Tuesday, March 22, 2022

The 22nd of March is World Water Day, a United Nations awareness day that focuses on the importance of freshwater. This year, the focus is on groundwater, an invisible resource essential to life.

Groundwater is widely used in agriculture around...

Tuesday, March 15, 2022

Increasing energy efficiency appears to be one of the biggest challenges of our times. Decades of irresponsible exploitation of fossil fuels caused an existential threat to the planet. Scientifical evidence is unambiguous– to save the ecosystems and prevent a climatic catastrophe a radical...

Thursday, March 10, 2022

“We know based on evidence that gender equality is not only a condition for social justice but a powerful driver of the economic growth that can help deliver it— the inclusive growth that benefits all.”

World Bank Group President Jim Yong Kim,...

Tuesday, March 8, 2022

Nigeria has a gender gap of 8.4% in access to financial services. In 2016, it stood at 9.7%, meaning that only 54% of Nigerian women, compared to 63% of men, were financially included through banks or formal non-banks. Therefore, the country committed to the Denarau Action Plan (DAP)¹,...

Thursday, February 10, 2022

Madagascar is one of the countries in Africa most severely affected by climate change and has one of the highest poverty rates in the world. Over 1.6 million people are facing food insecurity, as estimated by the United Nations. Climate risk insurance can help the Malagasy to protect themselves...