West Africas coastal areas host about one third of the regions population and generate 56% of its GDP.
Maps have fascinated people for centuries. They are inherently political. What we see on a map either aligns with our view of the world, or doesn’t. When it does, we share it confirms our beliefs.
Stunting rates range between 10% in prosperous areas of southern Nigeria to over 50% in parts of the north.
Extreme heat events in Africa like the ones in 2015 and 2009/2010 might be reduced by 10% and 20% respectively under 1.5℃ of global warming level compared to under 2℃ level.
2016 saw the highest level of seizures of illegally traded ivory by weight since 1989. These encouraging trends are primarily linked to developments in East Africa