All articles in 'Environment'


Coping with Climate Change: Potentials and Opport...

It is those with the capacity to harness nature, to adapt and govern nature that transcend and build...

1st August 2016
Global Ocean Health: The Need for Concerted Effort...

Seven out of ten fish stocks around the world are fully or over-exploited, and too few fish in the o...

29th February 2016
The 4 Ds of the Ecosystem

Overall, the shift to a low-carbon economy would require incremental capital expenditures averaging...

15th February 2016
What Happened to the Uganda National Tree Fund?

Each tree you plant changes a life. Like the timeless Chinese proverb teaches us, “The best time to...

20th September 2016
Natural Resources: The Endangered Treasure In Afri...

Africa's unrivaled wealth of natural resources proportionately attracts the tentacles of many crimin...

1st February 2016
Climate Change: Africa’s Voice Must Be Heard

Potential is important, but homes and industries cannot be powered by potential. Africa m...

8th December 2015
Africa Embraces Green Economy

Africa is poised to become the frontline of a global transition to more-inclusive green economies.

18th May 2015
Towards Post 2020 Climate Agreement:Lowering Commi...

Negotiators from over 190 countries gathered recently in Warsaw to lay the framework for...

3rd December 2013
Managing Africa’s Natural Capital for Sustainable...

We may soon need two or more planets to satisfy our needs unless we curb the trends of resource depl...

9th March 2015
Climate Change and Development: Which Way for Afri...

Warming across Africa is predicted at an alarming rate. We are becoming familiar with some of the ef...

4th November 2013
Lake Victoria Management: More Needs to be Done

It is very difficult to set priorities and remain focused amidst serious shortage of funds and lack...

17th March 2015
Climate Change Mitigation

As I walk towards dusty, crowded and densely populated streets of Kayole estate in Nairobi, the poll...

26th November 2013
Why Africa Should Go Green

There are socio-economic implications if African Countries and the World at large do not contribute...

14th January 2013
Ethiopia and El Nino

By early next year, projections indicate that 400,000 children could suffer from Severe Acute Malnut...

12th December 2015
Africa Sustainable Development

It is now clear that the political will and compromise needed to reach an international deal on clim...

11th February 2013
Kenya@50: Narok County Still Consumes Unsafe Water

After a half-century of independence, Narok County is yet to establish an elaborate water supply sys...

9th December 2013
The Export of Charcoal: A Colossal Loss of Somali...

The new Parliament and Government of Somalia must respond vigorously to what is happening in terms o...

12th November 2012
Carbon Dioxide Suffocation: A Global Threat

With industrialization has come unprecedented levels of population boom, land plundering for agricul...

21st March 2015
Rehabilitating Africa’s Drylands

Between 1985 and 2000, Africa lost 25 million hectares to desertification, 60 million he...

1st September 2014
Solar Cookers Revolutionize West Africa

The prospects of solar cooker in West African urban poor communities are enormous; about 87% househo...

29th January 2013
Environmental Conservation: The Boon

A European philosopher made the bold assertion, using the language of his day – “man must eat before...

20th November 2012
Importance of the Blue Economy

The Blue Economy is not an appendix to the sustainable development agenda. It is a central part of i...

28th April 2014
The Nigerian Bamboo Metaphor

Bamboos originated in China around 3000 – 4000 BC probably in the Zhetjiang provincial a...

14th September 2015
Breathing Life Into Lake Victoria

Tanzania, Uganda and Kenya, which principally share the lake, have a major responsibility of conserv...

7th April 2015
Towards Sustainable Oceans

Sustainable development of our oceans will require our consolidated efforts for addressing the globa...

19th February 2013
Geopolitics of Land Degradation

The past decades have seen the complexity of land management rise significantly, and, alongside, the...

10th November 2014
Will Lupita Nyongo Save Elephants?

I’m skeptical if her efforts will yield any results without government engagement and intervention.

3rd July 2015
Uganda’s Environmental Policy Architecture: A Cal...

The quantity and quality of environmental resources directly determine the achievement of wealth cre...

1st December 2014
Post-conflict Reconstruction: Impact of Floods

This briefing sheds light on the dynamics surrounding floods, in order to better understand the exte...

10th September 2012
Lake Victoria: Threatened with Extinction?

Change in land use patterns, pollution and environment degradation have contributed to a decline in...

23rd July 2012
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