Commonwealth helps developing countries bank millions for climate action

A Commonwealth facility designed to assist smaller and more vulnerable countries tackle the damaging effects of climate change has helped them access $27 million of funding.   The figure marks a milestone for the Commonwealth Climate Finance Access Hub and is more than 35 times the original start-up investment of AUD 1 million from Australia. A further almost half billion USD has been applied for and is in the pipeline for climate action projects across the Commonwealth.   Secretary-General, Patricia Scotland has described the initiative, which is currently managing 50…

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Africa Caribbean Heritage to be explored at Akwaaba in Lagos

Photo Caption: Carol Hay; Director of Marketing UK & Europe, Caribbean Tourism Organisation. The Caribbean Tourism Organisation has concluded arrangements to exhibit at Akwaaba Travel Market and host the Caribbean Panel discussion at Eko Hotel, Lagos. The travel and tourism expo is slated for 22 – 24 September 2019. The topic of African Heritage of the Caribbean…Connecting the Dots takes centre stage at the event where the Caribbean Tourism Organisation has been invited to lead a high level panel discussion. During the session, the keynote address will be delivered by…

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Delta Invest $2m for study of potential facility to produce biofuel

As part of its ongoing commitment to sustainability, Delta Air Lines is investing $2 million to partner with Northwest Advanced Bio-fuels, LLC (NWABF) for the feasibility study of a biofuel production facility to produce sustainable aviation fuel and other biofuel products. The sustainable aviation fuel, expected to be produced in a facility in Washington State, could be used in Delta operations at stations in Seattle, Portland, San Francisco and Los Angeles. NWABF’s project would utilize wood residue deposits and wood slash lying on forest floors to produce the biofuel, which would…

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