The Africa Center Newsroom

SoGES visiting fellow Dr. Ademola A. Adenle recently published the article, Managing Climate Change Risks in Africa in Ecological Economics.

Check out this recent article from The Conversation that discusses the importance of protecting Africa's unique rainforests.

"Africa’s rainforests are different. Why it matters that they’re protected"


Photo credit: Sophie Fauset

Dr. Kathleen Galvin, Africa Center Director, professor in the Department of Anthropology, and ​senior research scientist in the Natural Resource Ecology Laboratory recently received two awards; the John N Stern, Distinguished Professor Award from the College of Liberal Arts and the the Distinguished Service Award from the Office of International Programs. 


We recommend the article, We made a lightweight trauma pack to save and change lives on rural African roads, from the Conversation.  It details how researchers are trying to reduce deaths on rural Zambia roads through the use of lightweight trauma packs.

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Here is an article from the Conversation that we think you might like!

We made a lightweight trauma pack to save and change lives on rural African roads

Photo caption: These packs have already been deployed to villages in Zambia.  

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We recommend the article, "How we learned to listen to elusive, threatened frogs".

Photo caption: The Cape peninsula moss frog is smaller than 20mm and is, therefore, hard to monitor.

Photo credit: Francois Becker

Check out what Dr. David Riep and his Art students created in this story from CSU's Source, "Art students transfer tradition to South African mural on campus"

We recommend this interesting article from Philanthropy News Digest: "Bloomberg Awards $10 Million for Women Coffee Farmers in Africa".  

"Bloomberg Philanthropies has announced a $10 million grant to the Relationship Coffee Institute to expand its women's economic development program in Rwanda and the Democratic Republic of Congo."

Photo Credit: Philanthropy News Digest