Africa is known for its rich biodiversity. On a continent where people depend on this biodiversity for their daily livelihood, the question of how animals and plants that live on it will be protected, remains crucial
Willem Daniel Lubbe 11 Sep 2017
400 private and public sector leaders gathered on Thursday, 31 August, for the Responsible Business Forum on Sustainable Development in Johannesburg to discuss accelerating and scaling innovations
Africa's Watershed Moment: How better water management can underpin Africa's development - a recently released report commissioned by WWF and AB InBev - highlights how the management of water is fundamental to sustainable development across the continent.
The media is at the forefront of generating awareness over environmental issues
Pietari Kaapa 18 Aug 2017
Tanzania Women of Achievement (TWA) launches Twaa - a mentorship and learning on the go platform for girls and women in Africa.
Here are three novel ways African farmers are using adaptive strategies to thrive
Fifteen emerging young African entrepreneurs will put their talent to work on the continent after being chosen as finalists in the Anzisha Prize 2017
The business case for transforming waste to address critical energy shortages is mounting
Webb Meko 8 Aug 2017
Attended by approximately 200 delegates from nine African states and a further 10 countries from other continents, the inaugural African Marine Waste Conference recently took place in PE
Three outstanding African innovations walk away with Innovation Prize for Africa (IPA) 2017 total cash prize of US$150 000
The sixth mass extinction of life on Earth is unfolding more quickly than feared, scientists have warned
Since its launch in 2013, Rethaka has manufactured and distributed 10,000 Repurpose Schoolbags in six African countries, recycling 400,000 plastic bags in the process
Sindy Peters 29 Jun 2017
The powerful Y'ello Box is bringing 24/7 electricity to Nigeria via your mobile phone
A project conducted by the African Conservation Foundation and the Environment and Rural Development Foundation shows that emerging technologies and big data can take conservation to a new level
Arend de Haas 24 Apr 2017
Tanzania's most recent national census tells us that about one in 16 people has a disability in the Ruvuma region. But what if the true number was closer to one in five?..
Dominic Haslam 1 Mar 2017
Following three new cases of polio in Nigeria, Rotary has added $35m in grants to support the global effort to end the disease..
Greenpeace has urged Cameroon to suspend a major rubber plantation project in the country's south because of large-scale deforestation that threatens a nearby UNESCO World Heritage nature reserve
Two years ago the World Health Organisation (WHO) identified air pollution as the world's worst environmental health risk
Ahead of the XIV World Forestry Congress, being held in Africa for the first time, the Forest Stewardship Council (FSC) hosted the In Good Company (IGC) forest stewardship workshop