Thursday 19 April 2012
Ghanaian Fisherfolk Blasting Their Way to Finding Fiships.org | 19 Apr 2012
By Jessica McDiarmidThomas Essuman says Ghanaian fisherfolk know that using poison, dynamite and illegal nets to catch fish is doing long-term damage. / Jessica McDiarmid/IPS TAKORADI-SEKONDI, Ghana, Apr 19 (IPS) – Explosives, high-watt light bulbs, monofilament nets, and poison:...
Johannesburg township residents have to queue for drinking waterips.org | 19 Apr 2012
A resident of Diepsloot waits among his empty water buckets. Credit: Sipho Stuurman/IPSAfter a warning by the Johannesburg City Council, residents of the Diepsloot township have been queuing for days to get their hands on a bucket of drinking water. Sipho Stuurman was in the township and spoke to residents and officials.
Uganda: IDP News Alert, 19 April 2012feedproxy.google.com | 19 Apr 2012
Source: Internal Displacement Monitoring Centre Country: Uganda, World To see this news alert with links to the sources click hereUganda: Returning IDPs face further challenges over homelandWidespread land...
World Bank, UNDP, GEF Project Preserves Biodiversity in South Africabiodiversity-l.iisd.org | 19 Apr 2012
The World Bank and the UN Development Programme (UNDP) implemented two Global Environment Facility (GEF) grants in South Africa in a project to streamline biodiversity objectives into land use planning strategies. The project aimed to improve conservation and implement conservation agreements with private landowners along the Cape Floristic Region.
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