Zimbabwe: Zimbabwe Stock Exchange Loses Millions as Crisis Bites

[Zimbabwe Standard] The Zimbabwe Stock Exchange (ZSE) weakened in the month of March after shedding 19,36% to close the month with a market capitalisation of $15,98 billion from $19,82 billion in February, as the market self-corrects and adjusts to the recent monetary policy pronouncements.

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Mauritius: Mauritius Set to Become an Organic Island, States Agro-Industry Minister

[Government of Mauritius] One of the aims of Government is to transform Mauritius into an organic island in the near future, through different projects implemented by the Ministry of Agro-Industry and Food Security, as well as other institutions. Citizens will thus be encouraged to cultivate, as far as possible and without the use of any chemical product, vegetables in their backyard for their own consumption.

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Africa: Cash, Science Needed to Implement New Model of Green Development – Leaders

[Thomson Reuters Foundation] Barcelona -African countries must tackle climate change with a new economic model rooted in clean energy, forest protection and technology to support farmers – but they will need more investment and research to make that happen, leaders said on Thursday.

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