Monthly Archives: December 2011

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Pushing for Pedestrianization in Dar es Salaam -The First Dar es Salaam Pedestrian Street Festival

Karimah Gheddai is one of our current CIDA IYIP interns based in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania. Her work over 6 months will focus on tourism development.  The Sustainable Cities International Network Africa Program (SCINAP) works closely with Tourism related organizations in Dar es Salaam such as … Continue reading

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Climate Negotiations in Durban

Dane Labonte is one of our current CIDA IYIP interns based in Durban, South Africa. For the past couple of weeks he’s been experiencing the action at COP17 first-hand. ~  ~ The circus has arrived in town. Several blocks of downtown Durban have … Continue reading

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Community reforestation project lights the way!

By Amanda Botes, Durban, South Africa One of the flagship climate change response projects on show by the city of Durban during COP17 is the Buffelsdraai Landfill Site Community Reforestation Project. This project has been selected by the United Nations as … Continue reading

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Carbonn Launches First Climate Registry Report for Cities

By Margaret McKenzie, Senior Associate, SCI CIDA Africa Program COP17 is in its second week and there is increasing uncertainty about the possibility of clear agreements on global action to present climate change. The launch of the first annual report of … Continue reading

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“Friends of the Recyclers” Event at COP17 – December 7th

To all individuals, officials, delegates, formal and informal professionals and students interested to participate in mitigating Climate Change during COP 17! You are invited to the ‘Friends of the Recyclers’ event to be held on  7 December 2011. See the  … Continue reading

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