A Pilot Project To Boost Conservation Through Online Collaboration Is Helping To Save Senegal's Biodiversity

A six-month project in biodiversity conservation piloted in Senegal and three other countries — Brazil, Canada and Spain — is expected to help boost biodiversity conservation through exchanging experiences and best practices online. The Regions for Biodiversity Learning Platform (RBLP) project, is an initiative of the Network of Regional Governments for Sustainable…

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Cameroon's Arthur Zang Wins Top African Prize for Engineering

A portable heart diagnostic invention has won its developer the Africa Prize for Engineering Innovation. The Cardio-Pad, developed by Marc Arthur Zang from Cameroon, is a device that helps medical professionals, especially those in rural communities, diagnose heart problems and send the results through mobile phones to heart surgeons for…

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This Project In Ghana Uses Drones To Monitor Coastal Erosion

Scientists using drones to assess a project for preventing coastal erosion in Ghana have identified a need for investing in monitoring to ensure such projects effectiveness and sustainability. Scientists from Germany and Ghana who are studying the US$90 million Keta Sea Defence project (KSDP) — completed in 2004 — in the…

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