Articles for tag "Overseas Development Institute"
Insuring Against Dry Days in Africa - AllAfrica.com
Posted on Tue, 12 Jun 2012
Nouakchott/Johannesburg — Temperatures beyond 40 degrees Celsius seem to have seared the carcasses of skinny cows, goats and even a horse that mark the sandy and almost lifeless landscape in southeastern and eastern Mauritania. Most people here are pastoralists and feel the death of their animals not only as a financial loss but almost as the loss of family members.
Tags: AU World Food Programme Steve Wiggins Joanna Syroka Fatima Kassam Overseas Development Institute National Drought Management Authority African Union United Nations Shadreck Mapfumo United Nations University Caribbean Community Koko Warner Joseph Kanyanga US government Mary Mwale National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration Cornell University Christopher Barrett National Atmospheric Administration
Africa sitting on groundwater reserves - News24
Posted on Sun, 22 Apr 2012
News24 allows you to edit the display of certain components based on a location. If you wish to personalise the page based on your preferences, please select a location for each component and click "Submit" in order for the changes to take affect.