FAO director-general José Graziano da Silva has joined in calls for a renewed global commitment to zero tolerance for food loss and waste
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 Coca-Cola Company and its foundations recently announced a combined donation of more than $10m to support immediate humanitarian relief efforts and future rebuilding and development assistance in the 10 countries in the African Sahel experiencing a devastating famine
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
Tropical Africa has two distinct features - rain forests which are dominated by trees and savannas which are dominated by grasses. Both depend on rainfall quantity and seasonality
Julie C. Aleman 11 Jul 2017
The powerful Y'ello Box is bringing 24/7 electricity to Nigeria via your mobile phone
Of the 186 countries assessed in a recent survey of climate vulnerability, Chad was rated most in peril
Hakim Abdi 14 Jun 2017
Following three new cases of polio in Nigeria, Rotary has added $35m in grants to support the global effort to end the disease..
Two years ago the World Health Organisation (WHO) identified air pollution as the world's worst environmental health risk