Cape Verde, the small island archipelago nation off Africa’s northwest coast, has set itself a very bold renewable energy target. As part of its “sustainable energy for all” agenda, it has pledged to obtain 100% of its electricity from renewable resources by 2025.
Investors Group endorses CSOs Costed Implementation Plan, GFF Secretariat & PMNCH announce co-financing of $800,000 in 2018
Aminu Magashi Garba of the Africa Health Budget Network and Angeline Mutunga of AFP/Jhpiego, civil society’s representatives on the GFF Investors Group had jointly presented the CSOs Implementation Costed Plan yesterday, Wednesday 8th November 2017. The presentation took place during the Global Financing Facility (GFF) in support of Every Woman Every Child (GFF) 6th Investors Group Meeting.
Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation announces US$200 million pledge to the GFF to scale up life-saving services, the first of investors’ expected contributions to GFF Trust Fund in the replenishment. This commitment supplements the foundation’s initial $75 million investment in 2015
Armed with the belief that change happens when citizens are able
to engage meaningfully with their government, Amadou Kanouté is improving the lives of the people of Senegal one community meeting at a time.
16 August 2016 - Through collecting data on large-scale land transactions, the Land Matrix increases transparency to foster accountability of investors and other parties involved in large-scale land transactions.
Addis Ababa, 25 April 2016 - The Land Policy Initiative - Civil Society Organizations (LPI-CSO) Platform organized a two-day workshop to validate thematic papers that will form the basis of an advocacy agenda for the LPI-CSO working groups. The workshop was a side event to the High Level Forum on United Nations Global Geospatial Information Management, held in Addis Ababa under the theme “Good land governance for the 2030 Agenda”.
Sonatel and Ministry of Health and Social Action sign partnership to improve communication about health services in Senegal
On 12 May 2014, Mme Awa Marie Coll Seck, Senegalese Minister of Health and Social Action, and M Alioune Ndiaye, CEO of Sonatel, signed a framework partnership agreement to improve ways of communicating information about health services in Senegal, particularly in terms of raising public awareness, preventing the risk of disease and managing emergencies.
UNDP and the French Embassy in Dakar have produced a short animation explaining the importance of filing taxes on time and complying with the procedures of the Senegalese government. The film conveys the importance of taxes in terms of serving the country’s people and it depicts, in simple terms, the improvements made when public budgets are available and properly managed.
(Agence Ecofin) - The management of the Telecommunications and Posts Regulatory Agency (ARTP) confirmed the launch of the portability of mobile telephone numbers is still scheduled for Tuesday 1st September 2015. It coming into force should increase competition on the national telecommunications market. Consumers will have full powers and freedom to not put up with bad network or service quality from any telecom operator.