African Programme on Rethinking Development Economics (APORDE) is pleased to announce that the seventh edition of the African Programme on Rethinking Development Economics (APORDE) will be held in Johannesburg (South Africa) from 2nd to 14th September 2013.
APORDE is a high-level training programme in development economics which aims to build capacity in economics and economic policy-making. The course will run for two weeks and consist of lectures and seminars taught by leading international and African economists.
Mr Fuyuki Sagara, Senior Representative of the Japan International Co-operation Agency (JICA), Ghana Office, yesterday said the agency would keep focusing on support for urban modernization in developing countries.
He said JICA had developed a strategic urban master plan for the rapid socio-economic transformation of developing countries.
Mr Sagara stated at the fourth international seminar on urban development in Asia and Africa in Accra.
The mission of the Catholic Youth Network for Environmental Sustainability in Africa (CYNESA), is to offer the platform through which young Catholics across Africa can offer a response to the twin challenges of environmental degradation and climate change, from the perspective of Catholic social teaching on care for creation, paying attention to the most vulnerable.
The network aims to achieve this through:
We are a company that facilitates investments in the public services and infrastructure sector, such as waste-to-energy projects and waste water treatment plants. Our focus is in reducing financial burdens to local governments, by changing business models and using diverse sources of income in urban environments.
City Green, the Clifton non-profit that encourages urban farming and community garden plots along with environmental education, has broken ground and begun a fundraising effort for its new learning farm in Clifton.
Located at Schultheis Farm on Grove Street, the learning farm will be a center supporting education in areas such as environmental awareness, sustainable agriculture and healthy food.