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A Johannesburg neighbourhood fitted with solar-powered geysers

Joburg installs Solar-Powered Geysers, shifts to Low Carbon Economy

The city of Johannesburg, home to 4-million people and a contributor of nearly 12% of South Africa’s Gross Domestic Product (GDP), has in the course of this financial year, installed 120 000 solar-powered geysers  in its communities to not only save its electricity-stressed generation, but also to clean up its environmental mess, and therefore shifting […]

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New business models can spell success for African farmers – report

New business models can spell success for African farmers – report

Small-scale farmers in Africa can improve their livelihoods by building sustainable trading relations with international businesses in the food industry, according to a recent report. The report, jointly undertaken by Catholic Relief Services, Rainforest Alliance, CIAT and the International Institute for Environment and Development (IIED), reveals ways to break down barriers that usually prevent African […]

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