Helping Fight Climate Change, While Improving Crop Yield: Lessons From Ugandan Farmers

FARMERS in countries like Uganda could help fight climate change – and improve their crop yields – by adding agricultural waste to their fields. The process removes carbon from the atmosphere and stores it in the soil. It’s a strategy proposed under the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change and shown to have strong potential, especially in sub-Saharan Africa, …

West Africa’s Coast Hit By 13,000 Deaths, And Losing Over $3.8 Billion A Year To Erosion, Flooding and Pollution

Environmental degradation in the coastal areas of Benin, Côte d’Ivoire, Senegal, and Togo cost 5.3% of the four countries’ GDP in 2017. In Bargny, Senegal, in the last couple of decades, the water eroded more than 200 meters of coast.

Sudan The Rhino’s Death Played Out Differently In Africa This Time…Because It Told A Troubling Story About Us

In Africa diligent environmental management, is a fairly reliable proxy for broader good governance. Efficient and less corrupt governments tend to be better conservationists