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CASwiki news articles have a focus on news of community action for sustainability. This article is an offshoot from CASwiki's Africa community action article and is for news and comment in that context.

2019[edit | edit source]

Solar project has 'life changing' impact in rural Malawi, Jan 21 [1]

New narratives from Africa - shaped by news and investigative reporting, and contemporary art-film, Jan 14 [2]

2017[edit | edit source]

Week 1 of #GDMAfrica2017, May 8 [3]

National Community Conservation Resilience Initiative workshops held in Africa, Feb 22 [4]

2016[edit | edit source]

Six bright ideas lighting up Africa from the grassroots, Nov 23 [5]

Cape Verde: The African country that plans to run on 100% renewable energy by 2020, Sep 29 [6]

Plastic Shopping Bags Will Soon Be History Everywhere in Africa. Here's Why... Jun 4 [7]

The rise of internet veg box schemes in sub-Saharan Africa, February 11 [8]

2015[edit | edit source]

African countries are building a “Great Green Wall” to beat back the Sahara desert, Dec 22 [9]

The tremendous success of agroecology in Africa, November 21 [10]

Benin tackles climate change with sunshine and coconuts, November 17 [11]

How low-tech farming innovations can make African farmers climate-resilient, September 21 [12]

‘Permaculture the African Way’ in Cameroon’s Only Eco-Village, August 2 [13]

We need a new convention to protect Africa's environment, May 7 [14]

2014[edit | edit source]

Africa builds 'Great Green Wall' of trees to improve farmlands, July 24 [15]

Major victory for wildlife conservation in Africa as the Serengeti Highway is ruled unlawful, June 21 [16]

Tunisia embeds climate change in constitution, January 27 [17]

2011[edit | edit source]

Small, import-dependent countries, particularly in Africa, more vulnerable to food insecurity, [18] October 10

2010[edit | edit source]

"Gibe III dam will be a disaster of cataclysmic proportions for the tribes of the Omo valley", [19] March 23

2009[edit | edit source]

Wonder tree could be one answer to food scarcity in Africa, [20] August 28

Kenya to build Africa's biggest windfarm, [21] July 27

Deforestation 'faster in Africa', [22] May 26

Extensive forest fires are affecting several of Kenya's key moisture reservoirs including the 400,000-hectare Mau Forest Complex, Kenya's largest forest and the source of water for at least twelve rivers. [23] March 25. Important Rift Valley Lakes, including Lake Victoria, the source of the River Nile, depend on the rivers which are fed from the forest. Noor Hassan Noor, the Rift Valley Provincial Commissioner said that between 25 and 35 per cent of the eastern Mau forest has been lost so far as a result of the fire.

Mayors of African cities voice concerns over climate change, [24] February 27

2008[edit | edit source]

Local authority leaders from 15 African countries have agreed to promote participatory budgeting in their respective municipalities and countries, [25] October 17. The local leaders from Burkina Faso, Cameroun, Cote d’Ivoire, Guinea, Madagascar, Mali, Mauretania, Niger, Rwanda, and Senegal said participatory budgeting offered the opportunity to address challenges and responsibilities in local development, jointly with elected leaders, the civil society and development organizations.

Linking sport and the environment to the peace and poverty agenda in Kenya, [26] June 18

News sources[edit | edit source]

New Narratives, Africans Reporting Africa - Video via vimeo.com

AllAfrica.com: Environment - En Français - Wikipedia:AllAfrica


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