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IAEA project maps groundwater in Africa’s Sahel region, shows significant reserves

Scientists from participating countries – Algeria, Benin, Burkina Faso, Cameroon, Central African Republic, Chad, Ghana, Mali, Mauritania, Niger, Nigeria, Senegal and Togo – were...

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Launch of the Public Private Alliance for Responsible Minerals Trade

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Africa’s Biggest People Power Event of 2013 One Month Away

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SA: Government to support drought hit areas

By – SAnews.gov.za Pretoria - President Jacob Zuma has committed all spheres of government to provide extra support to areas hard-hit by drought. The President was...

Nigeria: China to invest $2.55B in 15 Bio-refinery projects

Chinese government to invest $1.78B in Nigerian biofuels, the latest in a series of projects announced in West Africa. In Nigeria, Bloomberg and several local...

Small African Organic Cocoa Farmers Get Boost to Market

Organic cocoa grown in Vanuatu is high quality and certifiable, but farmers there have small plots, and therefore little competitive market power. Massage School...

Community-based forestry can be a driving force in boosting sustainability and people’s livelihoods

FAO calls on governments to take steps to unleash its full potential. Community-based forestry has shown itself to be a potent vehicle for promoting sustainable...

New dams to bring Algeria a step closer to water security

Algeria's efforts to improve water security will take a big step forward in the next two and a half years as a series of...

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