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...

Sub-Saharan Africa tech news in brief: 10–23 March 2011

Below is a roundup of tech news from or about Sub-Saharan Africa for the period 10–23 March 2011 Africa's ability to handle GM organisms questioned Namanga...

South Africa: Energy efficiency vital for growth – Motlanthe

Johannesburg - Energy efficiency is vital for South Africa's economic and developmental growth, says Deputy President Kgalema Motlanthe. Motlanthe was speaking at the launch of...

Sub-Saharan Africa tech news in brief: 10–23 February 2011

Below is a roundup of tech news from or about Sub-Saharan Africa for the period 10–23 February 2011 New soybean varieties changing farmers' fortunes in...

Biowaste briquettes fuel drive to save trees

Banana stems, maize and other crop waste will be turned into charcoal briquettes in Uganda in an effort to reduce the number of...

Ethiopia: Environmental Issues to be taught in schools

Addis Ababa, February 20, 2011 (Ezega.com) -- At a time when global environmental problems are increasingly having an adverse effect on the developing world,...

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