The 1,000 square mile area is the first of five that the Ivory Coast government has designated for protection.
The Great Green Wall project seeks to restore a massive strip of desert stretching 5,000 miles from the Atlantic to the Red Sea by planting trees and grasslands.
60 kW DC fast chargers will be rolled out in major cities, and then scaled up to the country’s major highways.
Deforestation dropped 18% in two years in African countries where organizations subscribed to receive warnings from a new satellite service.
Progress has been made globally on eight of 12 key indicators. The Gambia, Nepal, Sierra Leone, Ethiopia and Tunisia shown particularly notable improvement.
Net metering is one of the best ways of catalyzing the rapid uptake of distributed renewable energy generation.
GiveDirectly and UC Berkeley designed an algorithm that uses AI to identify the poorest individuals in the poorest areas in order to provide them with cash relief.
The Africa Infodemic Response Alliance (AIRA), brings together 13 international and regional organizations, together with fact-checking groups which have expertise in data and behavioural science, epidemiology, research, digital health and communications.
Asambe, a pan-African electric scooter & bicycle sharing and guided tour service company, launched its platform in Harare, Zimbabwe last week after a successful 6-month pilot.
Unique new research is looking at the effects of UBI during a pandemic by analyzing data from a massive ongoing 12-year income study in Kenya, and its conclusion suggests the policy may help individual well-being but it is not a silver-bullet solution in times of extreme disruption.