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Digital Literacy in Africa: Empowering the young age for a stronger next generation

The fast evolution of ICTs foreshadows a future of the world with digital preponderance, but the digital divide remains large, especially in the Global South. This makes it urgent to adopt good strategies for achieving in the near or distant future, a digital world that is both inclusive and equitable for all the humankind’s layers. Continue reading Digital Literacy in Africa: Empowering the young age for a stronger next generation

Les Énergies renouvelables au secours de notre Planète

“Le réchauffement du système climatique dû à l’effet des gaz à effet de serre (GES)  est aujourd’huisans équivoque. Il est désormais indiscutablement étayé par les observations de l’augmentation des températures moyennes mondiales de l’atmosphère et de l’océan, de la fonte généralisée desglaces, et de l’élévation du niveau moyen mondial de la mer. Il devient crucial de prendre des mesures décisives pour réduire ces émissions de GES.”

By Antoine SIME, Agroforestry Engineer and Legal expert, Consultant at Global Village Cameroon

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La Production des Biocarburants au Cameroun

“Il est à noter que les défis majeurs de la production des biocarburants au Cameroun sont liés à une conjoncture énergétique caractérisée par une grande dépendance vis-à-vis de la filière énergie fossile (hydrocarbures) et l’hydroélectricité qui ne vont pas sans dommages sur l’environnement.”

By Armel MEWOUTH, Msc in Environmental Management, Consultant at Global Village Cameroon

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How will Open Data help building a more Sustainable society in Africa throught Internet Freedom? Insights from FIFAfrica18

“Open Data remains a luxury reserved for better connected communities, and people having free access to internet.”

As the UN World Data Forum 2018 is currently taking place, hosted by Federal Competitiveness and Statistics Authority, of United Arab Emirates from 22 to 24 October 2018, it is accurate to  question the impact of data on building better societies. Continue reading How will Open Data help building a more Sustainable society in Africa throught Internet Freedom? Insights from FIFAfrica18

Les enjeux d’un Cadre juridique spécifique aux énergies renouvelables au Cameroun

La question de développement est étroitement liée à celle de la maîtrise de l’énergie dont les contours modernes intègrent le concept de durabilité. Très longtemps, dans les civilisations anciennes, la priorité était donnée aux énergies conventionnelles telles que le charbon, le pétrole et les grands barrages hydroélectriques qui ont toutes montré des limites en termes de la protection de l’environnement et de l’économie des ressources naturelles.

By Carlos NGOUFACK, Environmental Law Expert, Sustainable Development Policy Analyst

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Cameroon: Tackling Energy Shortage and Poverty by regulating Renewable Energy

POLICY BRIEF

“Despite the developments contained in the law N ° 2011/022 of 14 December 2011 governing the electricity sector, a real legal vacuum can still be indexed regarding renewable energies, for the section devoted to it in the law is followed by neither implementing texts nor a real operational impetus from the government.”

By Simone Toussi Tiofack|

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REDUCTION DU DEFICIT D’ENERGIE au Cameroun : réorienter les initiatives sous le prisme des OMD

“Il suffirait simplement d’accorder de la primauté aux projets qui visent une exploitation du potentiel national en sources d’énergies propres, non rares et renouvelables, d’orienter les projets vers la mise en oeuvre des prescriptions du PANERP, en adoptant de mesures peu coûteuses, concrètes et accessibles en termes de technologie.”

By Simone Toussi Tiofack

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“Power. Progress. Change.” Advancing Debate on Gender Equality

Women Deliver 2019 Conference, world’s largest conference on gender equality and health, rights, and well-being of girls and women will take place from 3rd to 6th June 2019 in Vancouver, Canada. From keynotes to social enterprise pitches, workshops to film festivals, it will give countless opportunities to engage, gather inspiration, and build a more gender equal world.

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Leading from volunteerism to a social entrepreneurial bubble

“Volunteering would give opportunities to potential social entrepreneurs, helping to ideas and initiatives flourishment through one or more stimulating volunteer experiences. Two ways emerge: existing volunteering systems can review their framework and include a post-volunteering follow-up; new volunteering systems can be shaped with the aim to building a social entrepreneurship ecosystem.”

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Advocacy in the Digital Age and Challenges to maximize Impact in the Global South. Insights from the WHS

The United Nations World Humanitarian Summit (WHS) was held on May 23 and 24, 2016in Istanbul, Turkey,  organized by the United Nations Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (UN OCHA), under the initiative of the then Secretary-General of the United Nations Ban Ki-moon. Continue reading Advocacy in the Digital Age and Challenges to maximize Impact in the Global South. Insights from the WHS