UN Environment: World’s Protected Areas Increase

By Duncan Mboyah, Sharm El-Sheikh, Egypt (Nov. 19, 2018)....  Up to 15 percent of terrestrial and seven percent of marine areas are now designated as protected...

Energy Saving Jiko Curbs Health Problems, Deforestation, Saves Time, Money

By Henry Owino Poor people especially women and even children, are at the centre of sustainable use of clean energy saving innovations. In Africa, women...

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Amid Covid-19 Pandemic, Equal Measure Needed against Locusts

By HENRY OWINO (Senior Correspondent) Amid the Covid-19 Pandemic, a coordinated effort is also needed to continue the fight against locusts. The most urgent response is to get rid of the...

East Africa: Early Rains, Desert Locusts’ Invasion Continues

By Sharon Atieno With March, April, May  being a significant rainfall season in East Africa, forecasts by the IGAD Climate Prediction and Applications Centre (ICPAC), indicate that early rains...

Fast-food Chicken Restaurants Serving up Low Welfare Standards

By Sharon Atieno Despite the high consumer demand for chicken meat in the continent, none of the largest global fast-food chains operating in Africa is performing well in meeting...

Exploring the Potential of Native African Forage

By Sharon Atieno Forages of African origin have been instrumental in the transformation of the livestock sector in tropical America, Australia and East Asia. However, the potential of native forages to...

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