salt-tolerant potatoes

Humble spud poised to launch a world food revolution

In a small army field-hut Dr Arjen de Vos shows off his irrigation machine with pride. Pipes lead out to several acres of muddy field, where only a few stragglers from the autumn harvest of potatoes, salads, carrots and onions are left. The tubes are lined with copper to stop corrosion because – in a move … [Read More...]

Nigeria joins the world climate march

Nigeria joins the world climate march

Climate Change is a matter of justice. The world’s most vulnerable people have done the least to cause global warming and yet they are suffering most from its devastating efforts. Climate Change threatens to … [Read More...]

Patrick Ngowi. Image: Answers Africa.

African innovations changing the world

With the rapid rate increase of  information sharing, often bad news flies the fastest. I would rather hear good news. However, good news is sometimes hard to find. Especially when it relates to Africa. For … [Read More...]