Africa can increase food yield despite climate change challenges

Africa has what it takes to quadruple food productions from area expansion and yield increase inspite of challenges posed by climate change, Josue Dione,...

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...

Africa’s New Engine: Middle-class consumers to drive prosperity

One of the noticeable things across Africa these days is how many people have cell phones—71 percent of adults in Nigeria, for example, 62...

Not easy to ditch coal, says South Africa

Durban - Government has acknowledged that South Africa will probably continue to make use of coal as a primary source of energy for the...

Africa Analysis: Assessing Angola’s science ambition

Angola has the money, connections and political will to be a force in African science. But will it tackle inequality, asks Linda Nordling. If you haven't...

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...

Ghana: Advanced Research and Policy Tools Needed

Most African countries will not achieve the expected targets of the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) by 2015 if new and advanced research and policy...

East African Community (EAC) to unearth Lake Tanganyika potential

The East African Community is working on harnessing the potential of Lake Tanganyika by attracting investments to the lake basin, the EAC Secretary General...

Safety before profit, mine bosses told

Pretoria - Mineral Resources Minister Susan Shabangu has sent a stern warning to the mining industry not put the lives of workers at risk...

Cooperation: water and health, new projects in Ethiopia

The second phase of the DGCS initiative in Ethiopia began with the publication of guidelines for the formulation and presentation of NGO proposals. The...

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