Events - Energy Security and Climate Change in Sub-Saharan Africa
Sustainable use of resources in the extractive industries: the role of local content provisions
Local content provisions in the extractive industries: Efforts by national and regional actors to support enterprise development as part of the value chain.
Sub-Sahara Africa possesses one of the largest shares of resources in the world. However, the mining industries have failed to contribute to social and economic growth for the larger population. The conference aims to discuss how local value chains can become more sustainable in order to generate economic growth and opportunities for everyone. At the same time the access to raw materials from African countries is essential for manufacturing industries worldwide in order to secure a transition to green energy technologies. The conference combines both aspects and will discuss the roles and responsabilities of different actors to support these social and economic transitions to achieve sustainable development for all.
THE LAKE CHAD BASIN REGION: YESTERDAY, TODAY AND FUTURE PROSPECTS
Between humanitarian crisis and climate change
This workshop will look at future prospects of the lake Tschad Basin region. Participants from the academia, the parliament, policymakers, civil society organizations, the media as well as development partners are expected.
"COP IN CAMEROON : COP CHEZ NOUS 2018" Towards COP 24
Sub regional training for young Climate Ambassadors
The workshop will train African young Ambassadors on climate negotiations methods as preparation to their participation to COP 24. Furthermore, the training session will enable the participants to identify regional projects.
Presentation and donation of books of Konrad Adenauer Stiftung to cameroonian Universities
Presentation and donation of books of the Konrad Adenauer Stiftung to Cameroonian universities.Scheduled universities: Yaoundé, Douala, Dschang, Bangangte.
Presentation of the book " The State of Biofuels Development in Cameroon"
The presentation of the book, which was edited by S2Services based in Douala and KAS Regional Programm for Climate Policy and Energy Security in Subsaharan Africa, will take place on the 22th of August 2018 at the Hilton Hotel in Yaoundé, Cameroon.
Workshop "implementing LDN in Africa: Means, legal instruments and institutional challenges?"
Organized by the Konrad Adenauer Stiftung, the German Environment Agency, GIZ and the University of Nairobi, the goal of the workshop is to enable an effective implementation of policies on land degradation and soil protection, in particular Africa.
Official presentation of KAS publication "Environmental Law and Policy in Cameroon"
Presentation of a KAS Publication on "Environmental Law and Policy in Cameroon" in Yaoundé, at ENAM (École Nationale d'Administration et de Magistrature).
Workshop on Information and Training of Women in the fight against Climate Change, Foumban, Cameroon
Workshop in partnership with the Momafon Rabiatou Njoya Foundation.
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Workshop for the preparation of the cameroonian delegation to COP 23 in Bonn
The aim here was to harmonize Cameroon's participation and position by capitalizing on information and its expectations and to give itself a roadmap to speak with one voice during international negotiations at COP 23 in Bonn, Germany.
"La COP CHEZ NOUS", COP in MyCity in Yaounde, Cameroon
Workshop for Youth representatives from the 10 Regions of Cameroon in preparation of the COP23, from 20 to 22 September 2017 at the Palais des Congrès de Yaoundé."COP in my city" is a concept that simulates COPs (Conferences of Parties), bringing together governmental and non-governmental climate change actors every year.
Conference and discussion "Emergence of Africa and the Challenge of Climate Change"
Exchange between traditional authorities, guardians of traditions and ancestral practices and young people from all fields of the university on the Emergence of Africa and the Challenge of Climate Change.
International Workshop "Legal instruments for the effective protection and sustainable management of soils"
Experts from all over the world exchanged on the protection and sustainable management of soils and the encountered challenges. Launch of International Yearbook of Soil Law and Policy 2016.
1st Climate Law Seminar on "The Kenyan Climate Change Act Nr. 11 of 2016: Leading Africa on the way to COP 23?"
During the Seminar, the historical development of the law and policy surrounding climate change was addressed as well as emerging issues in this new area of the law.
Le Cameroun dans la préparation de la COP 23 de Bonn, Allemagne
Réunion au Centre d'information et de documentation sur l'Environnement réunissant partenaires techniques et financiers dans le cadre de la préparation du Cameroun à sa participation à la conférence des Nations Unies sur les Changements Climatiques qui se tiendra en Novembre de cette année à Bonn.
KAS bei der Eröffnung der IFAT AFRICA 2017 in Johannesburg, Südafrika
Die offizielle Eröffnungsveranstaltung von IFAT Africa, fand am 12 September 2017 in Johannesburg statt. Bei der Messe für Wasser-, Abfall- und Rohstoffwirtschaft war die KAS (Programm für Klimapolitik und Energiesicherheit in Sub-Sahara Afrika) von Prof. Dr. Oliver Ruppel vertreten.
"First Yaounde Discussion Forum around Lake Chad: Humanitarian Crisis exacerbated by Climate Change!"
Discussion Forum on "the Nexus between the Humanitarian Crisis in the Lake Chad Basin Region and Climate Change" with focus on the influence of environmental shift and different approaches in living with Climate Change.
Workshop "Biofuels in Cameroon: Challenges and opportunities"
Workshop with representatives of various public ministries in Cameroon to discuss challenges and opportunities related to Biofuels in general and in the country more specifically. The workshop included the presentation of the book "Roadmap for Sustainable Biofuels in Southern Africa: Regulatory frameworks for improved development?"
KAS congratulates incoming president of AMCEN, Minister Estelle Ondo
Konrad Adenauer Stiftung (KAS) congratulates the incoming AMCEN President Madame la Ministre Estelle Ondo (Gabonese Ministry of Forestry, Fisheries and the Environment Responsible for the Protection and Sustainable Management of Ecosystems).
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