News headlines for “G8: Too Much Power?”, page 2

  1. Researchers Strive for Technological Innovations to Achieve Food Security in Africa

    - Inter Press Service

    KIGALI, Jun 15 (IPS) - A few years ago, after coming up with a project of launching the first-ever unmanned aerial systems (UAS) in Rwanda, entrepreneur Mamy Muziga Ingabire identified the need to provide farmers with information related to their activity – such as the health status of crops.

  2. Disability Inclusion Lifts Rural Ugandan Families From Poverty

    - Inter Press Service

    Oyam & Gulu, Uganda, Jun 14 (IPS) - Lawrence Akena was born 32 years ago with microcephaly. Because of his neurological condition, he didn't go to school or benefit from skills training.

  3. Farmers in Senegal Adopt Farming as a Business to Beat Climate Change

    - Inter Press Service

    BULAWAYO, Jun 10 (IPS) - Onions and rice are a conspicuous part of every meal in Senegal, including the famous Poulet Yassa. However, climate change makes it hard for smallholder farmers to grow enough staple food with extra to sell for income.

  4. Youth must be Equal Partners in Digital Decision Making ITU Youth Summit

    - Inter Press Service

    Toronto, Jun 09 (IPS) - "50 percent of the present, but 100 percent of the future," was the refrain at the first-ever Generation Connect Global Youth Summit.

  5. Living in Harmony with Nature

    - Inter Press Service

    UNITED NATIONS, Jun 09 (IPS) - Thirty years ago, the Earth Summitwhich took place in the Brazilian city of Rio de Janeiro, paved the way for the establishment of three major conventions on the environment - specifically on biodiversity, climate change and desertification.

  6. African Solutions to African Problems: Reframing Science Innovation

    - Inter Press Service

    DURBAN, South Africa, Jun 08 (IPS) - Africa is plagued by many epidemics — from tuberculosis and HIV/AIDS to malaria and wild polio — but the continent has also worked for decades to fight these threats. The key to beating these deadly diseases is turning inward to existing expertise and finding locally driven solutions.

  7. World Environment Day: Burden of Environmental Decline Falls Heavily on Poor and Vulnerable

    - Inter Press Service

    NAIROBI, Jun 02 (IPS) - Barnabas Kamau’s home sits on a wetland in Rumuruti Laikipia County in the Rift Valley region - considered Kenya’s breadbasket. He settled in the area 15 years ago, attracted by the wetlands’ fertile grounds as they provide favourable farming and livestock activities conditions.

  8. Complex Emergencies: In Kenyas Arid North, Locals Face Impact of Climate Change, Hunger and Poverty

    - Inter Press Service

    MARSABIT, KENYA, Jun 02 (IPS) - Darkuale Parsanti and his wife Mary Rampe are counting their losses: One by one, they have seen their livestock wiped out.

  9. Transforming Africa: Just & Equitable Energy Transition

    - Inter Press Service

    NAIROBI, Kenya, Jun 02 (IPS) - A global transition to lower-carbon energy sources is crucial for our species' survival given the worsening effects of climate change. With many people increasingly advocating for a rapid shift from an energy system dependent on fossil fuels, questions on how to make this transition arise - one that is just and equitable, especially in the developing world.

  10. Restore Land to Tackle Multiple Crises

    - Inter Press Service

    BONN, Germany, Jun 01 (IPS) - Land is our lifeline on this planet. Yet ‘business as usual’ in how we manage land resources puts our own future on planet Earth in jeopardy, with half of humanity already facing the impacts of land degradation.

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