Seven African countries — Kenya, Rwanda, Uganda, Mozambique, Malawi, Madagascar and Senegal — have been hailed for their support to innovation in the agricultural sector.

Ghana has improved its ranking on the Social Progress Index, released last week. Ghana is among countries that have made improvements in the indicators measured by the Index.

German Chancellor Angela Merkel will on Monday meet African leaders in Berlin on initiatives aiming to reduce the poverty and conflict driving a mass migrant influx to Europe.

As world leaders criticise the United States for pulling out of the Paris climate agreement, scientists are trying to work out exactly what a warmer world will mean.

Dakar, 23-24 May 2017 (IDEP) - As part of IDEP's policy dialogue series, a high-level roundtable on green industry, gathering Senegalese leaders, experts in industry, environment, energy, agricultu

The Board of Directors of the African Development Bank (AfDB) has approved the the eligibility assessment for compliance review for the construction of a 125MW Coal Sendou Power Plant Project in th

More than two billion people in the world have no access to proper toilet facilities.

Many lives are lost through diseases as a result

Free distribution of a technology can be an effective development policy instrument if its adoption is socially inefficient and hampered by affordability constraints. Improved cookstoves may be such a case: they generate high environmental and public health returns, but adoption is generally low.

Developing countries are disproportionately affected by the rising trend of losses from climate-related extreme events. These losses are projected to continue to increase in future, driven by climate change and the accumulation of people and assets in high-risk areas.

A NEW information and communication technology-leaning project has been rolled out in the framework of improving the resilience of smallholder farmers in the country.

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