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The Congo River basin accounts for nearly a third of all water resources in Africa, helping feed forests, provide livelihood opportunities and generate power
Climate change needs a new narrative that engages people, and creates a world where people prosper without increasing pollution
Mangroves that could protect Cameroon from rising seas may be subject to more pressure than they can bear
Should the long-established livelihoods of hunters and gatherers be integrated into the modern economy?
Slowing forest loss will be difficult until the government addresses corruption, fighting and other problems
As Mozambique tries to harness its energy resources to lift its citizens out of poverty, can it also build a climate-resilient, low-carbon future?
"The political culture is not about sharing resources, it is about each small section making it for itself," one researcher says
For isolated forest communities facing bad roads and poor telephone and Internet access, radio is the route to information
In the Congo Basin, men and women carry out quite similar livelihood activities — farming, hunting and collecting various forest products — but in very different ways
Could East Africa’s regional development authority help figure out how to best use the region’s water resources?
With more than half of world population in cities, new challenge aims to push citizens, governments and the private sector to work together to build resilience
2012's severe weather has left the world wondering how extreme climate change impacts will have to be in order for policy and decision makers to act
Addressing poverty and sustainable development as separate issues will no longer work, experts say
Allowing farmland to encroach on ecosystems could hurt nature, food security and nutrition, scientists say
Forests not only contribute to diverse and nutritious diets, particularly for the poorest members of society, but also sustain agriculture