While insects can be slimy, cringe-inducing creatures, often squashed on sight by humans, a new book released by the Food and Agricultural Organization (FAO) says beetles, wasps and caterpillars are also an unexplored nutrition source that can help address global food insecurity.The book, Edible Insects: future prospects for food and [...]
Pretoria - Cabinet has approved the National Aquaculture Policy Framework (NAPF), says acting Cabinet spokesperson Phumla Williams. “This policy provides a unified framework for the establishment and development of an industry that contributes towards sustainable job creation and increased investment,” she said.
Perlemoen aquaculture in the Eastern Cape
The NAPF was developed against the [...]
Less than 1 per cent of all patent applications relating to clean energy technology (CET) have been filed in Africa, according to a new United Nations study, which also highlights the opportunity for the continent to leapfrog existing fossil-fuel energy sources and, in the process, cut greenhouse gas emissions and [...]
The Endangered Wildlife Trust’s Wildlife and Energy Programme (EWT-WEP), in partnership with Eskom Limpopo Operating Unit, the EWT’s Birds of Prey Programme (EWT-BoPP) and the Vulture Conservation Programme (VulPro), is proud to announce the launch of the Limpopo Vulture Project.
“The main aim of the project is to use Global [...]
By Heather Dugmore
‘Irreplaceable’, ‘highly significant’, ‘priority area’, ‘protected environment’, ‘key water production area’. These are the formal classifications for the area spanning the high altitude grasslands between KwaZulu Natal, Mpumalanga and the Free State, known as the Enkangala grasslands. Here you will find the headwaters of the Vaal, Tugela, Usuthu and [...]
Nedbank Group Technology is set to save the group R2.2-R3.5-million per year simply by getting all 29 000 staff members to take charge of their PC or laptop’s power use. “We are rolling out an incredibly simple Power Management System throughout the group in May, June and July 2013 that dramatically [...]