Green infrastructure can be a valuable tool in helping vulnerable communities to face the double threat of flooding and drought.
There is indeed merit to using beehives to keep elephants from eating and destroying crops.
Soil scientists have rarely gone the extra mile to translate their knowledge into forms that can be integrated into economic decision making.
Environmental organizations are using games to engage communities on conservation matters.
New findings show that the numbers of cubs a cheetah is able to rear is lower in areas that receive lots of tourists.
Two decades after terrorists bombed the US embassies in Nairobi and Dar es Salaam, Kenya has implemented a slew of measures to counter terrorism.
Tanzania would like more than 80%of births to be overseen by skilled health care providers
A guerrilla movement in Mozambique could upend the government's plans for stability and prosperity.
In Tanzania today, political space has shrunk to the point where protests are suppressed before they emerge
We found that even when women own land, their husbands are still perceived as household heads.
Many poachers continue to poach to improve their incomes, rather than just make ends meet.
Efforts to discourage girls from being cut in Tanzania have changed the cultural meaning and practices around the ceremonial rite of passage.
Not all African leaders are willing to be swept by the democratic reforms of the early 2000s.
Some young East Africans believe that there is nothing wrong with corruption -- except in Rwanda.
Plants, in their fossil forms, can reveal a great deal about past environments and climates.
A new study found that community-based wildlife conservation can quickly result in clear ecological success.
To realise Kenya's oil, gas and mining potential, the sector needs more people with the right skills to support it.
About 263 million children and youth worldwide are out of school. If some progress have been made, especially on school attendance, huge gaps remain on gender parity or equity in schooling choices.
New ways of managing water have emerged in some of Africa's urban and peri-urban areas.
Information about the threats facing Lake Victoria and how they're perceived are crucial to reverse the damage that's been done.