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Sustainable Development Goals

The land, agriculture and forestry nexus at the heart of African sustainability

(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || ).push({}); Not only is Africa the continent with the greatest potential to increase productivity; it also has the highest percentage of rainfed agriculture and therefore among the most...

Africa ‘set to miss UN development goal on malnutrition’

(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || ).push({}); Exceptionally detailed maps of child growth and education across Africa suggest that no single country is set to end childhood malnutrition by 2030. That target was set by...

Japan offers to help end hunger in Africa -251M people facing ...

(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || ).push({}); The Sasakawa Association will work with the Japan International Corporation Agency (JICA), to help double rice production to 50 million tonnes by 2030. Japanese Prime...

Rwanda to plant 50,000 hectares of trees for 2017/18 Forest Planting Season

(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || ).push({}); Rwanda’s National Forest Planting Day and Season brings together millions of Rwandans to plant millions of trees in an effort to protect the environment and harness forest...

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)...

Stanbic Bank Uganda commits to the UNDP Gender Equality seal programme

(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || ).push({}); Stanbic Bank Uganda has signed up to the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) Gender Equality Seal Certification (GES) Programme for Public and Private Enterprises. The programme...

Germany backs renewable energy projects in Africa with the launch of RLSF – an...

(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || ).push({}); KfW the German Development Bank, and the African Trade Insurance Agency (ATI) announced, on the side lines of the annual Africa Investment Exchange: Power and Renewables Meeting,...

Warming climate to displace millions in coming decades: World Bank

(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || ).push({}); The wave of refugees fleeing crop failures, droughts and rising sea levels will grow drastically over the next three decades if world governments do not intervene, according...

Climate change: Prolonged drought to dim East Africa’s growth

(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || ).push({}); The confidence in the region’s three largest economies — Kenya, Tanzania and Uganda — will be determined by how they dust off the effects of two years...

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...