Kenya Certified Guinea Worm-Free

Kenya has no evidence of active Guinea Worm infections an official with the World Health Organization (WHO) official says. Ashok Kumar, the Deputy Team leader...

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...

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Utilizing Wildlife Products in Fight against Trypanosomiasis

By Alfred Nyakinda Wildlife resources, aside from attracting foreign exchange through tourism, also offer opportunities for combating diseases found in different parts of Africa. This has been the case in the fight against African Animal Trypanosomiasis,...

Climate Change to Escalate Food Crisis; Food Imports not Solution

By Sharon Atieno As African governments grapple with the current food crisis, there is danger of the situation worsening due to climate change, a new report reveals. “Rising temperatures, erratic weather, changes to rainfall patterns and...

Youth Program Wins Award for Sustainable Food and Agriculture

By Cheruto Valentine The youth program of the International Institute of Tropical Agriculture (IITA) has won the 2019 International Innovation Award for sustainable food and agriculture. The award is in recognition of IITA’s commitment to...

EU Providing Financial Support to African Agribusiness, SMEs

By HENRY OWINO European Union (EU) is in Africa to offer financial support to various small-scales and sustainable investments to Africans. These include agribusinesses, small and medium size entrepreneurs (SMEs) among others. The EU’s External Investment...

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