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Kenya: Insights on the Climate Change (Carbon Markets) Regulations, 2024: Key highlights

The long-anticipated Climate Change (Carbon Markets) Regulations, 2024 have been officially gazetted by the Cabinet Secretary for the Ministry of Environment, Climate Change and Forestry, representing yet another significant milestone in the establishment of a structured ..

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KTA Advocates

Article 6 of the Paris Agreement and the Carbon Market in Uganda

This article examines the implementation of Article 6 of the Paris Agreement in Uganda, emphasizing the country’s unique geography, climate vulnerability, and the development of its carbon market. Highlighting Uganda’s commitment to international climate treaties, the art..

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Webber Wentzel

South Africa takes bold step: Climate Change Bill receives parliamentary nod of approval

In a move towards fulfilling its international commitments and combating climate change head-on, South Africa has officially passed the Climate Change Bill. Both arms of Parliament - the National Assembly and the National Council of Provinces, unanimously approved this cr..

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Angola: Environmental Protected Areas Regulations, 6 February 2024

Law 8/20, of 16 April 2020, – the “Environmental Protected Areas Regulations” – created a National Network of Protected Areas (Rede de Áreas de Conservação Ambiental). The Regulations of Law 8/20 have now been enacted by way of Presidential Decree 50/24, of 2 February 202..

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South African Climate Change Bill 2023

On October 24, 2023, a significant milestone was achieved in South Africa's environmental policy when the National Assembly approved the Climate Change Bill. The version adopted will now be presented to the National Council of Provinces for further review and for signing ..

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Baker McKenzie

South Africa: Electric Vehicles White Paper

The South African Department of Trade, Industry and Competition recently published a White Paper on the manufacture, sale and use of Electric Vehicles in South Africa. The move is a decisive step on the path to the transformation of the country’s automotive industry.

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Herbert Smith Freehills

The Department of Water and Sanitation calls upon the public to comment on the Draft National Water Amendment Bill (B – 2023)

On 17 November 2023 the Department of Water and Sanitation published the long overdue suite of proposed amendments to the National Water Act, 1998 (the Act). If the draft National Water Amendment Bill (B – 2023) (the Bill) is adopted..

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Clyde & Co.

The Amendments to the Tanzania Carbon Trading Regulations, 2023

In 2022, the Government of Tanzania made a formal step towards the inclusion and promotion of carbon trading in Tanzania by issuing the Environmental Management (Control and Management of Carbon Trading Mechanisms) Regulations, Government Notice Number (G.N No.) 636 of 20..

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Muvingi Mugadza

Investment Opportunities in Carbon Credits Trading in Zimbabwe

At the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) held in New York, in May 1992, the countries present committed to reduce atmospheric concentrations of greenhouse gasses with the goal of preventing human activities interference with the earth’s climat..

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