Africa Will Feed Itself - Bill and Melinda Gates

Updated: Fri 23 Jan, 10:47 am

The lives of people in poor countries will improve faster in the next 15 years than at any other time in history, and their lives will improve more than anyone else's, Bill and Melinda Gates have said … read more »

A Solar Revolution in West Africa's Villages

Updated: Tue 2 Dec, 09:26 am

In many off-grid villages in West Africa, solar power now provides energy for lighting, cooking and street light. Some remote communities are beginning to embrace: solar power. Benin, Burkina Faso and … read more »

Africa Blast West on Farm Subsidies

Updated: Wed 8 Oct, 06:44 am

African ministers at the Food and Agriculture Organization meeting on Rome say, wealthy countries are still subsidising their farmers and this undermines market access for some of the world's poorest … read more »