus on the meaningful digitization in living spaces and the digital transformation of companies; By 2030, the number of sensors and devices connected to the Internet of Things (IoT) is expected to increase to about 125 billion worldwide. It…

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Now even bigger and more international than ever: The 5th agrofood & plastprintpack Nigeria 2019 with 120+ global technology leaders from 24 countries

Top level 3-day conference on Skills development, Value chain approach, Circular economy & Finance, start-ups and digitalization

Due to the upbeat market development and an ever increasing interest in the Nigerian market, agrofood (https://bit.ly/2Gbu1K6) & plastprintpack Nigeria (https://bit.ly/2W9E6M8) 2019 continue their success story and are even bigger and more international as 120+ global technology leaders from 24 countries participate. The exhibition is complemented by a top level 3-day…

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Namibian exchange students to Germany tell of their experiences

Representatives from the Association of German School Societies in Namibia (AGDS) and the German Embassy had invited the learners on 11 March 2019 to relate their experiences

“I was really impressed by the strong family ties and the friendliness of the people.” This is how Mauritz du Preez (Windhoek High School) described his stay in Germany. He is one of six exchange students, who have recently returned from their exchange programme, and who were all enthusiastic about…

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The African Development Bank pledges US$ 25 billion to climate finance for 2020-2025, doubling its commitments

Akinwumi A. Adesina said that the Bank would commit at least US$25 billion towards climate finance

Bank to launch ‘Green Baseload’ Facility to provide concessional finance to support reliable and affordable renewable energy baseload; “Desert to Power” initiative enters implementation stage with Yeleen Project in Burkina Faso. The African Development Bank (www.AfDB.org) will double its climate finance commitments for the period 2020-2025, the Bank’s President announced…

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World Bank Group Announcements at One Planet Summit

Ambitious new plans to scale up climate action in Africa include $22.5bn in new finance

The World Bank Group today made several announcements to scale up support for both climate adaptation and mitigation in Africa during the third One Planet Summit. The summit is being convened by President Uhuru Kenyatta of Kenya, President Emmanuel Macron of France, Interim President of the World Bank Group, Kristalina…

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Merck Foundation calls for Applications for “Merck More Than a Mother” Fashion Awards in partnership with the First Lady of Zambia and Zambia Fashion Week

Merck Foundation invites application from all Fashion Designers of Zambia to create a design with the aim to break the stigma around infertility in Zambia and rest of Africa

Merck Foundation (www.Merck-Foundation.com), the philanthropic arm of Merck KGaA Germany announces the Call for Application of “Merck More Than a Mother” Fashion Awards in partnership with H.E. ESTHER LUNGU, The First Lady of Zambia, together with Zambia Fashion Week. “All Fashion Designers are invited to create a design with the aim to deliver…

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Virtuosity times two: "The Modern Cello-Piano Duo" in Windhoek

The two German musicians Christian Kröger (piano) and Daniel Sorour (cello) will present a programme that encompasses a brilliant mix of classical and modern pop music

On 16 March 2019, the German Embassy will present a concert by “The Modern Cello-Piano Duo” at 19h00 in the auditorium of the DHPS. The two German musicians Christian Kröger (piano) and Daniel Sorour (cello) will present a programme that encompasses a brilliant mix of classical and modern pop music.…

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GROHE Shapes the Future of Water with a record number of innovations at ISH 2019

From smart home to smart buildings: creating an intelligent ecosystem for water security and water management

3D printing will revolutionize the water experience at home; Bathroom and kitchen solutions complement latest trends with vast range of color finishes across all draw off points, flush plates and accessories; From smart home to smart buildings: creating an intelligent ecosystem for water security and water management Consumers are fundamentally changing how they define and…