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...

Water Aid opens office in SA

Pretoria - The international charity organisation, Water Aid, has opened its regional office in South Africa in an effort to improve access to safe...

Uganda ill-prepared for a major earthquake

Source - IRIN Three moderate earthquakes shook Uganda's Albertine region this week, causing little damage but raising concern about the quake-prone country's preparedness in the...

Food Security For Uganda Is The Only Way Forward

In a recent retreat held in Entebbe, various national and international stakeholders in agriculture   came up with recommendations in regard to food security. Some...

Placing Economic Value on Africa’s Natural Resources

African Ministers and Experts Spotlight Efforts to Incorporate Natural Wealth Accounting in Development Planning Wealth accounting and the valuation of ecosystem services are critical to...

Building the African green wall, piece by piece / Halting land degradation in Niger...

When village people and local authorities in southern Niger won back over one hundred hectares of degraded land, they added one extra piece to...

EAC secratary general launches the state of east Africa report 2012

The Secretary General of the East African Community Amb. Dr. Richard Sezibera today launched The State of East Africa Report 2012 themed” Deepening Integration,...

Fisheries: Urgent action needed on overfishing, pollution and climate change

Fisheries: Urgent action needed on overfishing, pollution and climate change / FAO Director-General at Committee on Fisheries says sustainable fisheries and aquaculture crucial to...

“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...

South Africa: Online mining system to fight corruption

Cape Town - Government has launched a groundbreaking online system to counter corruption and ensure transparency during the application and granting of mining rights,...

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