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...

KZN communities get help to save environment

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Push for Investments and Cooperation, African Countries Urged

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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...

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...

Burkina Faso receives $11.5 million to increase forest carbon sequestration and reduce rural poverty

With African Development Bank (AfDB) (http://www.afdb.org) support, Burkina Faso has received an $11.5 million grant from the Climate Investment Funds’ (CIF) Forest Investment Program...

Merck Donates $300,000 to Support Neglected Tropical Disease Elimination Efforts in Africa

Merck, known as MSD outside the United States and Canada, announced today a $300,000 cash donation to support non-governmental organization (NGO) partners working to...

African agroforestry needs better quality seeds, says study

Poor farmers in Sub-Saharan Africa could benefit from wider distribution of certified tree seeds to boost the quality of agroforestry schemes, a study has...

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...

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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