2023 Africa Agriculture Status Report Released

The 2022 Africa Agriculture Status Report (AASR23) was launched today, with the message that the repercussions of inaction are not just confined to hunger and malnutrition but extend to economic, social, and environmental domains, with the potential to undermine the...

The Bountiful Benefits Of Biochar

Biochar is the new buzzword in farming.  What is it?  Biochar is basically ‘charred’ agricultural waste created through slow-burning of organic matter in the absence of oxygen (pyrolysis).  This creates a porous, high carbon, stable material that can be...

Why sustainability is not enough in international education

Sustainability is a hot buzzword in international education right now, especially as we plan for a post-COVID-19 era. As a consequence of the abrupt halt in overseas travel and public mobility due to the pandemic, the earth has benefitted from significantly...

Commercializing Biodiversity With Yolélé

There’s a lot of talk about biodiversity these days. It has become a buzzword in the corporate boardrooms of the food industry. As the co-founder of a small company, Yolélé, One thing that my team and I have learned since we started exploring this subject is that the...