Featured Notes The SDG Book Club Africa Series

The Role of Libraries in realising SDG 4 – Inclusive, Equitable and Quality Education: The West African Perspective

Reading Time: 7 minutes Libraries exist within the formal and informal sectors of the learning ecosystem. They are very important to learning in schools and in the different communities where they live all over Africa. They are critical for achieving an inclusive, equitable, and quality education where no one is left behind including those who are in employment and Read More…

Featured Notes The SDG Book Club Africa Series

South African Perspectives on Women, Life, Freedom and the Tragedy of Masha Amini

Reading Time: 6 minutes The United Nations describes its 17 United Nations Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) as a call for action by all countries to promote prosperity while protecting the planet. I have written several books for young people. One of those books, Rosina Sedibane Modiba: A Dream Denied, is a young adult (YA) biography of a black female Read More…

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Food Security: The African Perspective

Reading Time: 5 minutes The 1996 World Food Summit defined food security as, “…when all people, at all times have physical and economic access to sufficient, safe, and nutritious food to meet their dietary needs and food preferences for an active and healthy life.” In Africa, food security is closely tied to sustainable agriculture. A report on food security Read More…

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African Perspectives on the Fossil Fuel vs Clean Energy Debate

Reading Time: 4 minutes The United Nations Sustainable Development Goal 7 (SDG7) calls for ‘affordable, reliable, sustainable and modern energy for all’ by 2030. It recognizes energy usage as the dominant contributor to the generation of Green House Gases (GHG), accounting for about 60 per cent of total emissions. It observes with alarm that global emissions have accelerated, resulting Read More…