The United Nations Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO) released its assessment of national policies and the vulnerability of industries to climate change in selected sub-sectors in Egypt, Kenya, Senegal and South Africa.

Climate change poses increasing risks to economic growth and development efforts across the world. Semi-arid regions (SARs) are one of the hotpots that have been identified by the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change as being particularly exposed and vulnerable to the impacts of climate change.

A new report highlights the impact of a project implemented by the United Nations Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO) with funding from the Government of Japan. The project tackles the challenges posed by climate change by promoting low-carbon and climate-resilient (LCCR) industrial development in Africa.

A rapid growth of population in Dakar has led to an increase in the number of healthcare facilities in the city, with an immediate consequence of considerable increase in biomedical waste generation and considerable challenge to the already burdened the city’s waste management system.

Mining is a central pillar of Senegal’s economy and is expected to play a significant role in the country’s continued social and economic development. On the legislative and policy front, strides have been made in recent years to strengthen governance in the sector.

ROME (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - The areas surrounding the Sahara desert which decades ago were covered with forests, crops and grasslands, can be restored - a significant chunk of them by 2030

KAFFRINE, Senegal (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Little is left in the house where Fati Camara lived with her four children, after it was hit by heavy rains last month.

Dakar — NASA has launched a hub in Niger that will use space-based observations to improve food security

More foreign investors are being attracted to the emerging renewable energy markets in Africa.

The Board of Directors of the African Development Bank Group (AfDB) has approved a €15.7-million senior loan through its private sector window to "Compagnie Agricole de Saint-Louis du Sénégal" (CAS