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Nigeria launches first satellite built by Africans

NigeriaSat-X, designed and built by Nigerian scientists, will contribute to areas such as crop monitoring and …

19/08/11

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'Green wall' project gathers pace in Senegal

Senegal has started its fourth year of planting, following the signing of an MoU to disseminate strategies between …

12/08/11

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How climate data is bringing benefits to Senegal's farmers

The InfoClim project, which distributes climate data to local communities, has helped Senegalese farmers adapt to …

11/08/11

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High hopes for Ghana's new science policy

Ghana hopes its new science policy, to be finalised in August, will address funding problems and boost the …

23/06/11

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Nigeria's Senate passes biosafety bill

Nigeria's biosafety bill now awaits presidential assent, but environmentalists continue to campaign against it.

15/06/11

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Big gesture but little cash for Nigeria's science academy

The Nigerian government has awarded the country's science academy US$5 million of the US$45 million for which it …

25/05/11

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High hopes for Nigeria's latest science policy

Nigeria has produced a draft science, technology and innovation policy which its authors hope will avoid the …

19/05/11

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Renewables 'could meet most of world's energy needs'

Renewable energy holds much promise in the developing world, home to half of the capacity needed to generate it, …

12/05/11

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Nigerian biosafety bill may fail, say scientists

Scientists fear for the fate of Nigeria's biosafety bill, which is among hundreds awaiting passage through the …

27/04/11

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Phone cartoons bring know-how to poor farmers

Animations for mobile phones are helping farmers in West Africa protect their cowpea crops from pests.

23/03/11