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03 February 2017

Days of heavy rain have left parts of South Africa under water. The flooding has been at its worst across northeastern parts of the country, where one... more

03 February 2017

Swamps, marshes, floodplains and mangrove forests, all known as wetlands, are a precious resource. In their natural state they provide a range of ... more

03 February 2017

As a climate scientist with a specialty in climate change and variability in Africa, I have had a number of opportunities to visit various regions of Africa... more

02 February 2017

The Ghana Meteorological Agency has competent personnel to carry out its duties but lacks the resources to effectively discharge its mandate, Felicity... more

02 February 2017
Most South African citrus producers expect a better season than last year, when drought led to slightly lower volumes, with the exception of growers in the... more
02 February 2017

A series of unprecedented droughts in the already impoverished areas of east Africa, chiefly northern Kenya and eastern Ethiopia, have affected millions of... more

01 February 2017

With only one-quarter of the expected rainfall received in the Horn of Africa in the October-December period, the Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO)... more

01 February 2017
Egypt's President Abdel-Fattah El-Sisi told African leaders on Tuesday that the climate control recommendations reached during the 2015 Paris Climate... more
26 January 2017
 

Facing incessant droughts due to climate change, many women in southern Africa are adopting alternate practices like goat... more

23 January 2017

Agriculture is the most important sector of African economies, from the livelihoods it supports to the future jobs it can generate. The basic recipe for... more

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