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Entrepreneurship education and training key for empowerment

ENTREPRENEURSHIP is increasingly generating more awareness in South Africa, official research confirms. read more

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Most Beautiful Object in South Africa (MBOISA) 2013 finalists

Edited by Thandisizwe Mgudlwa and Contributed by Design Indaba
Here they are! The Most Beautiful Object in South Africa finalists for 2013. Who will get your vote?
It’s our great pleasure to present the much-anticipated Most Beautiful Object in South Africa (MBOISA) 2013 finalists.

Featuring a diverse selection of objects, the MBOISA finalists were nominated by a mix of design journalists and cultural commentators in South Africa. read more

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Accor has high hopes for sub-Saharan Africa

At the ibis Dakar inauguration ceremony, Accor took the opportunity to unveil its expansion objectives in sub-Saharan Africa and also launched PLANET 21, its sustainable development strategy, on this continent
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Dolat Ventures to Enter African Timber Sector

* DOLV To Access an Exclusive Licence to Cut Timber and Export read more

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Dolat Ventures To Enter Diamond Reconditioning Sector

NEW YORK, Jan., 2013 /PRNewswire/ — Dolat Ventures Inc. (OTCQB: DOLV) announced that its Diamond Mining subsidiary Dove Diamonds is expected to begin operations in the lucrative Diamond Reconditioning sector.  The Company intends to begin operations in laser drilling and irradiation of diamonds and commented today on the growing economic opportunities in the diamond industry. read more

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The 8th edition of the Dubai Wood Show 2013 to take place from April 9 to April 11

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Dawood Al Shezawi - CEO - Strategic Marketing & Exhibitions

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Eccotopia Developing Megafolia© Plantations in South Africa

Eccotopia Megafolia© plantations can provide phytoremediation of ground water and topsoil, biofuel production, timber production, and biomass-to-energy production in South Africa.

 

Cape Town, South Africa, January 11, 2013 –(PR.com)– Julian Moses, President of Symphony Trade and Investment 57 (Pty) Ltd, a wholly owned subsidiary of Eccotopia Ltd., http://www.eccotopia.com, announced today that Eccotopia is in the process of planning and developing the implementation and management of Megafolia© tree plantations in South Africa for a variety of uses, including Phytoremediation of ground water and topsoil, biofuel production, timber production, biomass-to-energy production and carbon sequestration. Those involved have organized assets within the targeted geographic territory including political support, land, and capital investment. read more

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There is a need to educate Entrepreneurs to overcome challenges

By Thandisizwe Mgudlwa

A study of how to overcome Entrepreneurial challenges is looking deeper into possible solutions. read more

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Deforestation Costing Kenyan Economy Millions of Dollars Each Year and Increasing Water Shortage Risk, UNEP and Kenya Forest Service Report Finds / Services from Kenya’s Water Towers Underpin Many Sectors of Economy

NAIROBI, Kenya, November 5, 2012/African Press Organization (APO)/ Deforestation deprived Kenya’s economy of 5.8 billion shillings ($US 68 million) in 2010 and 6.6 billion shillings in 2009, far outstripping the roughly 1.3 billion shillings injected from forestry and logging each year, according to a joint Kenya Forest Service (KFS) and UN Environment Programme (UNEP) report. read more

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SCS Extends Third-Party Environmental Certification Services to West Africa

 

EMERYVILLE, California, Sept., 2012 /PRNewswire via African Press Organization (APO)/ — SCS Global Services (SCS) has announced the expansion of its third-party environmental certification services into West Africa. Dr. Richard Bonsi, who has worked at the company’s Emeryville, California headquarters for the past four years in the natural resources division, will relocate to Ghana to head up the company’s West African operations. read more

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GAMBIA-SENEGAL TIMBER UNDERHAND DEAL FEEDS CHINA

 

Amat JENG

 

While some youths in the sister countries of Senegal and The Gambia, as well as dealers in the illegal felling and selling of timbers in these countries, are making a living from the crumbs of the proceeds of the deal, big brother China, the rapidly growing investor and donor partner to Africa, is getting the lion’s share of the deal. read more

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ILLEGAL TIMBER SMUGGLING INTO THE GAMBIA CURBS POVERTY DIMENSION, LEAVES OTHERS IN LIMBO

 

Amat JENG

 

For centuries people in rural Gambia and Cassamace have lived a semi-buoyant life with their dense and rich forests, without realizing the potential these forests have in store for them.
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Equatorial Guinea Proposes The Creation Of An African Agency Focused On Sustainable Development

West African Nation pledged to United Nations agreements on Climate Change, Biological Diversity and Desertification at the UN Rio+20 Conference read more

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Equatorial Guinea Participates on United Nations Conference on Sustainable Development Rio+20

West African Nation Joins Conversation on Pathway to Safer, Equitable and Cleaner Environment read more

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