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The 16th edition of the African Economic Outlook highlights the fact that Africa’s economic performance is reflecting the perils of the global economy. The region’s real GDP growth slowed down to 2.2% in 2016, mainly due to the continued fall in commodity prices and weak global economic growth.

The report is a one stop shop for learning about key developments and prospects of existing and emerging carbon initiatives. There is a continued momentum for carbon pricing. As of 2017, over 40 national and 25 subnational jurisdictions representing almost a quarter of global greenhouse gas emissions are putting a price on carbon.

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Arvind Press Caps Limited Vs. Rajasthan State Pollution Control Board dated 22/05/2017 regarding pollution caused by industries in RIICO Industries Area, Bhiwadi, Rajasthan.

This report, the first international assessment of this type, investigates the life-cycle environmental and natural resource implications of large-scale deployment of energy efficiency technologies.

MONROVIA – When Liberia signed a series of contracts with international palm oil producers in the years after its protracted civil war, the news was greeted by some as a welcome sign of national re

A gas explosion in Ghana’s Western Region has left over 100 people hospitalized.

Judgement of the Supreme Court of India in the matter of Shivashakti Sugars Limited Vs Shree Renuka Sugar Limited & Others dated 09/05/2017 regarding existence of 2 sugarcane factories within the radius of 15 km (village Yadrav, Raibagh Taluk, Belgaum District, Karnataka) which is in violation of clause 6A of the Sugarcane (Control) Amendment Order, 2006. The clause was important as they provided that the basic criteria would be the availability of the cane and the potential for development of sugarcane.

Cape Town - African countries are not equipped to transition to a Fourth Industrial Revolution economy and even the most tech-savvy countries on the continent, such as South Africa, lags developed

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Confederation of Delhi Industries & CETP Societies (An Organisation of CETP Societies) Vs. D.P.C.C. & Others dated 05/05/2017 regarding industries in Uttar Pradesh for polluting Ganga.

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Sumitra Devi Vs. CPCB & Ors. And Dr. Laxman Raghav Vs. State of Rajasthan & Others dated 03/05/2017 regarding pollution at the industrial complex at Bhiwadi, Rajasthan, 03/05/2017. NGT constitutes a Committee for conducting inspection of the 10 industries, the CETP and Acid Treatment in that area. The Rajasthan Pollution Control Board and RIICO shall submit their report regarding status of their plan for de-sludging and cleaning the pond and drain.

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