Tag Archives: poverty

Weird Weather. Can bio-tech feed Africa?

The climate is changing and droughts are getting worse. Food riots have become an all too familiar response to shortages and rising prices. Does science have the answers?

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Dirty work that saves lives.

In Dar es Salaam, Tanzania’s biggest city, most people depend on pit latrines. They leak and flood, are only infrequently emptied, and for users and sewage collectors alike they’re a source of potentially fatal diseases like cholera and typhoid. Water … Continue reading

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