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The Climate Change Crisis Post-Covid

15/08/2022|

The world has changed since pre-pandemic. A lot of things that never made sense before the advent of the Covid-19 virus, seem to make even more sense today and in fact, there has been a shift in perceptions of what our responsibility is as humans on this planet. It could be that we had more

What are Green Villages

24/03/2022|

Background 

According to the Rwanda Environment Management Authority (REMA), this Gashaki Green Village is part of the Rwandan government’s efforts to build a climate resilient nation. Rwanda, of course, has a blueprint for achieving excellence in green issues, as per the Green Growth and Climate Resilience Strategy. The country is not alone in this regard as

Are Hybrid Cars the Future for Africa?

14/05/2021|

According to a survey conducted by Accenture, consumer expectations state that a reduction in fuel usage or elimination of fuel is not a primary concern. Reliability, performance and affordability are the drivers to consumer interests in hybrid cars.

Live Green, Work Green and Play Green

14/04/2021|

Welcome to Green Villages

From Rural to Green Villages

“We can now see the difference… We have biogas for cooking, which does not produce smoke like firewood…. Before cooking with firewood was a nightmare,” a female resident in the Gashaki Green Village is quoted in one Rwandan daily.

According to the Rwanda Environment Management Authority (REMA), this Gashaki

Will Drought Steal my Tea?

13/04/2021|

TEA is as much a tradition in many households as wine is, after an evening meal. In my household, my parents, mother and father alike used to request their after-supper cup of tea almost daily (causing me and my siblings to stay as far away from the lounge as possible, until of course your name