Caio Verde, Angola's new sustainable city takes shape in Cabinda
Caio Verde, Angola's new sustainable city takes shape in Cabinda

Caio Verde is a new sustainable city currently under development in the Angolan province of Cabinda. Unfolding around three large indigenous coastal forests, the city, bordered by the Atlantic Ocean and two Congolese republics, consists of 265 hectares and will be home to an anticipated population of 35,000, making it the largest city in Cabinda.

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Will 2019 really be the year of the vegan?
Will 2019 really be the year of the vegan?

The Economist recently declared 2019 'The Year of the Vegan'. There can no longer be any doubt that veganism, and the embracing of a greater plant-based diet, is going mainstream.

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Climate action helps companies build reputations and attract investors
Climate action helps companies build reputations and attract investors

This year, climate change topped off the agenda at the annual meeting of the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland - where every January, global leaders and the heads of the world's largest companies gather to find ways to improve the state of the world. When surveyed, experts from government, business, academia and non-governmental organisations said the failure to respond to climate change is a key risk.

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Improving African research capacity a key ingredient for sustainable development
Improving African research capacity a key ingredient for sustainable development

Participants in the recent meeting of the Climate Research for Development (CR4D) Institutional Collaboration Platform (ICP) in Uganda adopted a five-year strategic plan that emphasises the three climate research priority areas of science, practice and policy, and strategies to enhance uptake of climate research outcomes at policy level and resource mobilisation. The event was convened under the auspices of DFID funded Weather and Climate Information Services for Africa (WISER).

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