People sit under street lights using solar panels in a district of Agadez in northern Niger on April 5, 2017. / AFP PHOTO / ISSOUF SANOGO
Nigeria’s example points to the competitive disadvantages a country faces when energy projects are insufficiently resourced and abundant green energy sources are not fully tapped
An aerial picture shows the Diamonds Sea Mining vessel MAFUTA from Debmarine, a joint venture between Diamonds Mining Giant De Beers and the Namibian Government on June 25, 2017 in waters outside Oranjemund. / AFP PHOTO / GIANLUIGI GUERCIA
Namibia’s plans for seabed mining demonstrate some of the opportunities and challenges involved in unlocking the ocean economy
Sweet potato harvest, Xolobeni. Image: Dick Forslund.
A small farming community is fighting an epic battle against an international mining giant (more…)