Monthly Archives: April 2015

  • Cultural Turn to Biodiversity Conservation

    April 27, 2015

    Fredrick Mugira April 27, 2015 Summary Indigenous people have a broad knowledge of how to live sustainably. However, formal education systems have disrupted the practical everyday life aspects of indigenous knowledge and ways of learning, replacing them with abstract knowledge and academic ways of learning. Suggested introduction The dominance of the western culture in Uganda […]

  • University Of Florida Boosts Visualization of Water Purification Designs

    April 25, 2015

    George Bradley and University of Florida April 25, 2015 Did you know that up to 748 million people rely on contaminated or unprotected water sources and 2.5 billion people lack access to improved sanitation facilities worldwide? World Health Organisation estimates that 1.8 billion people use a fecally contaminated drinking water source, 2.5 billion lack access […]

  • Then and Now: Malawi Residents Cope With Flood Aftermath

    April 24, 2015

    George Mhango April 24, 2015 Several communities in Malawi are still counting losses, three months after floods ravaged different parts of the country destroying people’s property and forcing them to seek for refuge in Displaced People’s Camps (IDPs). The flash floods were a result of heavy and intense rains. They left close to 180,000 people […]

  • 7th World Water Forum Backs Inclusion of a Dedicated Water Goal in Post-2015 Development Agenda

    April 18, 2015

    Fredrick Mugira April 18, 2015 The 7th World Water Forum came to an end Friday with participants backing the inclusion of one dedicated water goal and water-related targets in the Post-2015 Development Agenda. “We reaffirm that water is at the core of sustainable development and support the inclusion of one dedicated water goal and water-related […]