Young urban investors are teaming up with farmers in Nigeria to help them scale up production.
Image copyright Gerald Petersen/ Goldman Environmental Prize Image caption Makoma Lekalakala (R) and Liz McDaid, who says “government tends to regard its citizens as sheep” Two South African women who successfully challenged a secret, multibillion-dollar nuclear deal have won a major environmental prize. Makoma Lekalakala and Liz McDaid led a five-year court battle against South […]
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Image copyright Getty Images Image caption ‘I am very lucky to have parents that never said that is not a women’s job.’ The Sultan of Yogyakarta holds a powerful political and spiritual position on the Indonesian island of Java. He is manoeuvring to make his eldest daughter his heir, sparking a bitter feud, as the […]