Archive for: November, 2014

Soil fertility decline in Sub-Saharan Africa Prompts Climate Adaptation Project

Soil fertility decline in Sub-Saharan African Prompts Climate Adaptation Project A two-day regional workshop in Nairobi, Kenya focused on decline of soil fertility, which could worsen food security in an area where over 80 per cent of the population depends on agriculture. Further topics included erosion, water scarcity and inappropriate farming practices as additional main…

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Empowering Young Africans with a Voice

Empowering Young Africans with a Voice Predictions anticipate there will be 330 million people between the ages of 15-24 in Africa by 2034, staggering population growth that parallels major increases in GDPs, especially in Sub-Saharan Africa. Increasingly, youth are becoming more engaged and making plans to develop a more sustainable, responsible and hopeful future.

Uganda says it’s free of Ebola-like Marburg after outbreak in September

Uganda says it’s free of Ebola-like Marburg after outbreak in September No new Marburg cases have been presented after a healthcare worker succumbed to the Ebola-like virus on September 28. At this point Uganda says it has successfully controlled the outbreak.

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