In east Africa the latest war casualties are gorillas

NO ONE understands the value and significance of natural resources better than traditional societies. A realisation of the importance of these resources coupled with animistic beliefs may be the

Death and disease are closely linked to economic well-being. The greatest number of people in sub-Saharan Africa or India die due to communicable diseases, which have close associations with poverty

Multinational toba-cco companies faced with shrinking markets and increasing restrictions in the industrialised world, are wooing consumers throughout the newly-opened econo-mies of Loas, Cam-bodia,

A new strain of rice keeps off weeds and trebles yeild

scientists working on the east African island of Zanzibar have observed that the red colobus monkey ( Procolobus Kirkii ) has added charcoal to its diet, apparently to help it overcome the

African bushmen stand the risk of contracting deadly viruses from bushmeat

A NEW predatory mite has proved to be a boon for Africa's cassava (a root crop) fields. Recently, scientists from the International Institute of Tropical Agriculture (IITA) in lbadan, Nigeria,

Recent studies say deforestation figures in west Africa have been exaggerated by Northern agencies

The beleaguered people of Central Africa are in for more