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Report: rapid transformation of agriculture necessary to curb greenhouse gas emissions

The pledge to eradicate hunger and poverty must go hand in hand with rapid transformations of farming and food systems to cope with a warmer world, FAO said today in a new report.

2 days ago

Why CSI is the new currency consciously growing the bottom line

When it comes to growing your business, people are everything, be they staff, customers, or the community surrounding your brand...

By Glenda Mansfield 3 days ago

Nations meet in Rwanda to tackle greenhouse gases

Envoys from nearly 200 nations met in Kigali on Thursday, 13 October, to discuss ridding the world of HFCs, gases introduced to save the ozone layer only to unwittingly assail Earth's climate...

14 Oct 2016

#SustainabilityMonth: Organic supermarket opens in Nigeria

A New Earth, a boutique organic and eco-living store based in Beirut, Lebanon, recently announced its opening in Lagos, Nigeria. The expansion is testament to the owners' belief in moving towards a cleaner, healthier, more sustainable way of living.

By Jessica Tennant 12 Oct 2016

27 African countries adopt the Marrakesh Declaration

Twenty-seven African countries have adopted the Marrakesh Declaration, which consolidates these countries' commitment to placing the Adaptation of African Agriculture at the heart of COP22 negotiations...

11 Oct 2016

#SustainabilityMonth: Do good business, do business online

The #SustainableBiz16 summit just wrapped up in the US last week. I followed the tweets and noted that most of the learnings, while stemming from global corporations, definitely have local relevance...

By Leigh Andrews 10 Oct 2016

Navigate Bizcommunity to where the business is

An increasing number of our core advertising, marketing and media audience and other professional subscribers are discovering that navigating editorial offerings across Bizcommunity's 18 multi-industry portals makes good sense...

Issued by 7 Oct 2016

Ethiopia Soil Map arms farmers with new fertilisers in climate fight

Nationwide survey of soil conditions is leading to more effective use of fertilisers and could boost food security...

By Pius Sawa 30 Sep 2016

#makethefuture campaign highlights cleaner energy innovations

An initiative to develop cleaner energy solutions and give budding energy start-ups a kickstart took place in Rio de Janeiro's Santa Marta...

30 Sep 2016

Transforming agriculture critical to address food security, climate change challenges

According to FAO director-general José Graziano da Silva, agriculture must transform itself to achieve food and nutrition security for all, as well as help address global challenges such as...

27 Sep 2016

Engen Tanzania pledges support for disaster recovery

Following the devastation caused by an earthquake in Tanzania on 10 September 2016, Engen has pledged Tshs.10 Million in a show of support...

22 Sep 2016

Malawi's rickshaw ambulances cycle the sick to care

It is a sweltering day in Malawi's Nsanje district and the gravel paths in Nelson village are deserted...

By Ina Skosana 12 Sep 2016

Funding sought for organic farming in Africa

Organic farming in Africa has rich potential, but is increasingly underfunded, a UNCTAD survey has found...

8 Sep 2016

Angaza Boma bringing solar TVs to rural Kenya

Angaza Boma is rolling out solar television systems in rural Kenya...

By Tom Jackson 8 Sep 2016

How agriculture can be intensified in Africa without causing harm

Sustainable agriculture is a popular concept. It's warmly embraced as a guiding light for the future of food production...

By Tawanda Marandure and Kennedy Dzama 2 Sep 2016

How we're Touching Lives in Rwanda

Today, more than ever, demonstrating corporate social responsibility or CSR is no longer an option; it is an understood best practice for companies that hope to earn favour with consumers...

By Spero Patricios, Issued by Launch Factory 2 Sep 2016

Healthy oceans important drivers of African prosperity, food security

Mitigating the impacts of climate change and illegal fishing on oceans and coastal communities are increasingly important with fisheries and aquaculture emerging as...

2 Sep 2016

#InnovationMonth: Crowdfunding and solar energy, powering the world with tech

The Sun Exchange is a digital currency, crowd-investing platform designed to fund solar energy in the developing world...

By Nicci Botha 1 Sep 2016

Egypt uses sewage to grow forests in the desert

To tackle desertification, the Egyptian government is growing tree plantations that thrive on waste water...

By Kate Walker 31 Aug 2016

Increasing accessibility to medicine in Africa

An initiative aimed at creating sustainable approaches to improving access to medicine has been introduced in Kenya...

26 Aug 2016

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