“No” to forestry in fynbos areas, says invasive species specialists

It may no longer make economic or environmental sense to pursue forestry endeavours using conifers in the Western Cape. If local plantations are to...

Tanzania: Fighting Poverty With Butterflies

When one thinks of farming, butterflies are not the first commodity that comes to mind. But in Tanzania, this unlikely crop is cultivated to...

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...

Road to Rio+20 – Fresh Opportunity to Scale-Up Sustainable Development?

2012 will mark some major milestones in the race to realize sustainable development as nations navigate the final laps on the Road to Rio+20. The...

TEDx Nairobi Event

Showcasing why investing in natural capital is critical to the future we want WHAT: TEDx Nairobi 2013 WHEN: Wednesday, 30 October 2013 The event will run from...

Bamboo use ‘could help stop Africa’s deforestation’

The use of bamboo charcoal and firewood is being promoted as an alternative source of energy in Africa, in the hope that it will help...

AfDB Commits US $57.66 Million Towards Food Security Program in Horn of Africa

Four million pastoralists to benefit in the first five years The African Development Bank (http://www.afdb.org) today signed a US $57.66-million loan agreement for the multinational...

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...

African Environment Day Renamed to Wangari Maathai Day

The 18th African Union Summit, which recently took place in the Ethiopian capital, Addis Ababa, recognized Prof. Maathai as an outstanding personality and created...

Frankincense trees under threat in Ethiopia

The production of frankincense may be halved in the next 15 years because of a massive reduction in the number of trees that produce...

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