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How an Australian mentoring program is improving plant biosecurity in Africa - Devex

Wed, 2017-01-25 11:14

Devex

How an Australian mentoring program is improving plant biosecurity in Africa
Devex
Scientists work in a laboratory at the International Livestock Research Institute in Nairobi, Kenya. Australia provides funding to the Institute through the Australian Centre for International Agricultural Research, to improve African food security ...

Biogas Plant Market - Global Industry Analysis, Size, Share, Growth Trends and Forecast 2016 - 2022 - Yahoo Finance

Wed, 2017-01-25 02:13

Biogas Plant Market - Global Industry Analysis, Size, Share, Growth Trends and Forecast 2016 - 2022
Yahoo Finance
The global biogas plant market report by Transparency Market Research provides in-depth analysis of the biogas plant market globally. The report ... For this research study, the base year is 2015, whereas the forecast is from 2016 to 2022. ... The ...

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Research shows how to grow more cassava, one of the world's key food crops - The Conversation US

Tue, 2017-01-24 17:02

The Conversation US

Research shows how to grow more cassava, one of the world's key food crops
The Conversation US
Originally from Brazil, cassava is the third most important source of calories in the tropics, behind rice and corn, and sustains an estimated 800 million throughout Africa, Asia and Latin America. In sub-Saharan Africa, it provides 30 to 50 percent of ...
Research shows how to grow more cassava, one of the world's key ...San Francisco Chronicle

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Ancient figures reveal trading routes of prehistoric African civilisation - Phys.Org

Tue, 2017-01-24 11:45

Phys.Org

Ancient figures reveal trading routes of prehistoric African civilisation
Phys.Org
Researchers from The University of Manchester have completed the very first biological analysis of ancient terracotta figurines found in Ghana, which were created by an unknown civilisation and have become iconic representations of prehistoric African art.

Trees supplement income for rural farmers in Africa | EurekAlert ... - EurekAlert (press release)

Mon, 2017-01-23 17:54

EurekAlert (press release)

Trees supplement income for rural farmers in Africa | EurekAlert ...
EurekAlert (press release)
Trees may be easy to spot on the plains of Africa but they are often overlooked as a source of income for farmers. A University of Illinois study shows trees on ...

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In African 'fairy circles,' a template for nature's many patterns - Phys.org - Phys.Org

Mon, 2017-01-23 15:12

Phys.Org

In African 'fairy circles,' a template for nature's many patterns - Phys.org
Phys.Org
Be it the Mima mounds of Washington state or the famous "fairy circles" of Namibia in southwestern Africa, people are captivated by the regular patterns of plant ...
Mysterious Desert 'Fairy Circles' Explained by Math - Live ScienceLive Science

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Kenya's wildlife service collars a lion for information gathering - Africa Science News Service

Mon, 2017-01-23 12:43

Africa Science News Service

Kenya's wildlife service collars a lion for information gathering
Africa Science News Service
The early morning exercise was witnessed by KWS Director General Mr. Kitili Mbathi and International Fund for Animal welfare (IFAW) officials led by Mr. Steve Njumbi. By early 2016, the NNP lion population was about 36 lions, out of which 3 were mature ...

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