Push for Investments and Cooperation, African Countries Urged

Abu Dhabi — Africa should use next year's Rio+20 conference to push for investments in renewable energy, a sustainable and green economy, water security...

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...

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...

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...

Kenya: Mau Ecosystem Rehabilitation Gains Donor Support and UN Backing

Benefits include: Restoration of Vital Watersheds; Establishment of Payments for Environmental Services; Improving the Livelihoods of Local Communities; Monitoring the Mau's Carbon Storage & Building...

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...

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...

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