The Global Environment Facility (GEF) is the premier international environmental donor, providing nearly $18 billion in grants and mobilizing an additional $93 billion in co-financing for environmental projects in 170 countries since it was set up at the Earth Summit in 1992.
Environmental Journalism Organizations Work on Innovative Reporting Projects, Supported by Grants from Internews’ Earth Journalism Network
Internews’ Earth Journalism Network (EJN) has selected the five latest winners of its annual small grants program.
In Kenya, young technologists and innovators have created a unique space for collaboration and incubation at iHub, a community facility with a focus on young entrepreneurs, web and mobile phone programmers, designers and researchers.
Making your Android phone behave like a mobile phone tower? There’s an app for that, in Nigeria.
Tapping into an SMS network to report human trafficking in rural areas? There’s an app for that, in Ghana.
A radio talk show host at HOT-FM in Abuja devoted a recent program to dispelling myths about AIDS, such as the belief that women can use lime juice after sex to protect themselves from getting AIDS.
Rosemary Ejirika, a Nigerian talk show producer, is responsible for two weekly radio programs, one covering general health issues and one covering HIV/AIDS, for the Federal Radio Corporation of Nigeria (FRCN) in Nigeria’s largest city, Lagos.
“All of us have to choose to respond to the challenges of our own times. For me the challenge is HIV/AIDS.” — Omololu Falobi