Could agroforestry do more to protect Rwandans from hazardous landslides?

A version of this article first appeared on the Geology for Global Development blog, here. Geology for Global Development (GfGD) exists to champion the role of geology in sustainable development, mobilizing and reshaping the geology community to help deliver the UN Sustainable Development Goals. I will be contributing stories about geoscience innovations in Africa to GfGD’s […]
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Women’s cycling in Uganda depends on the minds of men

Despite a bad fall in the nineties, Anne still cycles because she needs to. Without her bicycle she says travelling to market in between managing her shop would be impossible. Yes, she insists, “It’s empowerment, going where you want, when you want.” She laughs while reflecting on the limits of her travel freedom. When Anne’s […]
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Chasing The Tsetse

As harmful insects adapt to a changing world, how people are affected by the tropical diseases they carry will also change. To get ahead of one such insect – the tsetse fly – scientists are using new methods to understand how the flies adapt to environmental stress in Sub-Saharan Africa. The goal is to better […]
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