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Nature tourism key to sustainable growth in Africa

Nature tourism key to sustainable growth in Africa Nature and wildlife tourism is a good opportunity for African countries to grow and diversify their economies while at the same time preventing the loss of biodiversity and protecting their natural heritage. By Endorphin Expeditions With tourist numbers gradually increasing around the world and to Africa, now […]

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Congo Basin Forest at a crossroads

Congo Basin Forest at a crossroads The Congo Basin region, home to the second largest tropical forest in the world and a major biodiversity hotspot, experienced an alarming increase in deforestation in 2021 compared to previous years, according to a new regional assessment released by the Forest Declaration Assessment. One year ago, 145 governments—including all

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SADC learns from Sahel in Great Green Wall strategy

SADC learns from Sahel in Great Green Wall strategy Africa is drawing from its own lessons as it works toward land degradation neutrality (LDN), with the Southern African Development Community (SADC) adopting its own Great Green Wall Initiative (GGWI) strategy based on the continent’s experience in the Sahel. The underlying goal is to combat desertification

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Seafood production can meet future demand says UP expert

Seafood production can meet future demand says UP expert Despite the challenges of climate change and overfishing, studies suggest that seafood production can be sustainably expanded to meet future food demands. This is according to an article published in Nature by Professor Sheryl Hendriks, Head of the Department of Agricultural Economics, Extension and Rural Development

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