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Jul 15
Zayed Sustainability Prize Demonstrates Global Reach and Impact with over 5,900 Submissions 

15 July 2024, Abu Dhabi, UAE: The Zayed Sustainability Prize, the UAE’s pioneering global award for sustainability and humanitarianism, has officially closed entries for its 2025 awards cycle. A total of 5,980 applications were received across the six Prize categories of Health, Food, Energy, Water, Climate Action and Global High Schools, from 156 countries.  The Zayed […]

Apr 15
QAHE Signs Memorandum of Understanding with International Accreditation Agencies

QAHE The International Association for Quality Assurance in Pre-Tertiary & Higher Education (QAHE) is delighted to announce the signing of three significant Memoranda of Understanding (MOUs) with prominent international accreditation agencies. These partnerships will foster reciprocal recognition and strategic collaboration to promote excellence in education and quality assurance across borders. The first MOU has been […]

Mar 01
ATIDI and the Government of Kenya Partner to Advance Renewable Energy Projects

·       The Government of Kenya and ATIDI have signed the Regional Liquidity Support Facility Memorandum of Understanding (the “RLSF MoU”). ·       This is a major milestone as it outlines a collaborative effort to identify, develop, and implement renewable energy and eligible transmission projects across Kenya. ·       […]

Feb 27
Earthquake Recovery in Morocco: All “Phases” at Once

By Yossef Ben-MeirMarrakech, Morocco It has been more than six months since that calamitous night in the High Atlas Mountains in the Kingdom of Morocco. Devastating earthquakes are nightmarish realities, and it is only by waking and doing day after day where we slowly, but surely, hopefully recover. The gradual process of healing is with […]

Dec 21
Rwanda and European Investment Bank agree new Critical Raw Materials investment partnership

By Harriet Kwamboka Rwanda and the European Investment Bank (EIB) today signed a Joint Declaration enabling a strategic alliance to enhance investment in critical raw material value chains. This landmark agreement will strengthen technical and financial cooperation to identify critical raw material sector investment that creates skilled jobs, supports economic development, and ensure environmentally and […]

Dec 21
Zayed Sustainability Prize opens submissions for 2025 cycle

Small and medium enterprises, nonprofit organisations and high schools are invited to submit entries before the 23 June 2024 deadline By Linda Cofie Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates: The Zayed Sustainability Prize, the UAE’s pioneering global sustainability and humanitarian award, has officially announced that the 2025 cycle is now open for submissions.  Submissions will be […]

Dec 13
ATIDI partners with Dubai-based AMEA Power on the 20 MW Ituka West Nile Uganda Limited Solar Project

By Mike Omuodo ·       ATIDI to support AMEA Power’s 20 MW Solar Power project in Uganda, with RLSF cover ·       The partnership, announced on the margins of COP28 in Dubai, underscores ATIDI’s commitment to risk mitigation and project resilience in the dynamic landscape of sustainable energy initiatives ·       RLSF is a joint initiative of ATIDI, KfW Development Bank and the Norwegian Agency for […]

Dec 13
Refugees fleeing Somali civil war receive grants, training, and market access to become entrepreneurs

By Village Enterprise 13 December 2023 – A new program that trains refugees, displaced by the Somali civil war, to become entrepreneurs and start their own small businesses has launched within the Kobe, Hilaweyn, and Melkadida refugee camps in Ethiopia.  Village Enterprise, the nonprofit seeking to end extreme poverty in rural Africa through entrepreneurship, innovation, […]

Dec 07
Shelter Afrique Secures Technical Assistance Grant from IsDBI to pioneer affordable Housing products in key thematic funds

Mike Omuodo Dubai, 7th December 2023 – Shelter Afrique, the leading Pan-African Housing Finance Institution, announced a collaboration with the Islamic Development Bank Institute (IsDBI) at the sidelines of COP28. The partnership aims to develop Islamic Housing Finance Products to respond to the growing demand for affordable and climate adaptive housing solutions across the continent. Shelter Afrique […]