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Japan gives Prof Francis Omaswa 3.6 billion

(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || ).push({}); Under the medical services category , Prof Francis Gervase Omaswa, the Founder and Executive Director of the African Centre for Global Health and Social Transformation (ACHEST)...

Climate change: Ugandan scientist receives 500M to develop reliable & useful climate information

The Climate Research for Development (CR4D) in Africa initiative announced the first cohort of 21 young African scientists who will receive up to £100,000 each to carry out demand-driven research and development of more...

Weather services and insurance to counter natural disasters in Africa

(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || ).push({}); In Africa, where many countries are exposed to risks of climate-change induced natural disaster, it is imperative to create integrated joint risk management strategies. This is because...

National Water and Sewerage Corporation to make briquettes from Faecal Sludge

(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || ).push({}); The National Water and Sewerage Corporation Corporation has signed a memorandum of Understanding with Water for People Uganda to produce Briquettes as a substitute for wood fuel...

Rising temperatures to push millions in Africa into poverty, hunger –Report

(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || ).push({}); The Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change has released a report detailing progress and pathways to liming global warming to 1.5 degrees Celsius. Responding to the report, Mr. Apollos...

Africa at a loss as the Sahara desert expands- Desert has expanded by about...

(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || ).push({}); The Sahara Desert has expanded by about 10 percent since 1920, according to a new study by University of Maryland scientists. The research is the first to...

Climate Change to cause 250,000 additional deaths annually-Who is at risk?

(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || ).push({}); Climate change is real. Sea levels are rising, glaciers are melting and precipitation patterns are changing. Extreme weather events are becoming more intense and frequent.

From thorny to tasty: UN agriculture agency looking at cactus as climate resilient food

(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || ).push({}); With the reality of climate change becoming more real by the day, including its impact on food sources, the United Nations Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) is...