With the theme: ‘Stepping Up Climate Action for Resilient Economies in Africa’, the Conference on Climate Change and Development in Africa aims to foster articulations for the environment by 2020. It also broadens Africa's voice at the New York summit in September, creating a union among African countries.
The United Nations and the Government of Mozambique have signed an agreement to initiate the “Recovery Mechanism Project”. The project will last five years, between 2019 and 2024, and will be implemented with an investment of US $ 72 million. The initiative will be implemented with the help of a recovery agency formed to accelerate the country's resilient reconstruction following the damage caused by cyclones Idai and Kenneth this year.
The Angolan Government has launched a project that aims to privatize, between 2019 and 2022, 195 public companies, of which 32 are classified as national reference companies, namely in the Mineral and Oil Resources, Telecommunications and Information Technology, Transport, Finance, Hospitality sectors, Tourism, Agriculture and Industry.
A conference on the theme "Earth Observation for Evidence-Based Decision Making" is being held from 12 to 16 August in Nairobi, Kenya. The purpose of the event is to stimulate the exchange of ideas on the accelerated application of earth observation and geospatial technologies in development decision making.
The World Health Organization's office in the Federal Capital Territory (FCT) in Abuja, the capital of Nigeria, supported Supplementary Immunization Activity (SIA) teams and routine immunization (RI) volunteers to immunize 25,595 children under the age of 5 with Oral Polio Vaccine (OPV) in 69 border settlements in the 6 municipalities in the area.