Nairobi Students Selected as Environmental Envoys for Kenya

Two Nairobi students have been selected as Young Environmental Envoys for Kenya by the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) and Bayer, a global innovator...

‘Green wall’ project gathers pace in Senegal

Senegal is planting its latest batch of seedlings for Africa's 'wall of trees' initiative this week — the first planting since a memorandum...

Ghanaian scientist wins support for plan to turn human waste into fertiliser

A female Ghanaian scientist is one of four researchers from developing countries who received US$100,000 each to pursue their dream ideas for solving...

‘How-to’ guide will boost seismic networks in Africa

A group of US academic institutions is putting together the first guide to setting up sustainable seismological monitoring centres in developing countries. The...

African farmers ‘need more relevant climate predictions’

Seasonal climate predictions have been limited in their ability to meet the needs of rural farmers in Sub-Saharan Africa, according to a study. Uncertain rainfall and climate...

World Bank partners with Morocco and Egypt on innovative projects that use hybrid concentrated...

March 28, 2011 (MMD Newswire) -- The World Bank has partnered with Morocco and Egypt on two innovative projects that use a hybrid...

President of Gambia endorses Green Tech Farming

President of Gambia Yahya Jammeh has launched in Banjul, two five-year 24 million U.S. dollars projects, the Gambia Growth and Competitiveness Project (GGCP) and...

US to support Green projects in Africa

The US government’s Overseas Private Investment Corporation (Opic), which supports US project sponsors in emerging markets and has a current portfolio worth $13-billion in...

The possibilities of Wind Power for Africa

The fact that wind power uses no water is good news for this water-stressed continent. 97% of the continent’s total wind farm installations are...

Is Africa ready for safe nuclear power?

As Japan's nuclear accidents send shockwaves round the world, Alex Abutu explores whether Africa is ready to provide safe nuclear power. The disasters that struck...

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