Higher education is providing rich opportunities for students and communities alike as educators and scholars come together with an innovative goal to develop sustainable and affordable access to power across remote African regions.
The Okavango River Basin, one of the world’s largest inland water systems, is a critical shared natural resource for Angola, Botswana, and Nambia, as well as a rich, but fragile, source of biodiversity of international importance. A transboundary approach to resource management and climate resilience is crucial to preserving the basin and providing sustainable and equitable development opportunities.
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While development assistance from USAID and other donor countries has been high for many years within the Southern Africa Development Community, the capacity of many local organizations to receive and manage awards and to successfully meet targets remains low.
As the changing climate increasingly threatens food security, biodiversity, and general livelihood, the South African community is being brought together to learn about how they can live more sustainably and prepare for inevitable ecological change.
Coral reefs are among the ocean’s most biologically diverse and ecologically important habitats. While they are vital to the survival of many marine species as well as the economy and food security of many coastal communities, they are threatened by pollution, global climate change, overfishing, and natural disasters.
Last updated: March 06, 2014