Namibia: Research on Elephants Powered by Solar Panels

By AfricanBrains - Mathias Aarre Maehlum Researchers from Stanford University are powering their field laboratory and camp with solar power to study elephants at Mushara...

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Swarms of desert locusts are likely to migrate to Algeria, Libya, Mauritania and Morocco in the coming weeks from West Africa and the Sahel...

Forum wraps Up with Suggestions for Sustainable Use of Africa’s Natural Resources

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Innovation Africa Summit, Cape Town, 5-7 Oct 2012

View the speeches & presentations from the 2012 Innovation Africa Summit

Click on the highlighted names below to view videos and to download pdf presentations & speeches from the Innovation Africa Summit 2012. There is no...

Africa Challenged to Harness Natural Resources for Inclusive Growth

The 8th African Development Forum (ADF VIII) opened in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, on Monday The 8th African Development Forum (ADF VIII) opened in Addis Ababa,...

Ministerial conference adopts integrated African strategy for meteorology

An integrated African strategy for meteorology to meet challenges such as climate change and extreme weather hazards has been adopted by a ministerial-level conference...

New locust alert for northwest Africa / FAO warns of impending threat

FAO has alerted Algeria, Libya, Mauritania and Morocco to prepare for the likely arrival of Desert Locust swarms from the Sahel in West Africa...

Media Alert: Climate Change and Food Security in Africa

Journalists are Invited to Cover the High Level Science Policy Session, live via webcast on Tursday 25th October 2012 The CGIAR research program on Climate...

UCT Graduate School of Business partners with a top Canadian school

By Thandisizwe Mgudlwa - AfricanBrains A leading South African business school seems to be getting better and better in educational and cultural development. And this is...

Hunger-Free Initiative for West Africa signed will build strong partnerships for hunger eradication

Eliminating hunger in West Africa is the main objective of a new project launched by West African countries, Germany and FAO. Co-funded by the German...

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