Afrique: Accès à l'eau potable - Possibilité pour 85 millions de personnesfr.allafrica.com | 25 Apr 2012
Water Aid (http://www.wateraid.org), une ONG internationale, a accueilli avec joie les nouvelles déclarations d'intention d'amélioration en matière d'approvisionnement en eau et d'assainissement des ministres d'Afrique, présentées lors de la séance de la réunion de haut niveau à Washington (Sanitation and Water for All (SWA) High Level meeting in Washington D.C), le 20 Avril.
How to create resilient agricultureSCIDEV.NET | 21 Mar 2012
Durable food security and agricultural growth depend on development strategies with resilience built in from the start, says Gordon Conway.
World: Intégration de la gestion du risque de sécheresse : Manuel introductiffeedproxy.google.com | 06 Mar 2012
Les sécheresses occasionnent des crises humanitaires étendues. Entraînant souvent des famines, des conflits et le déplacement de populations (réfugiés et personnes déplacés dans leur propre pays), elles affectent la croissance économique et la santé des écosystèmes. Réduire les impacts...
World: 2011 - A Year of Weather Extremes, with More to Comefeedproxy.google.com | 01 Feb 2012
Source: InterPress Third World News Agency Country: World, Australia, Brazil, Djibouti, El Salvador, Eritrea, Ethiopia, Kenya, Mexico, Philippines (the),...
Malawi: FAO-EU project to promote climate-smart farmingfeedproxy.google.com | 16 Jan 2012
Source: European Commission, Food and Agriculture Organization Country: Malawi, Viet Nam, Zambia Malawi, Vietnam and Zambia will benefit from collaborative effort16 January 2012, Rome -...
Zambian poachers convert to climate-smart organic farmingfeedproxy.google.com | 12 Apr 2011
LUSAKA (AlertNet) - Leaning on a post in the shade of a tree beside his thatched house, Moffat Mwale reflects proudly on his progress over the last two years. Having ditched animal poaching for organic farming, his vegetable produce is now stocked on supermarket shelves across the country.
Zambia: Fishermen get hooked on farmingfeedproxy.google.com | 05 Apr 2011
A village a few hundred metres from Lake Tanganyika, which holds nearly one-sixth of the world's available fresh water, has turned its back on fishing in favour of farming. In just over two years Kapoka, with around 8,000 people in 1,000 or so households, has forsaken a traditional fishing culture that engaged three-quarters of its economically active inhabitants for generations. They had always cultivated a few crops - cassava, rice, sweet potatoes - now, 90 percent are farming.
ZAMBIA Food Security Outlook Update February 2011feedproxy.google.com | 26 Feb 2011
Due to the continued availability of surplus grain on the local market, food security conditions are expected to remain stable across the country as the lean season progresses towards its peak in February.
ZAMBIA: Six arrested for illegal fishingAfrica News | 18 Feb 2011
Six fish traders have been arrested in Mansa District of Zambia near the border with the Democratic Republic of Congo for illegal possession of fish during the fishing ban. The six were arrested during a combined operation by officers from the Fisheries Department and Zambia Police in Bahati area along the Kashikishi road.
Chinese chicken farmers ruffle Zambian feathersBBC | 08 Feb 2011
For many Chinese entrepreneurs, Africa is seen as a continent of opportunity. Now even small businessmen are arriving in force - and some local traders in Zambia just cannot compete. If you want to get an idea of how China is reshaping the world economy just try to buy a chicken in the Zambian capital, Lusaka.
BBC News - Zambia pushes towards connected futureBBC | 10 Jan 2011
Africa may not be the first place you think of when talking about the digital revolution but many Zambian villages are looking to change all that. The village of Macha is a long way from anywhere, the nearest town is almost 50 miles away. But for the past few years it has harboured a surprising dream - to pioneer the spread of the internet to the 80% of Zambians who don't live in cities.
Cassava Combating Rural Hunger in Zambiaips.org | 06 Jan 2011
In Zambia, a silver lining has emerged for widespread rural hunger and poverty, thanks to homegrown agricultural research. Local scientists have successfully developed four new, early-maturing and high- yielding cassava cultivars in an ambitious research project conducted in the cassava-rich...
SOUTHERN AFRICA: Heavy rain, flood warningsIRIN News | 04 Jan 2011
The Zambezi River Authority (ZRA) staffed jointly by officials from Zambia and Zimbabwe, says one of the two major dams on the river between the two countries will open its flood gates in early 2011, meaning that communities may have to be relocated.
Grannies set to light up Zambia's forgotten villagesafricareview.com | 23 Nov 2010
Often regarded as illiterate spent forces with nothing much to contribute to their communities, Zambian grandmothers are now turning that perception on its head. They are becoming solar engineers; trained technicians with new skills to electrify their villages. Six grannies – uneducated,...
Pulling Together To Protect Zambia's Kafue Flatsips.org | 22 Nov 2010
LUSAKA – Dams, sugarcane plantations and rapidly growing population threatened the health of the Kafue Flats, a richly diverse wetlands in southern Zambia. But growing recognition of more sustainable use of its water and fertile soil are securing the health of the ecosystem. The Kafue Flats cover a...