The newly created Western North Region is one of the food baskets of Ghana, as it is noted for producing food crops such as maize, yam, cassava, plantain, rice and cocoyam among others.
Accra, Ghana//-Environmental unsustainability may impair Ghana’s economic growth, as demonstrated through two economic indicators.
Climate change can trigger conflict between farmers and herders in Somalia. Eric Lafforgue/Art In All Of Us/Corbis via Getty Images Andrew E. Yaw Tchie, Norwegian Institute of International Affairs Climate change effects such as droughts, flash floods, erratic rainfall, disruption to the monsoon seasons, strong winds, cyclones, sandstorms, dust storms and increased temperature are being […]
The COVID-19 pandemic has caused an unprecedented health, economic, and social crisis. It is threatening the lives and livelihoods of millions, increasing poverty and inequality, and reversing development gains.
Giant old trees in the rainforest at Campement de Kloto, Missahoe, Agomé in Togo, West Africa. Getty Images Michele Francis, Stellenbosch University In parts of West Africa, patches of forest have been preserved for long periods of time because of their cultural or religious significance. These “sacred forests” are believed to be inhabited and protected […]
Africa is a complex continent. It is an eclectic mix of authoritarian regimes — where leaders have been in power for many decades.
Abidjan, Ivory Coast/ — In a historic and united show of solidarity for a continent that contributes only 5% to global emissions, more than 30 heads of state and global leaders committed to prioritize actions that help African countries adapt to the impacts of climate change and “build forward better.”
African forest elephant in the Odzala-Kokoua National Park, Republic of the Congo. Photo by: Education Images/Universal Images Group via Getty Images Robin Whytock, University of Stirling and Fiona Maisels, University of Stirling Two big decisions have been made in the last few weeks in relation to African elephants that will have major implications for the […]