A rainier Sahel could mean more water for agriculture, industry and domestic use. But in the first years of the transition, the 100 million people living on the desert will have to face extremely erratic weather.
UNIDO ambassador Helen Hai’s personal journey from one continent to the other has led her to believe firmly in the power of economic transformation to fight poverty. She tells Eco-Business why she has now dedicated her time to helping Africa develop, using lessons from China.
Aligning its purpose to the 17 Sustainable Development Goals, the group plans to deliver some of the largest micro-grids and utility scale batteries ever developed in Australia to Asia Pacific, with Indonesia as a possible starting point.
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Food security for a rapidly growing global population is one of the biggest challenges of our time. One of the most powerful solutions to this issue could be in the ground beneath our feet.
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Digital financial inclusion can change the lives of the poor and boost economic growth; countries need to pursue localised solutions to promote access to electronic financial services, says Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation's Mark Suzman.
Could better wastewater management help Africa deal with its worst drought since 1945? African Development Bank president Akinwumi Adesina says it can address scarcity, as well as create jobs and sustainable growth.
The impact of electricity price increases on the competitiveness of selected mining sector and smelting value chains in South Africa project report investigates the relationship between South Africa's mining value ...