Emanuel de Macedo

Could the COVID-19 Pandemic leave positive lessons for the environmental agenda?

While the world's economic activity suffers from the pandemic caused by the coronavirus, a decrease in the emission of carbon dioxide (CO2) into the atmosphere is also noticeable. Initial data show that, in China alone, the reduction was 25% as of March. A study by the UN Economic Commission for Africa (UNECA) shows that this moment can serve as a lesson to face global warming.

Impacts in West Africa are one of FAO’s main fears after the pandemic

The Covid-19 Pandemic is a major global concern not only for its current impacts on public health, but also for its impact on the social and economic development of many countries. West Africa is one of the regions that could be most affected, according to the FAO resilience team coordinator for the West African and Sahel regions, Coumba D. Sow.

Brazilian experience helps preserve African heritage

Becoming a World Heritage Site is one of the greatest achievements a country can have. However, when looking at the map...

International Organization for Migration launches new initiatives in Africa

The International Organization for Migration (IOM) has launched two new initiatives on the African continent to strengthen the humanitarian work that...

European Union prepares € 40 million investment for job creation in Africa

In support of the African Free Trade Area (AfCFTA), the European Union pledged 40 million euros in the continent to attract...

Green Economy projects in Africa are examples for the world

The World Green Economy Organization (WGEO) started this June a circuit dealing with Green Economy, its application and feasibility in the...

Brazilian leadership inspires African coffee growers

The decrease in the coffee sack price has been a challenge to this sector in 2019. The impact from the reduced...

Ebola: Uganda confirms two deaths

The Ugandan government has reported two deaths caused by the Ebola virus. "This is a worrying situation. We have been scaling...