Environment

Electric Vehicles

The current transport situation   All of the travel disruptions from the have given us time to think about global transport. At the moment, sub-Saharan Africa’s transport is almost entirely fuel-based. This is becoming more expensive for citizens, as fuel prices continue to rise. Furthermore, pollution from fuel-based transport, such

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What is Biodiversity?

Biodiversity is defined as the variety of plant and animal life in the world or a particular habitat. Africa is very biodiverse. It contains a quarter of the biodiversity of the entire planet.  WHY IS BIODIVERSITY IMPORTANT? A high level of biodiversity has biological and social benefits. More species of

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How community seed banks are tackling monocultures

WHAT ARE MONOCULTURES? Across Africa there are many farms that only grow one type of crop, called ‘monocultures’.  One cause is that aid organisations may provide seeds to communities with low seed supplies due to events like droughts. However, they will often only provide one type of non-local seed. Large

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