Publications - Energy Security and Climate Change in Sub-Saharan Africa
International Women’s Day celebrated by the German Cooperation in Cameroon
On March 9th, 2019, the German cooperation in Cameroon celebrated the International Women’s Day, with the theme: “Women and their environment across the ages”, in Konrad Adenauer Stiftung’s premices in Yaounde, Cameroon.
53rd Youth Day in Cameroon: the major challenges
Cameroon celebrated its 53rd Youth Day on 11 February 2019. An important day for most of the Cameroonian because the country has a large population of young people, 70% are under the age of 30 according to the National Employment Fund (NEF).
Langzeitpräsident im Amt bestätigt – Paul Biya sichert sich 7. Amtszeit
Kamerun hat gewählt
Nach Ausbruch des gewaltsamen Konflikts in den anglophonen Provinzen Kameruns und den Rücktritten vieler Langzeitherrscher in Afrika standen die diesjährigen Präsident-schaftswahlen in Kamerun unter besonderer Beobachtung und Erwartungshaltung. Das Ergebnis: Alles bleibt (zunächst) beim Alten – Paul Biya geht nach 36 Jahren im Amt auch in seine siebte Amtszeit. Die Mitbewerber blieben chancenlos. Neu ist lediglich, dass ganze Bevölkerungsschichten der Wahl fern blieben. Die Opposition scheiterte mit Beschwerden gegen die Wahl. Der Status Kameruns als „Stabilitätsanker“ Zentralafrikas gerät ins Wanken.
Science, economics and politics of climate change
A guide for policymakers in Cameroon
In our ongoing quest to raise awareness of theconcept of climate change for the understanding ofall Cameroonians, all national stakeholdersincluding BDCP-Cameroon have been involved tomake the understanding of climate change a reality.
Attention, Internet Fraud!
False information about scholarships of the Konrad-Adenauer-Stiftung
Dear applicants for scholarships of the Konrad-Adenauer-Stiftung. Currently there are circulating on the internet various offers of services for obtaining scholarships from the Konrad-Adenauer-Foundation, often at considerable costs. Some websites are using the logo of the Konrad-Adenauer-Foundation without authorization.
State of Electricity Production and Distribution in Cameroon
A report by Durando Ndongsok and Oliver Ruppel
The report provides an insight into the State of Electricity Production and Distribution in Cameroon, the related challenges, the untapped potential and the legal framework.
After the UN Climate Change Conference COP23: Acting Globally and Locally
How we can prepare people severely affected by climate change
The Paris Climate Agreement in 2015 was groundbreaking. Almost all nations agreed on limiting global warming to well below two degrees. The following conferences in Morocco and Bonn aimed at the implementation of the agreement: A key question is, how severely affected people can adapt on climate change and how they can get fast and sustainable assistance. We discussed these issues with stakeholders and experts from Africa, Europe und Latin America.
Climate Report 2017: South Africa
Private Sector and Climate Finance in the G20 Countries
South Africa is fossil fuel dependent with approximately 90 percent of its energy derived from coal. Per capita, it is in the top 15 carbon emitters in the world. South Africa’s climate change response policy frameworks include a commitment to reduce its greenhouse gas emissions to below business-as-usual by 34 percent by 2020, and 42 percent by 2025. In order to achieve these commitments, additional financial investments – from both public and private sources – are required.
The Konrad-Adenauer-Stiftung mourns the loss of Helmut Kohl
On the death of former German Chancellor Helmut Kohl, Chairman of the Konrad-Adenauer-Stiftung and former President of the European Parliament, Hans-Gert Pöttering, writes:
Global Emissions Reduction
Motivators, Obstacles and the Role of Germany
Results of a comparative survey of experts in China, India, Russia and the USA. The report shows that there are many differences between the four countries, but also some similarities. It particularly highlights the fact that preventing climate change is still not a major motivating factor when it comes to reducing emissions.
Politische Kurzberichte der KAS-Auslandsbüros
The Konrad-Adenauer-Stiftung is a political foundation. Our offices abroad are in charge of over 200 projects in more than 120 countries. The country reports offer current analyses, exclusive evaluations, background information and forecasts - provided by our international staff.
The Konrad-Adenauer-Stiftung, its educational institutions, centres and foreign offices, offer several thousand events on various subjects each year. We provide up to date and exclusive reports on selected conferences, events and symposia at www.kas.de. In addition to a summary of the contents, you can also find additional material such as pictures, speeches, videos or audio clips.