Africa & Science – Afrika & Wissenschaft – Afrique & Science

Nr. 00224- Nov. 28th, 2017 – Weekly Newspaper devoted to Science & T Pour la promotion de l'esprit scientifique en Afrique

Environmental Science

Coopération scientifique Bénin -Allemagne: 2017 FSC Summer School

Food and Nutrition Security for the next 25 – 50 years Climate change is significantly impacting agriculture by increasing water demand, limiting crop productivity and by reducing water availability in areas where irrigation is most needed. Recently, in these areas, the rising food prices and long term trends of growing consumption and market demand for […]

Le mécanisme REED+ en Afrique centrale: Enjeux et défis pour les États

L’Afrique centrale joue un rôle essentiel dans les services écologiques mondiaux, du fait qu’elle abrite la deuxième plus grande superficie au monde de forêts tropicales et aussi la plus grande biodiversité du continent. Bien que les taux de déforestation forestière soient assez faibles en Afrique centrale en comparaison de ceux des forêts néo tropicales et […]

How helpful are Scientific Researches to overcome Environmental Problems?

« For what purposes do we need risk assessment research for Nuclear, Chemical, Biological warfare and several other polluting gases and environment deteriorating agents, if lobbies continue with the production, stockpiling and transportations of substances? »  By Gedion Getahun* Currently several hundred projects are tackling environmental issues around the globe. Most projects cover virtually the […]

Doha Climate Summit 2012: success or failure?

The city of  Doha (Qatar) hosted the 2012 U.N. Framework Convention on Climate Change conference, from 26 November to 07 December. Nearly 200 countries met with the intention to conclude a new pact aiming at reducing global warming and supporting  developing countries’ adaptation process. As it is always the case since Rio-92, hot debates, hot talks […]

The Application of Isotope Hydrology to Solve Global Water Shortage: Do Africa and other Developing Nations need this Technology?

De la famine en Afrique: et si les conditions climatiques n’expliquaient pas tout?

Il ne se passe d’année sans que la communauté internationale ne soit appelée à faire acte de générosité envers l’Afrique, notamment par l’approvisionnement des populations en aliments. La raison généralement évoquée par les gouvernements des États assistés est la condition climatique peu généreuse. Des fois, est aussi avancé comme cause l’assaut des insectes dont les […]

Three Scholarships for the study of climate change in Africa

CCAPS Pre-doctoral Fellowship 2012-2013 The Climate Change and African Political Stability (CCAPS) program will offer up to three pre-doctoral fellowships for the 2012-2013 academic year. The CCAPS fellowship program aims to support the development of the next generation of researchers and thought leaders on the topic of climate change and political stability in Africa. Fellows […]