Locally emerging resistance to treatment is major health threat in sub-saharan Africa.
The Cameroonian government has decided to create logging concessions in a biodiversity sanctuary.
Scientists have identified genes in local maize varieties that can fight off stemborers by summoning their natural enemies, raising hopes for pest-resistant varieties for African smallholders.
Paul Woafo, professor at the University of Yaounde 1, receives the 2020 IUPAP Medal for Outstanding Contributions to the Enhancement of Physics in Developing Countries.
Could the COVID-19 crisis help to have more balanced research collaborations between the Globla North and the Global South? Some insights from Africa.
In arid and semi-arid environments, the land is vulnerable, densely populated and exposed to the wind. In these regions, wind erosion must be taken into account to the same extent as water erosion to anticipate soil changes for agriculture.
Scientists fear a new Ebola strain might emerge in the Democratic Republic of Congo if two versions of the disease mix together to form a new, potentially deadlier version.
Climate Smart Agriculture helps to preserve the environment together with food security in Malawi.
The first cohort of awardee for FLAIR AAS Fellowship has been presented.
IRD has made public and free data gathered in West Africa’s estuarine, lagoon and continental ecosystems.