$200m for green projects in Sub-Saharan Africa

A renewable energy fund in sub-Saharan Africa $200 million (£128m) worth of funding to develop renewable projects. The African Renewable Energy Fund (AREF) will support small to medium scale projects in the region. It has so far developed four green projects and additional pipeline of projects using the funding. They include small hydro, wind, geothermal, solar […]

Call to “put the freeze” on sub-Saharan food waste

It’s time to stop wasting mountains of food in the developing world by rolling out better fridges and chilling, British engineers demanded today. Big population growth is predicted in sub-Saharan Africa and Asia, meaning the regions will need to improve their farming productivity. But much of the food produced today “does not actually reach a […]