New Haven, Conn.— That human land use destroys natural ecosystems is an oft-cited assumption in conservation, but ecologists have discovered that instead, traditional ranching techniques in the African savanna enhance the local abundance of wild, native animals. These results offer a new perspective on the roles humans play in natural systems, and inform ongoing discussions...

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While global leaders met in Davos last month at the World Economic Forum focused on Resilient Dynamism, The Rockefeller Foundation hosted a meeting in New York focused on how African youth can be resilient in a dynamic global economy. We brought together a diverse group of representatives from the information and communication technology (ICT) sector including Accenture, Microsoft,...

A knowledge-exchange programme has helped to protect African people from extreme weather and increase harvests, an initiative has found Go to Source Tags:...

Aside from providing a wide array of services to Ghana’s population, telecommunications firms in the country play significant roles in developing the West African nation’s economy. Original post: Ghana’s telecoms sector has created 1.5 million jobs, report Tags: country, providing, nation, firms, Ghana's telecoms sector ...

From SciDev [CAPE TOWN] Researchers in Zurich, Switzerland, have successfully developed a strain of virus-resistant cassava, and now hope to train scientists in Africa to develop the technology in laboratories on the continent. The study, which demonstrated that researchers can now generate transgenic farmer- and industry-preferred cassava, was published inPLOS One last...

The 2013 edition of a competition that seeks to recognise African entrepreneurship and reward African innovators, who deliver market-orientated solutions for development, is open for entries. Go to Source Tags: Entrepreneurship, African, market-orientated ...