Indigenous Communities Want Stake in the New Deal to Protect Nature — Global Issues

The recent eviction debacle involving the Maasai community in the Loliondo division in Tanzania’s northern Ngorongoro District has elevated indigenous people’s concerns about losing their ancestral lands under the ’30by30′ plan in the Post-2020 Global Biodiversity Framework (GBF). Bradford Zak/Unsplash by Busani Bafana (bulawayo, zimbabwe) Thursday, June 23, 2022 Inter Press Service BULAWAYO, Zimbabwe, Jun … Read more

Farmers in Senegal Adopt Farming as a Business to Beat Climate Change — Global Issues

Small holder farmers in Senegal are embracing sustainable agriculture practices to increase their productivity and income. Credit: Caroline Mwongera/ Alliance of Bioversity International and CIAT by Busani Bafana (bulawayo) Friday, June 10, 2022 Inter Press Service BULAWAYO, Jun 10 (IPS) – Onions and rice are a conspicuous part of every meal in Senegal, including the … Read more

Zimbabwe’s Press Freedom, One Step Forward, Three Steps Backward—Global Issues

Journalist Jeffery Moyo, with his lawyer, Doug Coltart, outside the Magistrate’s Court, Bulawayo, Zimbabwe. Moyo faces charges of violating Section 36 of the Immigration Act. His sentencing is expected on May 31, 2022. Credit: Busani Bafana/IPS by Busani Bafana (bulawayo, zimbabwe) Monday, May 09, 2022 Inter Press Service Bulawayo, Zimbabwe, May 09 (IPS) – For … Read more

Zimbabwe Unsafe Roads Could Drive the Economy Around the Bend — Global Issues

Zimbabwe has been urged to invest in road safety including improving its poor road infrastructure. Credit: Busani Bafana/IPS by Busani Bafana (bulawayo, zimbabwe) Tuesday, April 05, 2022 Inter Press Service BULAWAYO, Zimbabwe, Apr 05 (IPS) – When driving at night in Zimbabwe, watch out for a pair of eyes on the road and slow down. … Read more

Unity of Purpose to Accelerate Africa’s Sustainable Development—Global Issues

Climate change is reversing some of Africa’s gains in achieving Sustainable Development Goals in food security and poverty alleviation and the continent needed to build resilience against future shocks. Credit: Busani Bafana/IPS by Busani Bafana (kigali, rwanda) Monday, March 28, 2022 Inter Press Service KIGALI, Rwanda, Mar 28 (IPS) – The COVID-19 pandemic reversed several … Read more

Speed ​​Dating with the Future, a Romance with Science and Biodiversity — Global Issues

Nature Insight: Speed ​​dating with the Future’, an IPBES podcast, is spreading the love for science and nature. Its aim is to change perceptions and ignite interest even in animals like the bat. Bats are often blamed for ills but in reality we, as humans, have expanded into bats’ territory. Credit: Geoff Brooks/Unsplash by Busani … Read more

Storybook Apps Turn African Students Into Writers — Global Issues

The African Storybook Project has developed writing and publishing apps that are promoting literacy. Credit: Saide by Busani Bafana (bulawayo, zimbabwe) Thursday, February 10, 2022 Inter Press Service BULAWAYO, Zimbabwe, Feb 10 (IPS) – Suwaiba Hassan published an engrossing story. She used online using digital; apps that are giving literacy to boost. The student from … Read more