Our 10 most popular news stories of 2015
The two countries prevent evidence for a more ambitious climate goal from being used at the COP 21 summit.
A series of maps points to missing evidence on whether water, sanitation and hygiene projects have worked.
Study calls for more efficient nutrient recycling to limit erosion’s impact on food availability.
Humid greenhouse turns salt water into fresh water in hot, arid regions.
A controversial study proves that homosexuality is not ‘un-African’ and that embracing it boosts development.
The country refuses draft climate deal that calls for more research on 1.5 degree warming cap (see 10).
4. African universities advised to team up on agriculture
The continent could develop its own farming tech if academic collaboration is improved, hears meeting.
Kiira motors wants to make 7,000 hybrid cars a year by 2018, but Kenyan firms are strong competition.
Dredging for US$50 billion construction project risks wiping out the lake’s fish.
The technology uses evaporation to create cheap and effective way to make potable water.