Africa

03 Aug 2017

Photo essay: In the Democratic Republic of Congo, a tiny island is making great strides.

03 Aug 2017

A new four year project, led by UNEP-WCMC, has been awarded around £5 million by the Global Challenges Research Fund (GCRF).The project, Encouraging sustainable growth: East Africa Growth Corridors and the China to Africa Connection, will take a detailed looked at some of the proposed development corridors in East Africa and consider how they can be designed to deliver sustainable, inclusive and resilient economic growth.

19 Jul 2017

Students from Ramadhan primary school in Isiolo County, Kenya can now use proper reading light when doing their homework.

07 Jul 2017

Countries from the Indian Ocean Islands and East Africa have come together to develop strategies to tackle illegal fishing and increase accountability in fisheries practices.

15 Jun 2017

Efforts by the African Development Bank (AfDB) to upgrade Africa’s agriculture sector is yielding good results with about 5.6 million people benefiting from the Bank’s interventions in the past year.