The Food and Agriculture Organisation (FAO) of the United Nations announced on Tuesday that Nigeria and 14 other ECOWAS members are to benefit from an $8 million five-year forest protection project
WASHINGTON - Nearly one in three people living in West and Central Africa fear losing their homes and land in the next five years, according to a survey of 33 countries, making it the region where
A mosquito-killing drug tested in Burkina Faso reduced malaria cases by a fifth among children and could be an important new tool in the global fight against the disease, researchers said.
This Atlas summarizes recent advances in interdisciplinary approaches and research to address the different components of West African urban food systems, including urban and peri-urban agriculture.
A farmer from Burkina Faso who popularized an ancient farming technique to reverse desertification is among the winners of Sweden's "alternative Nobel prize", announced on Monday.
This policy brief looks at water security risks in Burkina Faso through a gender lens, providing insights on how gendered norms and practices produce differentiated risks.
The United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) on Monday urged African countries to adopt a green procurement system whereby they purchase products and services that cause minimal environmental im
Eight West African states have called for emergency aid for four countries in the Sahel facing food shortages as a result of jihadist violence.
‘Leave no one behind’ is a principle central to achieving the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development.
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Climate change can no longer be ignored
NGO demands withdrawal of Niyamgiri gram sabha notificatio