African Development Bank President Adesina named a champion of Africa’s Great Green Wall climate-adaptation initiative

African Development Bank President Akinwumi A. Adesina has been announced as a champion of Africa’s Great Green Wall (GGW) initiative. The appointment was made at a forum held in the margins of the One Planet Summit 2021 to mobilise support … Continue reading African Development Bank President Adesina named a champion of Africa’s Great Green Wall climate-adaptation initiative

Almost 90% of the world’s animal species will lose some habitat to agriculture by 2050

Scientists know that biodiversity is declining across much of the world although less universally and dramatically than we feared. We also know that things are likely to get worse in the future, with a combination of habitat loss, climate change … Continue reading Almost 90% of the world’s animal species will lose some habitat to agriculture by 2050

Shortage of maize in Northern Ghana crippling enterprises of poultry farmers, food vendors

The shortage of maize across the Northern Ghana and some other parts of the country is affecting business activities of poultry farmers, food vendors and beverage makers, among others. The issue has resulted in an increase of maize prices from … Continue reading Shortage of maize in Northern Ghana crippling enterprises of poultry farmers, food vendors

Food and clean water start with soil biodiversity: learning more about it is urgent

Although soils are vital for agriculture, biodiversity and clean water, this below-ground world is often overlooked. The loss of life below the ground due to intensification of agriculture, climate change, erosion and compaction, among other things, is one of the … Continue reading Food and clean water start with soil biodiversity: learning more about it is urgent