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Plastic Shopping Bags Will Soon Be History Everywhere in Africa. Here's Why... Jun 4 [1]

The rise of internet veg box schemes in sub-Saharan Africa, February 11 [2]


African countries are building a “Great Green Wall” to beat back the Sahara desert, Dec 22 [3]

The tremendous success of agroecology in Africa, November 21 [4]

Benin tackles climate change with sunshine and coconuts, November 17 [5]

How low-tech farming innovations can make African farmers climate-resilient, September 21 [6]

‘Permaculture the African Way’ in Cameroon’s Only Eco-Village, August 2 [7]

We need a new convention to protect Africa's environment, May 7 [8]


Africa builds 'Great Green Wall' of trees to improve farmlands, July 24 [9]

Major victory for wildlife conservation in Africa as the Serengeti Highway is ruled unlawful, June 21 [10]

Tunisia embeds climate change in constitution, January 27 [11]


Small, import-dependent countries, particularly in Africa, more vulnerable to food insecurity, [12] October 10


"Gibe III dam will be a disaster of cataclysmic proportions for the tribes of the Omo valley", [13] March 23


Wonder tree could be one answer to food scarcity in Africa, [14] August 28

Kenya to build Africa's biggest windfarm, [15] July 27

Deforestation 'faster in Africa', [16] 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. [17] 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, [18] February 27


Local authority leaders from 15 African countries have agreed to promote participatory budgeting in their respective municipalities and countries, [19] 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, [20] June 18

News sources Environment - En Français - Wikipedia:AllAfrica


  2. The Guardian
  3. @qzafrica
  4. The Ecologist
  7. Inter Press Service
  13. Survival
  15. The Guardian
  16. BBC news
  17. United Nations Environment Programme
  18. United Nations Environment Programme
  20. United Nations Environment Programme