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Africa Progress Panel urges triple energy win – for people, power and planet

Kofi Annan’s Africa Progress Panel today (5 Jun) issues its report Power, People, Planet: Seizing Africa’s Energy and Climate Opportunities with a crucial message for 2015, a year when critical climate talks will set the future direction of the world’s weather and world leaders commit to achieving and financing sustainable development goals.

Launch of Africa Progress Panel report 5 June

Africa Progress Panel ground-breaking report coming on 5 June on fighting energy poverty, the effects and future of climate change, and Africa’s vast sustainable energy.

More weather index insurance for African smallholder farmers

IFC signed 2 grant agreements with MicroEnsure Ltd for index-based weather insurance to help small-scale farmers in Rwanda and Zambia manage drought and too much rain.