Five projects in Africa offering climate solutions were given global recognition in the prestigious annual Ashden Awards this year. The Ashden Awards are given to low carbon pioneers around the world which are creating resilience, green growth, and fairer societies.
To define equity in its broadest terms; it is having the opportunity and resources that everyone needs to succeed at whatever level, thus, where is equity in this initiative? When one section of the students benefit from all the opportunities that this initiative brings alon while others students are left unattended to. This is the growing unchanging opportunity gaps which keep widening the achievement gaps in our education system, yet.
“To overcome the unprecedented global health challenges presented by COVID-19, the world needs innovation and ingenuity. Over the past 10 years, Canada’s funding for Grand Challenges Canada has helped hundreds of innovative ideas become a reality. Today, some of those very ideas are saving lives by helping people prevent and respond to COVID-19 and other health challenges in developing countries.”