ABN in the Media
Scroll through the links below to see where the ABN and our partners have appeared in the media:
Civils snub Zuma's African agri solution
Saturday 3 December 2011
A Recipe for Carbon Farming
Inter Press Service
Friday 2 December 2011
During the ABN's Coordinator recent visit to the UK he was interviewed by BBC World Today as part of their coverage in the lead up to Durban COP17. Gathuru Mburu tells listeners about the importance of indigenous knowledge in Africa and globally, within the context of climate change and food crisis. He explains the importance of the African Biodiversity Network's work at the local level, bringing back traditional seed diversity and related knowledge, and building the confidence and resilience of local communities in Africa. Find the interview here.
Livestock Initiative restores land, water in Zimbabwe
Communities in Zimbabwe report increased suffering thanks to water shortages and land degradation in recent years. Invoking alternative solutions, ABN Partner, African Centre for Holistic Management, is training residents and other nonprofit organizations to use livestock to restore land and natural water sources.
Kenyans protest over GM maize imports. See links below for more information:
International Women's Day, March 2011
ABN partner Mphatheleni Makaulule of the Mupo Foundation, South Africa, attracts international attention for her work to protect vital sacred sites and the cultural traditions of the VhaVenda people.
The Ecologist, 8th March 2011, Celebrating women activists: South Africa's Mphatheleni Makaulule.
The Mail&Guardian, 11th March 2011, Defender of the Sacred Sites
ABN co-publishes report on the failings of the UN's Clean Development Mechanism
The CDM and Africa - Marketing a New Land Grab, 23rd February 2011.
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