Eco News

Report exposes the dark side of conservation

Dark side of Conservation - A hard-hitting new report launched by Survival International – the global movement for tribal peoples’ rights – reveals how conservation has led to the eviction of millions of tribal people from “protected areas.” … [Read more...]

World Forestry Congress for Africa

The World Forestry Congress (WFC) will for the first time be held on African soil next year, announced Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries Senzeni Zokwana on Monday. … [Read more...]

Fund Water Projects In Africa

Young Social enterprise, GiveMeTap, has embarked on a corporate strategy in order to bring water to the world. Starting with leading business advisory firm, Deloitte, GiveMeTap have secured a contract to provide the firm's UK staff with reusable GiveMeTap water bottles. As part of Deloitte's Gre GlobalBuzz - … [Read more...]

African Marine Debris Summit

The first African Marine Debris Summit highlighted the urgent need for a collective action to be taken against the problem of marine debris facing the continent of Africa.  The Summit – entitled “African lessons to inspire local actions” – took place at the SA National Biodiversity Institute at the Kirstenbosch … [Read more...]

Need for monitoring, evaluation tradition in Africa

Pretoria- A monitoring and evaluation tradition needs to emerge in Africa, which will be sensitive to the continent’s changing environment and development needs. According to the Ministry for Performance Monitoring and Evaluation, this system should also be sensitive to African traditions so t GlobalBuzz-SA - Your … [Read more...]

Positive COP 17 outcome crucial for Africa

Pretoria – President Jacob Zuma says a positive outcome from the upcoming COP 17, to be hosted in South Africa, is especially important for Africa as it is vulnerable to the effects of climate change. Zuma was speaking at the end of his visit to Perth, Australia, for the Commonwealth Heads of G GlobalBuzz-SA - Your … [Read more...]

Africa to talk climate-smart agriculture

Rustenburg - African ministers responsible for agriculture will use the upcoming 17th Conference of the Parties (COP 17) of the UN Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) to push for “climate-smart agriculture.” “At the upcoming COP 17, we will be speaking in one voice as African mi GlobalBuzz-SA - Your … [Read more...]