CO2 storage atlas a milestone for South Africa

Johannesburg - The newly launched South African Carbon Geological Storage Atlas is an important milestone in capturing carbon dioxide (CO2) in the country, says...

New maize could prepare farmers for climate change

New varieties of drought-tolerant maize could deliver a US$1.5 billion gain in food and income in Sub-Saharan Africa as well as helping smallholders...

Maximising Africa’s bioenergy potential

African bioenergy projects must focus on new technologies and receive stronger political support, says biofuel expert Emile van Zyl. Africa has immense potential when it...

Deadline Approaches for $6,500 Africa-Adapt Innovation Fund

The deadline for submissions for Africa-Adapt's 2nd annual knowledge sharing innovation fund of $6,500 of 3rd September is fast approaching. The fund seeks to...

South Africa: Hydropower must be utilised more – Dept of Energy

Johannesburg - Hydropower which is one of the cleanest sources of energy remains untapped by most of the continent, says the Department of Energy. Speaking...

Tshwane University of Technology to showcase hydrogen bicycle

Pretoria - Excitement is mounting for a group of innovative students from the Tshwane University of Technology (TUT) who will get to showcase their...

Jatropha: A Promising Rural Bioenergy Crop for Ghana

The Food and Agricultural Organization of the United Nations (FAO) has recently released a report examining the potential for jatropha as a sustainable biodiesel...

Uncovering South Africa’s Natural Riches

2010 Toyota Enviro Outreach and International Barcode of Life (iBOL) will document life in biodiversity hotspots. A fleet of Toyota (10 Toyota Hilux pickups) carrying South...

Govt, private sector partners to produce fuel cells in SA

Pretoria - The Department of Science and Technology has partnered with Anglo Platinum and Altergy Systems to establish a new company that will...

Environmental Technologies Sector

If Africa can develop its agricultural and industrial sectors in harmony with the environment, African innovators can lead the way in one of...

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