Ten Central African countries agree to improve forest monitoring

A new regional initiative will help ten Central African countries to set up advanced national forest monitoring systems, FAO announced today. The ten countries...

Value Ecosystems – Not Just Crops – When Managing Water Use, says UN Report

Recognising the valuable services provided by ecosystems such as wetlands and forests - and not only focusing on water productivity in agriculture - can...

$100,000 One Africa Award Prize Goes to Indigenous Forest Advocacy Group in Uganda

Support for Women in Agriculture and Environment is the 2015 ONE Africa Award Winner. The Kampala based forest advocacy group, Support for Women in Environment...

Kenya: Experts rally for agroforestry, commercial tree farming

In 2010 and 2009, Kenya lost a whopping 5.8 billion Kenya shillings (US$68 million) and 6.6 billion shillings ($77 million), respectively, to deforestation, a new...

The 5th Forest Science Symposium

The recent 5th Forest Science Symposium co-hosted by the Institute for Commercial Forestry Research (ICFR) and the South African Department of Agriculture, Forestry &...

Carbon projects for smallholder farmers can ‘reduce poverty’

Projects to reduce greenhouse gas emissions on small-scale farms can help African farmers access carbon markets and reduce poverty, and should be scaled-up, according...

KZN communities get help to save environment

Durban - Communities in KwaZulu-Natal are been given the opportunity to raise concerns about climate change as the provincial government embarks on a series...

AUC Chairperson to address XIV World Forestry Congress

The African Union Commission (AUC) Chairperson Dr. Nkosazana Dlamini Zuma, will deliver a speech at the opening of the XIV World Forestry Congress that...

The countries of the Congo Basin are using geo-spatial technologies for the sustainable development...

The programme for the provision of SPOT images (satellites operated by Astrium), financed by the French Agency of Development (AFD) and implemented by IGN...

IGN: Program for the Supply of Spot Images for the Congo Basin

Nathalie Kosciusko-Morizet, Minister of Ecology, Sustainable Development, Transportation and Housing presided the ceremony in Durban for the signature of licenses corresponding to the use...

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