Environment

climate change food insecurity indigenous knowledge
Wednesday, 4 February, 2015 - 11:30
This article explores a selection of both ‘top-down’ and ‘bottom-up’ approaches in the context of indigenous knowledge in reducing human vulnerability to climate change within African nations
In this article, the author shares useful safety tips to people who use gas in their households for cooking or warming their homes 
South Africa should consider safe energy sources other than nuclear in order to save people’s lives and the environment  
South Africa should work towards addressing energy-related challenges faced by women, as the country commemorates Women’s Month
The author focuses on electricity-related challenges in South Africa while comparing with those of other countries and suggests possible ways in which the country could bring down the cost of electricity 
Africa’s inability to act against climate change could contribute to high levels of food insecurity in the years to come
Free enterprise, democracy and the rule of law are the key to protecting the continent's environment 
In this article, the author focuses animals and the hardships they go through, especially when they are kept in a small space for the ‘sake of making profit’ as opposed to caring about their welfare, in honour of the World Tourism Month 
Three NGOs - Earthlife Africa Johannesburg, groundWork and Greenpeace Africa -analyse Eskom’s decision to contract Swartberg Intelligence Services to conduct espionage on all stakeholders around the Medupi power station 
Climate change expose women, especially those living in rural areas, to challenges such as poverty, gender-based violence and growing inequalities within the society
Dr Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma, the newly-elected chairperson of the African Union Commission, should work towards tackling the governance and development-related challenges facing Africa

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