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Gender-friendly tech could empower women in agriculture

[NAIROBI] Female-friendly agricultural technologies and innovations are needed to bridge the gender gap in agricultural productivity and food security. A forum dubbed Empowering women for sustainable natural resource management, which was held in Kenya last month (3 March), noted that there are challenges and opportunities that exist in promoting gender equality in Africa, adding that policy and institutional interventions are needed to enhance women participation in environmental management.

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SA: When parks break the borders

Immense areas, natural resources, and huge possibilities of development.  Transfrontier parks are a basin of projects in the development process in Southern Africa, but not all the local populations had simple access to the projects, which can still raise some doubts.

The Great Limpopo Transfrontier Park gathers numerous areas that go from the National Limpopo Park in Mozambique, the National Kruger Park in South Africa, three National Parks in Zimbabwe to the land of Sengwe and the Makuleke area in South Africa.

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Flip-flops transformed
to save turtles

Jun8

Art and fashion, environmental conservation, poverty alleviation and fair trade come together at UniqEco’s Marula Studios in an upscale suburb of Nairobi.

A visit to its workshop and display centre is a delight to the eyes as well as an occasion to learn about the problem of marine pollution and its eco-friendly, community-based and business-savvy solutions.

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