Africa

23 Feb 2016

Sustainably produced fair-trade organic foods are enjoying a surge in demand in the European market, creating not only profits for firms here in Europe but also new income-generating opportunities for smallholders in developing countries.

19 Feb 2016

Despite a major relief the free education policy has brought to majority of poor parents, some still struggle to buy school items for their children. Nanjirinji-A Village in Lindi Region has realised this, and thus, for its own initiative, it has gone further beyond the policy and introduced 'free uniforms' for all pupils in the village.

09 Feb 2016

The important global, national and local benefits provided by protected areas may come at a cost to communities, and any resultant experience of injustice can undermine protected area conservation. Conversely, the success of many areas conserved by Indigenous Peoples and local communities makes a compelling case for the stronger engagement of local rights-holders and stakeholders in all types of protected area.

25 Jan 2016

Small-scale farmers in Kilimanjaro region have improved production and raised family incomes thanks to adopting organic farming techniques.