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Tsunami Update: Back to School, One Month Later

Fifty-seven year old Jalaludin Sulaiman arrives at school at 8 o'clock sharp. He has been a teacher of Islamic Law for over 30 years and has the bearing of a strict yet fair school master. But as he picks his way through the wreckage of his school's playground, there is a look of profound sadness in his eyes.


Bole, Ghana: Research and development of the shea tree and its products

In recent years the shea tree has gained importance as an economic crop because of the heavy demand for its butter, both locally and internationally. In recognition of the need to find substitutes for the rather expensive cocoa products, and to maximize economic exploitation of the vast shea resource in Ghana, the Cocoa Research Institute of Ghana (CRIG) initiated scientific research into the cultivation and processing of shea nuts.


The Environmental Education Network

The Environmental Education Network links, harnesses the capabilities of, and provides visibility to numerous informal environmental education initiatives that are springing up throughout the country.


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