CONASUR is a public institution with humanitarian vocation that was set up in order to adopt a strategy for prevention and reduction of the disastrous effects of natural disasters in Burkina Faso.
On Tuesday, 15 May, the United Nations Development Programme released the 2012 Africa Human Development Report: Towards a Food Secure Future.
In February 2012, a Desert Locust outbreak suddenly developed in southwest Libya along the border of Algeria and rapidly spread into adjacent areas of southeast Algeria. Gregarizing adults lai
Indigenous knowledge should be harnessed to new technologies to help break the cycle of natural calamities in Africa, according to Juliana Rotich, executive director of Ushahidi, a Nairobi-based on
Fulfilling a mandate from the ENHANS International Workshop on Extreme Natural Hazards and Disaster Risk in Africa which was held in Pretoria, South Africa, in January 2011, a comprehensive recomm
The Extreme Natural Hazards And Societal Implications (ENHANS) International Workshop on Extreme Natural Hazards and Disaster Risk in Africa was held in Pretoria, South Africa, from 17 to 20 Januar
ESA’s TIGER II initiative has selected 20 project proposals across Africa to receive support from Earth-observation technology to learn more about the water cycle and to improve water-monitor
The World Meteorological Organization (WMO) designed and conducted the Severe Weather Forecasting Demonstration Project (SWFDP) in order to check the usefulness of the products currently available
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