Africa

This case study explores the ICT literacy level of smallholder farmers in Msinga, KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa, to better understand ways in which to enhance the use of ICT and the adoption of ICT for weather forecasting.
This chapter advances SDG 6 by presenting a case study for depollution of water, which contributes to achieving clean water in North Africa.
Elsevier,

American Journal of Preventive Medicine, Volume 60, Issue 1, Supplement 1, 2021, Pages S87-S97

This journal article advances SDG 3, 5, and 10 by showing how for women with the most resources, having some empowerment may be helpful, but for women with some—but not a lot—of financial resources, a high level of empowerment is required to influence child vaccination.
COVID-19 testing in Africa has so far been limited to larger cities because of how the tests are conducted, which means that it is far more difficult to test those in remote and rural areas where there are higher rates of poverty. The United Nations’ Global Goal 3 promotes good health and well-being for all, and this can only be achieved if all people in all places have access to health care and virus testing.
This paper discusses a critical feminist analysis of seven policies relating to gender equality in the agriculture sector of Ethiopia, advancing SDG 5.
This article addresses goals 7, 9, 12 and 13 with looking at six scenarios aimed at defossilated sustainable power systems in West Africa with the timeframe of 2015-2050.
Advancing SDG 15, this article explores the endophytic bacteria isolated from Genista cinerea nodules growing in North African drylands.
This article addresses SDGs 3 and 5 by showing that married adolescent girls in Niger experiencing intimate partner violence or reproductive coercion were more likely to use family planning without their husbands' knowledge. These findings have important implications for programmes and policies that aim to increase family planning uptake through greater engagement with male partners, as this approach could undermine the autonomy of young women.
Existing Earth Observation datasets can underpin spatial analyses of nature's contributions to SDGs.
Elsevier,

The Lancet Child & Adolescent Health, Issue 3, March 2020, Page 183

 

In support of SDG 5, this reflections piece highlights the challenges of eradicating female genital mutilation (FGM) in Tanzania. Talha Khan Burki reviews the acclaimed documentary “In the Name of Your Daughter”, which focuses on the efforts of Rhobi Samwelly, a woman who runs a safe house for vulnerable girls at risk of FGM in her community and is working to change cultural attitudes towards this practice.

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