In 2008 South Africans had a first hand experience of lack of energy insecurity, as a result of massive power cuts across the country with major implications on the economy. Even though energy access remains elusive to sections of South African society, especially the poor and rural dwellers in general the government of South Africa […]
We are proud to announce that one of our board members and co-founder of Africege, Dr Sepo Hachigonta has co-authored a book on climate change and agriculture in Southern Africa, entitled Southern African Agriculture and Climate Change: A Comprehensive Analysis. The book was recently launched at the high level regional dialogue on climate smart agriculture. […]
The way to a man’s heart is through his stomach so the saying goes, and if this is true, hopefully the message of climate change will find it’s way into our hearts, if its impact on food security in Southern Africa is anything to go by. High temperatures will reduce crop yields, increased prevalence of […]
UNEP just just announced an initiative called the Partnership for Action on Green Economy (PAGE). PAGE is a response to the outcome document of Rio+20 (The future we want). PAGE aims to support 30 countries build national green economy strategies, that will create new jobs, promote clean technology and reduce environmental risks and poverty.
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New project: Mapping the new economy in South Africa. Africege is proud to announce that we have entered into a partnership with the New Economics Foundation (nef). This innovative partnership is seeking to catalyse debate in South Africa that promotes models of the economy that maximize wellbeing, operates within environmental limits and is capable of […]
Dr Amis recently published a report for the West and Central African Council for Agricultural Research and Development (CORAF/WECARD), on climate change and its impact on the health sector in southern Africa. The report found that the health sector in the region faces significant risks, in terms of increased burden of viagra online cost diseases […]