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Nigeria Launches First Renewable Energy Association

Yesterday industry leaders came together for the launch of the Renewable Energy Association of Nigeria (REAN) at the West African Power Industry Convention. The launch was attended by guests from over 100 organizations working in, and supporting, the renewable energy sector in Nigeria. REAN is an umbrella association for organizations working across the renewable energy

Cambridge has waived application fee for graduate students from most African countries

The University’s policy on graduate admissions was reiterated at the opening of the third Cambridge-Africa Day–Applause greeted the statement by Professor David Dunne, Director of the Cambridge-Africa Programme, as he confirmed that Cambridge has waived the usual application fee for nationals of many of the world’s least developed countries. This fee waiver will benefit applicants

The kind of agriculture Africa needs

By Nokutula Mhene “Agroecology is really common sense. It means understanding how nature works, to replicate the natural workings of nature on farms in order to reduce dependency on external input.” argued Olivier De Schutter, the United Nations Special Rapporteur on the right to food as he called for food democracy and agroecology. I concur

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