The recent flooding in Sierra Leone is an indication of the [negative] attitude [of human beings] to nature, an environmentalist has warned in Freetown.

The Gambia government through the Ministry of Energy in conjunction with the United Nations Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO) and the Gobal Environment Facility (GEF) on Wednesday validat

Inadequate waste management has become a major public health, economic and environmental problem, with 7-10 billion tonnes of urban waste produced each year and 3 billion people worldwide lacking a

The Black Mamba Anti-Poaching Unit, a South African and majority-women ranger group, has been announced as one of the winners of the United Nation's top environmental accolade, the Champions of the

Cameroon and FAO today signed two agreements: one creating a $20 million, five-year Partnership Programme aimed at promoting agricultural development in the Central African nation, the other establ

A week-long flood ravaging through Adamawa State in northeastern Nigeria has claimed the life of a six-year-old boy and completely submerged 116 communities and threatens further damage, local auth

Botswana and Namibia are likely to be exposed to ‘extreme water stress’ by 2040, threatening national security, according to a report issued on Monday by the World Resources Institute (WRI).

The United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) on Monday unveiled in Nairobi a ground-breaking air quality measuring device that has the potential to revolutionize air quality measurement in devel

The Kenya National Bureau of Statistics (KNBS) on Monday disclosed plans to conduct a national survey to collect informative data on households to measure, among others, the welfare and poverty lev

A new open-access data portal to be developed by FAO will use satellite imagery to help water-scarce countries in the Near East and North Africa better manage this precious resource.