Africa / Agriculture / Climate Change / Crop residues / Environment / Food Security

Climate change, food security and sustainable development

Expectations were high when the United Nations General Assembly declared 2011 as “International Year of Forest,” having in mind the social, economic and cultural roles that the forests play in communities around the world in the context of global warming, climate change and agricultural development. As such, it was with strong determination that members of … Continue reading

Africa / Climate Change

14th AU summit nominates Ethiopian PM to represent Africa in climate change fora

The 14th Summit of the African Union (AU) heads of state and government here has unanimously nominated Ethiopian Prime Minister Meles Zenawi to again represent Africa in international fora in future global climate conferences. The AU Summit, which ended here Tuesday, commended the same leading role played by Meles on behalf of the continent at … Continue reading