Seawater Technology Solutions for Food Security

According to the World Health Organisation about 20% of the world’s people live in regions that don’t have enough water for their needs. With the global population increasing by 80 million each year, a third of [...]

Next Generation of Sustainable Food Supply

Across the world, there are pioneers who are changing the way we think about food. Some use GPS data to create yield maps that show soil productivity, yield predictions and establish seasonal planting patterns. Others, [...]

By | June 15th, 2016|Categories: Commercial, Emerging Markets, Research, Technology|Tags: , , , , , |

Understanding the Circular Economy

A circular economy is one that is restorative and regenerative by design, and which aims to keep products, components and materials at their highest utility and value at all times, distinguishing between technical and biological cycles. [...]

By | November 1st, 2015|Categories: Economy, Global, Research, Sustainability, Technology|Tags: , , , |

Risks and Uncertainty surround Africa’s Megaprojects

If all goes to plan, the ‘Grand Inga’ hydropower scheme will become one of Africa’s most iconic infrastructure developments. A $12 billion proposal funded by a consortium led by The World Bank, Democratic Republic of [...]

Impact assessment of Wangari Maathai’s vision

Before she passed on, the Nobel Laureate Wangari Maathai left an enduring legacy. The Green Belt Movement (GBM), a grassroots organisation she founded to eradicate poverty through environmental conservation, had reached a significant milestone, planting over 50 million [...]

By | July 15th, 2015|Categories: Africa, Economy, Governments, Investments, Philanthropy, Sustainability|Tags: , , |