Protection of seagrasses key to building resilience to climate change, disasters – new UN report

Seagrass meadows can be a powerful nature-based climate solution and help sustain communities hard-hit by stressors such as the COVID-19 pandemic, but these important ecosystems continue to decline. The importance of seagrasses is highlighted in a new report, Out of…

COVID-19 speeds up digitalization of African agricultural sector

When it became harder in Kenya for plant and animal health specialists to meet physically with farmers due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the two sides embraced digital agriculture services. And when farmers found it difficult to buy agri-products like seeds and…

Africa Day: CSOs task African leaders on health, water, agriculture, other

By Gabriel Ewepu AS African Union, AU, formerly known as Organisation of African Unity, OAU, marked 57th Africa Day on May 25, 2020, Civil Society Organisations, CSOs, in Nigeria, Thursday, tasked African leaders on health, water, agriculture, innovative governance, discontinuation…

Africa’s most vulnerable are called to bear the brunt of a pandemic.

Securing farming communities through and after COVID-19 is a priority.   One of world’s harshest terrains for farming threatens to crumble under COVID-19.  West Africa’s farmer collectives, small businesses and other stakeholders in agriculture reveal their plight as rains approach…

Team Europe bolsters food security in Kenya and neighbouring countries

The EU, Germany, the Netherlands, Belgium, France, Sweden and Denmark are bolstering food security in Kenya and neighbouring countries with more than US$153.50mn at a time of crisis due to COVID-19 This includes help for farmers and agricultural entrepreneurs, assistance…

Organic farming driving change in sub-Saharan Africa

“Dr Benoy Berry, chairman, Contec Global, speaks to African Farming about the company’s role in transforming agricultural practices through biotechnologies” Over the next 30 years, half of the world’s population growth will happen in Africa. The implications for African states…

30 Manicure Ideas That Will Make You Mad For Matte

While you may have thought matte manicures hit their peak in 2010, the nail pros of Instagram are proving otherwise. Patterns, accents, and different nail shapes prove that this fun lacquer finish is anything but flat.

David Byrne Performs William Onyeabor’s “Fantastic Man” With Pat Mahoney and Sinkane on Fallon

Byrne previewed the upcoming performances alongside the Atomic Bomb Band, which included LCD Soundsystem’s Pat Mahoney, Sinkane, and Money Mark. They wore cowboy hats and performed. On May 2-3, the BAM Howard Gilman Opera House will host the U.S. premiere…

Kate Hudson stripped down to nothing but her bra and underwear on Instagram on Tuesday

The actress put her smokin’ hot body on display, writing, “This little bra and boyshort with little tiny hearts all over it. She’s been on a roll on social media lately

Disney Fairy Tale Weddings by Alfred Angelo’s Wedding Dresses For Fall 2016

Hilary Rhoda’s wedding dress wasn’t over the top: it was striking and bold — a sleek column gown by Carolina Herrera that perfectly flattered her figure.

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