The King Baudouin Foundation has just announced that it is accepting nominations for its 2014-2015 African Development Prize. The Prize awards innovative initiatives that help local communities…

Kristina Nwazota |

“We have the money, but it’s just not that easy to find the deals back home.” These words, from a Barbadian entrepreneur in Silicon Valley tell the story of a successful tech entrepreneur whose…

Qahir Dhanani |

La biología de la conservación fue bautizada como una ciencia de problemas interdisciplinarios en 1978 durante una conferencia de la Universidad de California en San Diego. Pero el movimiento…

Valerie Hickey |

C'est en 1978, à l'occasion d'une conférence à l'Université de Californie à San Diego, que la biologie de la conservation a été déclarée thématique scientifique…

Valerie Hickey |

شهد مؤتمر عُقد عام 1978 بجامعة سان دييغو في كاليفورنيا نشأة علم بيولوجيا حفظ الموارد كمجال متعدد التخصصات يتعامل مع التهديدات التي يتعرض لها التنوع البيولوجي. لكن حركة حفظ التنوع سبقت هذا المؤتمر…

فاليري هيكي |

Conservation biology was baptized as an interdisciplinary problem science in 1978 at a University of California San Diego conference. But the conservation movement precedes this conference by at…

Valerie Hickey |

The countries of the Western Balkans – which include the states of the former Yugoslavia, along with Albania – are not exactly world-famous for their entrepreneurial spirit. Yet if you look at…

Jeanette Thomas |

  You’d probably be skeptical if I told you that the Western Balkans – a region that has long suffered from social and ethnic fragmentation – now has a strong opportunity to boost shared…

Paulo Correa |

Leonarda Dibrani, c’est cette élève de 15 ans que la France a expulsé vers le Kosovo, avec sa famille. Au-delà des retombées politiques de cette expulsion, qui a eu pour cadre un bus scolaire, le…

Maitreyi Bordia Das |

Dear Africa Can readers, we’ve heard from many of you since our former Africa Chief Economist Shanta Devarajan left the region for a new Bank position that you want Africa Can to continue…

Francisco Ferreira |