Riparian SADC Nations Discuss Zambezi Basin … Brings Together Enviro Experts AllAfrica.com Experts from the eight countries that share the Zambezi Basin are meeting in Windhoek to review the current environment and the impact of climate change.
FAO in smallholder farmer initiative - Agra Net AgraNet (subscription) The UN's Food and Agriculture Organisation (FAO) has signed a three-year agreement with the Slow Food organisation designed to support smallholder farmers.
Please join the Confucius Institute and an expert panel for a China Briefing on: Water Management in China: Quenching China's Great Thirst for Water. Time/Date: 5.30pm – 7.00pm; Wednesday 29 May (registration from ...
Margaret Catley-Carlson of the Global Water Partnership has said, ”We cannot create water, but we can manage it better, much better.”
We need to become much smarter about how we manage this precious resource and about how we collect, analyze and use water data. There are three ways we can become smarter about water management: Instrumentation, Big Data analytics, and cooperation.
Will cities ever get smart about water use? Grist Our research is revealing that water scarcity also causes severe economic losses by limiting or disrupting agricultural, industrial, and energy production.
Daily Monitor Empower farmers instead of giving handouts Daily Monitor Agricultural production in Uganda is mainly dominated by smallholder farmers engaged in food and industrial crops, forestry, horticulture, fishing and livestock farming.” This...
... we look forward to continuing to work closely with them. By sharing our farmers' experiences and knowledge with governments, we are amplifying the voices of smallholder farmers who have been neglected for too long.
AfriCAN and AfricaAdapt recently hosted a workshop and technical tour on the topic of 'Agriculture, Climate Change and Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR).' The event featured panels focusing on concrete actions that can help farmers adapt to climate change.
The workshop, which took place in Dakar, Senegal, from 25-27 April 2013, saw the announcement of the First AfriCAN Climate award to Nnaemeka Ikegwuonu of the Smallholders Foundation, for his project 'Climate Change on Air.' The Project combines research, creativity, and innovation to raise awareness of climate risk management techniques in Nigeria.
AfricaAdapt is a network hosted by three African organizations, namely the Environment and Development in the Third World (ENDA-TM), the Forum for Agricultural Research in Africa (FARA) and the IGAD Climate Prediction and Applications Centre (ICPAC). AfricaAdapt aims to facilitate the flow of climate change adaptation knowledge for sustainable livelihoods between researchers, policy makers, civil society organisations and communities.
AfriCAN Climate is a project co-funded by the European Commission, which involves various partners, including the World Agroforestry Centre (ICRAF) and the UN Environment Programme (UNEP) Risø Centre.
Year 2013 - Water Conservation Year Authint Mail This envisages conservation, minimizing wastage and ensuring more equitable distribution of water resources both across and within States through integrated water resources development and management.
World hunger: It is possible to feed everyone Irish Examiner For example, conservation agriculture, which aims to reduce or eliminate the need for damaging and labour-intensive interventions like mechanical soil tillage, can increase yields while...
Zee News India to declare 2013 as Water Conservation Year - Zee News Zee News This envisages conservation, minimising wastage and ensuring more equitable distribution of water resources both across and within states through integrated water...
Lessons in rainwater harvesting - Deccan Herald Deccan Herald “Water is Nature's wonderful gift, the life essence of all creatures on planet earth. Harvesting rain water is the only solution to check the depletion of groundwater.
West African Nations Urged to Collaborate on Water Management OOSKA News Water Industry: infrastructure; engineering and construction; science and technology; water and wastewater treatment; respective supply chains (pumps, valves, testing...