Free Weather Data for International Development

Wheat Ridge, Colorado (May 5, 2013)-  aWhere, Inc., a Software as a Service (SAAS) business focused on providing location intelligence for global development, has produced a platform providing key weather data for use in international development. The platform, aWhere Weather, offers free access to historical, daily-observed and 8 days of daily forecasted ‘localized’ weather data […]

Helping Sustain Agriculture in Africa

It has been long since I personally posted here. It wasn’t an easy going though, challenging but rewarding. Anyway, I thank you all who wrote to me with compliments, and those wrote looking for ways they can assist towards a sustainable agriculture for Africa. Thank you all. As it is currently, and as you can […]

Oxfam warns of West Africa drought ‘catastrophe’

Urgent action is needed to stop drought in West Africa’s Sahel region turning into a humanitarian disaster affecting 13 million people, Oxfam says. The charity says the international community waited too long to respond to famine in East Africa last year. Oxfam has launched a £23m ($36m) emergency appeal to help reach more than a […]

7 billion: Still hungry after all these years

Twelve years on, and another billion people are sharing the planet. Starting half a century ago, the Green Revolution doubled or tripled production of the major grains, using modern seeds, heavy use of fertilizer and irrigation. The revolution helped India and China to feed themselves and averted widespread starvation. Click here to read the complete […]