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 Yariv Cohen
Yariv Cohen
An aeriel view of recent floods in Nigeria. Net photo.
Business
COP 27 is Africa’s COP, and a chance for some much-needed climate action
A carbon credit is a permit that represents one ton of carbon dioxide removed from the atmosphere. More and more companies are pledging to help stop climate change by reducing their greenhouse-gas emissions to the lowest possible point. Net photo.
Business
Carbon credits set to rule business sphere, but first, market requires overhaul
Local coders during a skills development workshop facilitated by a trainer from startup Andela Rwanda. Africau2019s innovation and tech ecosystem have flourished over the past few years.
While global investments fall, African startups continue their mountainous rise
A Rwanda Energy Groupu2019s technician during grid extension in Gasabo District. Photo: File.
Africa’s energy is making rapid steps for equality in employment
Sellers of vegetables wait for clients at Nyabugogo Market. Photo: Craish Bahizi.
Potential solution to Africa’s food crisis
An 8.5MW solar power plant in Rwamagana District. Renewable energy companies have been experiencing a growing focus, with some exciting developments. Photo: File.
Business
The global investment sphere is telling a story; investors are taking notes
The more renewable energy technologies are deployed, the cheaper they become, leading to more deployment. Photo: File.
Business
The world is on a greener path, which continent will win the race?
A 50kw hybrid mini-grid in Rutenderi, Gasabo District. Renewable energy has potential to be  a key growth driver.
Business
Earth day 2022: Carbon credits are catalysing change
Officials tour inside a residential house of beneficiary of Cana Challenge. Photo: Courtesy.
Business
Solar power is changing millions of lives; testimonials from the most remote villages in Rwanda
After the Paris Agreement was signed in 2015, the United Nations Environment estimated the cost of climate change adaptation in developing countries to be as high as $300 billion per year in 2030 and $500 billion per year in 2050. / Photo: File.
Business
Covid, supply chains, and overspending impact inflation, so does climate change
A view of an 8.5MW solar power plant in Rwamagana District, eastern Rwanda, one of the largest in east Africa. / Photo: File.
8 more years to go: tracking SDG7 progress
Digital divide indicates a binary division of people into the connected and the unconnected, referring simply to the inequalities of technological access and use. / Net photo.
Business
The digital divide is real and sexist
Rwamagana solar power station, an 8.5MW solar power plant is  the fourth-largest economy in the East African Community. / Photo: File.
Business
Bright times ahead: With Africa’s innovation, finance, and renewables leading the way
Investment in the African tech space may have skyrocketed over the past decade, but the proportion going to all-female founding teams has changed very little, and in some countries, has only declined. / Net photo.
Business
African women-founded startups lagging behind in funding opportunities
Nasho solar powered irrigation project in Kirehe District. / Photo: File.
Business
$1.2 trillion needed to disrupt African agriculture through off-grid, renewable solutions
Electricity is crucial for proper education, new businesses, healthcare, and so much more. / Photo: File.
Business
Investors must see 54 countries, not only 1 continent: Africa’s renewable energy sector draws global funding
Despite providing the fastest and most affordable way to electrify hundreds of millions of people, solar off-grid solutions decreased sales and Covid is the main reason. / Photo: File.
Business
2 years into the Covid-19: where would off-grid electrification be if it never arrived?
Solar energy is one prominent solution that is already changing millions of lives in every possible aspect. / Photo: File.
Business
Climate change adaptation or mitigation? Solar energy is doing both

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