Coinciding with International Day of the Girl Child, Mastercard recently launched the African leg of its Girls4Tech programme...
2 days ago
Agriculture can play a critical role in poverty eradication as the majority of the world's poor reside in rural areas and depend on agriculture
3 days ago
The 44th Session of the Committee on World Food Security endorsed new recommendations centred on the need for an integrated policy approach to forestry, agriculture, water and food security and nutrition...
17 Oct 2017
As part of Airbnb's vision to empower communities through home sharing and to promote people-to-people tourism that benefits local families and their communities, it will invest $1m to...
17 Oct 2017
"...a step-change in the lives of smallholder farmers, recognising the fundamentally important role that they have currently and will increasingly have in our future food production."
Dr Klaus Eckstein 16 Oct 2017
Marking the fifth anniversary of the Voluntary Guidelines on the Responsible Governance of Tenure (VGGT), the UN Food and Agriculture Organization and the European Union co-hosted a high-level event noting that more needs to be done in land tenure governance...
12 Oct 2017
African female entrepreneurs have been invited to apply for the Y-HER Accelerator Programme, which offers mentorship and a total of $50,000 in prize funding...
Tom Jackson 11 Oct 2017
Rural areas have vast potential for economic growth in terms of food production and related sectors. Unlocking this often neglected potential is key to achieving the 2030 development agenda...
10 Oct 2017
"Healthy oceans are a vital condition for the successful implementation of the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development..."
9 Oct 2017
Cape Town will host the third annual Africa Women Innovation and Entrepreneurship Forum (AWIEF) from 5-6 October at the Century City Conference Centre...
29 Sep 2017
Nedbank has launched its first solar branch in Mncwasa in the Eastern Cape using SolarTurtle...
20 Sep 2017
Tourism is notoriously problematic for some developing destinations as it diverts often scarce water and energy resources from the host community...
Paul Hanna 15 Sep 2017
Influential women from across Africa shared their findings on land policy initiatives, including women's rights to own land...
18 Aug 2017
In March of this year, State Street Global Advisors unveiled the “Fearless Girl,” a statue of a little girl installed to face Wall Street's famous “Charging Bull” statue. Her defiance was aimed at financial culture's historical exclusion of women in the financial industry, especially in leadership positions.
Sarah Banet-Weiser 3 days ago
MIAMI, US - Planting more trees, farming more sustainably and conserving wetlands could significantly slash the amount of carbon emissions that humanity spews into the atmosphere through fossil fuel use, researchers said on Monday.
17 Oct 2017
LA CIOTAT, France - A French company has developed an innovative system to replenish marine fish stocks in places like ports that have suffered environmental damage.
13 Oct 2017
The tiny Pacific island nation of Niue on Friday, 6 October, announced the creation of a huge marine sanctuary, saying it wanted to stop overfishing and preserve the environment for future generations.
9 Oct 2017