Manufacturing

Investments in pastoralism offer hope for droughts in East Africa

As hunger spreads among more than 12mn people in the Horn of Africa, a study by the International Livestock Research Institute (ILRI) of the response to Kenya’s last devastating drought, in 2008-2009, finds that investments aimed at increasing the mobility of livestock herders – a way of life often viewed as “backward” despite being the most economical and productive use of Kenya’s drylands – could be the key to averting future food crises in arid lands

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Q&A with Alexander Mueller at FAO

Photo: ©FAO/Giulio Napolitano

The vulnerability of rain-dependent food production systems and the people who depend on them has been brought into stark relief by the situation in East Africa

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Maintenance and Repair contract awarded to MTU SA

MTU South Africa (PTY) Ltd, supplier of engines, complete propulsion and power systems in southern Africa has been awarded the Maintenance and Repair Contract (MARC) by Russo-Balt Belaz

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Machine tool industry committed to sustainability

Machine, tool, industry, committed, sustainability, b VDW, consumption, energy

VDW organising shared Blue Competence stand at EMO Hannover 2011

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Water supply in South Africa

Water, supply, South, Africa, 2030 Water Resources Group, scarcity, future, economic

Business group’s insights into the critical issue of water resource scarcity suggest that challenges lie ahead, but that none are insurmountable

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