One of the biggest issues related to climate change is food security. The world’s poorest - many of whom are farmers, fishers and pastoralists - are being hit hardest by higher temperatures and an increasing frequency in weather-related disasters.

Over the next two weeks 10 Autodesk employees will be in Kigali, Rwanda, as part of the company’s Employee Impact pro bono programme. BIM+ spoke to field marketing manager Carrie Raynham to discover what the project aims to achieve. By Tom Ravenscroft

La 36ème réunion du Conseil des Ministres du COMESA se tient ce 14 octobre au Centre de conférence internationale d’Ivato. Le Conseil est présidé par Madagascar, tandis que le Burundi, qui accueillera le prochain sommet, assure la vice-présidence, et l’Ethiopie, président sortant, en est le rapporteur.

All cities, big and small, can and must help build the sustainable, resilient food systems of the future, FAO Director-General José Graziano da Silva stressed 

Farmers in Rwanda use the mobile platform to connect to the agricultural supply chain via text messages. Par ONU Femmes

The African Union Commission (AUC) began today the process of validating the Small Medium Enterprise (SME) Strategy and Master Plan 2017-2021 during a two-day workshop in Nairobi, Kenya.

The International Airline is currently in talks with some local airlines for partnership to convey patrons from the sub-region to London.
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La capitale rwandaise, Kigali, abritera la troisième édition du Forum organisé par la Banque Africaine d’Import-Export (Afreximbank) sur la Due Diligence et la Gouvernance d’Entreprise qui se tiendra du 26 au 27 Octobre 2016, a annoncé Afreximbank.. Par Financial Afrik

Benedict Oramah, Président Afreximbank