No trees, no crops, no jobs: Women fall back on hard labour
By Thomson Reuters Foundation 22nd Mar, 2021
Her landlocked West African nation has been hard hit by drought and desertification caused in part by climate change.


World's water woes spring from undervaluing its 'blue gold'
By Thomson Reuters Foundation 22nd Mar, 2021
Two in five people worldwide, or 3 billion, do not have a hand-washing facility with water and soap at home


How Zimbabwe farmers deal with mango glut in the middle of a pandemic
By Thomson Reuters Foundation 19th Feb, 2021
At harvest time, farmers earn only about $1 for a bucket of fresh mangoes because there is so much of the fruit available, Gonde said.


Africa’s forest restoration project is back on track
By Thomson Reuters Foundation 23rd Jan, 2021
Degraded land is less productive, and releases climate-warming carbon dioxide and nitrous oxide from the soil.


Aspiring 'green-collar' workers hope for jobs in Covid recovery
By Thomson Reuters Foundation 30th Oct, 2020
While the listings are free for now, Heng said he is looking to potentially charge eventually.


Restoring land - with Europe's help - can give Africa a greener future
By Thomson Reuters Foundation 30th Oct, 2020
Africa needs to not follow the climate-damaging model of the West, and cutting land degradation can help


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