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Kenya to pilot Indonesian carbon data project, to enable the country assess its carbon credit assets

Indonesian tech company Aeroterra and Eldera Matadata Presisi has been selected to execute a pilot project that will assess the value of Kenya’s carbon credit…

Some crops like maize and sorghum tolerate ozone pollution better than others, study finds

Differences in the photosynthetic “machinery” of certain crop plants can make them more or less prone to harm caused by ground-level ozone pollution, according to…

Green Climate Fund and AGRA partner to transform Africa’s food systems

Despite the challenges posed by the climate crisis, Africa is positioned to emerge as the world’s breadbasket, with 60 per cent of the world’s unused arable land…

More than 130 world leaders endorse Food and Agriculture Declaration at COP28

By Smart farmer writer In a historic move, 134 world leaders including 35 African countries have signed up to the ‘COP28 UAE Declaration on Sustainable…

African Heads of State unite in Nairobi Declaration to address climate crisis and agriculture

By Zablon Oyugi The African Heads of State and Government have expressed their commitment to boosting agricultural yields in the continent through sustainable agricultural practices….

Africa advocacy groups call for fair funding for the continent to mitigate climate change effects

By Zablon Oyugi One Campaign, the Africa Climate Foundation and the African Centre for Economic Transformation are now calling for fair funding for all nations…

“FIGHTING CLIMATE CHANGE THROUGH STRUCTURES”: AN AGROECOLOGY BASED FRAMEWORK TO EQUIP LOCATIONS AND FARMERS WITH THE ROADMAP TO SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT

By Tushar Narula and Tom Gard Why do we need it ? Climate change has created rifts in the formal ways of farming in Africa….

Over 20,000 Africans Implore CS Maina to reject the Kenya-US plastic deal

Greenpeace Africa and its supporters are urging the Ministry of Trade to say no to this deal.