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Overcoming the Currency Mismatch to Finance Clean Energy in Developing Countries

Overcoming the Currency Mismatch to Finance Clean Energy in Developing Countries

A wind energy generation plant located in Loiyangalani in northwestern Kenya. Credit: Isaiah Esipisu/IPS Opinion  washington dc Tuesday, January 31, 2023 Inter Press Service WASHINGTON DC, Jan 31 (IPS) – Meeting our climate change goals will require massive investments in clean energy projects, in both advanced economies and across the …

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2023 Budget: Buhari’s Minister Accuses Finance Ministry Of Budget Padding

Sadiya Farouq

Minister of Humanitarian Affairs, Disaster Management and Social Development, Sadiya Umar Farouq, on Monday, denied inserting N206 billion into the ministry’s 2023 budget estimates. Naija News reports that the Minister distanced herself and her ministry from the insertion while speaking at a budget defence session with the Senate Committee on …

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COP27: The Pacific Region is Under threat: We Must Act Now to Mobilise Climate Finance

COP27: The Pacific Region is Under threat: We Must Act Now to Mobilise Climate Finance

Hundreds of mangrove seedlings are growing in a small bay of an island south of Fiji’s main island Viti Levu. The Pacific Island Countries are vulnerable to climate change and need resources to adapt. Credit: Tom Vierus/Climate Visuals Opinion by Labanya Prakash Jena (sharm el-sheikh) Friday, November 18, 2022 Inter Press …

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Climate Finance for Locally-Led Climate Solutions Needs a New Focus

Climate Finance for Locally-Led Climate Solutions Needs a New Focus

Decision-making power is still held at the national and international level, often failing to (financially) enable local actors to lead climate action. Credit: Joyce Chimbi/IPS Opinion by Anne Jellema (capetown, south africa) Wednesday, November 09, 2022 Inter Press Service CAPETOWN, South Africa, Nov 09 (IPS) – Anne Jellema is CEO of …

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We were not consulted at the Ministry of Finance by CBN on the planned Naira redesigning – Ninister of Finance, Zainab Ahmed, says

We were not consulted at the Ministry of Finance by CBN on the planned Naira redesigning - Ninister of Finance, Zainab Ahmed, says

The Minister of Finance, Budget and National planning, Zainab Ahmed, has distanced herself from plans by the Central Bank of Nigeria to redesign some of Naira notes.   Recall that on Wednesday, the CBN governor, Godwin Emefiele, announced that the bank will be redesigning the N200, N500 and N1000 denominations …

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