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Episode 192: Zero Negative Energy launch with Adidas.

Date: 20 Oct 2016
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Madagascar faces dire food insecurity

UN food agencies call for urgent action to address southern Madagascar's worsening food insecurity, as $67 million is needed in food aid and farming support for the upcoming planting season...

23 Nov 2016

South Sudan: Escalating food crisis in 2017, FAO warns

Economic downturn and insecurity cripple food production and trade in South Sudan...

22 Nov 2016

Africa looks to solar for communities off the grid

According to International Energy Agency projections, almost one billion people in sub-Saharan Africa will gain access to the power grid by 2040...

21 Nov 2016

Africa Day at COP22: moving forward on climate change commitment

The Africa Day event had the dual themes of 'Moving from Commitment to Action with Nationally Determined Contributions (NDCs)'and 'The Africa Renewable Energy Initiative: Moving Forward'...

21 Nov 2016

African leaders in Morocco to unify stance on global warming

African leaders met in Morocco this week on the sidelines of UN climate talks to agree a joint stance to fight global warming on the continent...

18 Nov 2016

Report equips African decision-makers with new climate science

Africa's climate is one of the least-researched and poorly understood, but a new report provides reliable scientific information for decision-makers...

18 Nov 2016

Africa's cities urged to bring technology to the masses

Experts from 21 African countries are attending SED 2016 to discuss how to transform African cities...

17 Nov 2016

TB social mobilisation campaign in southern Africa

A social mobilisation campaign to reach over 50 000 high-risk mineworkers and ex-mineworkers who may have contracted TB, has been launched in Southern Africa...

15 Nov 2016

Africa presents united front and calls for action at COP22

At COP22, the Africa Pavilion featured a dynamic program of round-tables, conferences and bilateral meetings to discuss key issues...

15 Nov 2016

Addressing Africa's biggest social challenges

Acumen and GE support social enterprises across East and West Africa to build inclusive businesses that tackle the problems of poverty...

11 Nov 2016

Drought-hit Zimbabwe farmers look to science to save crops

Science is providing a glimmer of hope for smallholder maize farmers in Zimbabwe...

10 Nov 2016

Africa hit worst by extreme weather in 2015

Four of the 10 countries hammered hardest in 2015 by climate-boosted extreme weather are in Africa...

9 Nov 2016

Exploiting renewable energy potential of landlocked developing countries

Zambia's Permanent Representative to the United Nations, Dr Mwaba Kasese-Bota, suggests exploiting the renewable energy potential of landlocked developing countries...

8 Nov 2016

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