Management of intact forestlands by indigenous peoples key to protecting climate
Management of intact forestlands by indigenous peoples key to protecting climate

Indigenous Peoples have had a track record of managing landscapes sustainably for millennia. However, incursions into their territories, often by settlers involved in natural resource extraction or agriculture, have fractured historic tenure rights, dismantling or putting livelihoods, wildlife and ecosystems at risk.

By Julie Mollins 3 days ago

Growing extra trees, shrubs raises smallholders $50/year
Growing extra trees, shrubs raises smallholders $50/year

When smallholder farmers mix trees and shrubs into their lands it increases their revenues by almost $50 per person per year, a study has revealed.

By Gilbert Nakweya 23 Jan 2020

Afro-disruption: 6 more reasons to attend BizTrendsLIVE!2020
Afro-disruption: 6 more reasons to attend BizTrendsLIVE!2020

Afro-disruption and Afro-centrism will be trending when Bizcommunity in association with Ster-Kinekor and Kantar, bring you BizTrendsLIVE!2020, on Thursday, 30 January 2020.

Issued by Bizcommunity.com 22 Jan 2020

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FAO scales up emergency response against locust upsurge in East Africa

FAO has warned that desert locust swarms in Ethiopia, Kenya and Somalia could swell and spill over into more countries in East Africa if efforts to deal with the voracious pest are not massively scaled up across the region. "This has become a situation of international dimensions that threatens the food security of the entire subregion. FAO is activating fast-track mechanisms that will allow us to move swiftly to support governments in mounting a collective campaign to deal with this crisis," said QU Dongyu, FAO director-general.

22 Jan 2020

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Overview of the African fertiliser market

The international fertiliser market had a slow start in 2020 and the upcoming Lunar New Year in February might result in a quieter month. Higher freight rates will also have a possible impact on global producer netbacks.

21 Jan 2020