Ghana – Rainforest Birding on the Brink by Adam Riley

10,000 Birds

We already had South Africa, Zambia and Uganda under our belts, but my clients’ request for the next year came right out of the blue: Ghana! Some stats include the fact that over three million rural Ghanaians depend on forests for survival, and about 69% of all urban households use charcoal for cooking and heating. My connection with Ghana began rather unexpectedly (and as it turned out, rather humorously) more than ten years ago.

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FOR HUNGER-PROOF CITIES Sustainable Urban Food Systems

The Green Changemakers

Mougeot is Senior Program Specialist at the International Development Research Centre, Ottawa, Canada. FOR HUNGER-PROOF CITIES Sustainable Urban Food Systems Edited by Mustafa Koc, Rod MacRae, Luc J.A. Mougeot, and Jennifer Welsh IDRC 1999 ISBN 0-88936-882-1 e-ISBN 1-55250-062-4 252 pp.

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Feeding the Sustainable City

The Green Changemakers

Mwale , Lusaka, Zambia The Development Challenge: Can agriculture succeed in the urban environment? Thanks to pioneering research initially led by Canada’s International Development Research Centre ( IDRC ), many Southern cities are now re-examining their attitude to urban agriculture.

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Solar power for the poor: facts and figures

The Green Changemakers

The International Energy Agency calculates that, in 2007, solar PV and solar-thermal contributed less than 0.2 Source: Household Energy Network By 2007, more than 2.5 Access to solar power is either purchased in the open market or provided through international aid. David J.

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