A UN-supported water project, centred on a South African invention, is rolling out in Sudan's North Darfur. The initiative will give residents better access to water, but will also help to protect women in the region from violence.
• Pure water in a jiffy
South Africa is one of several countries participating in a new initiative known as Sustainable Nutrition Research for Africa in the Years to come, or Sunray. Launched earlier in April, Sunray aims to develop a nutrition agenda for Africa, with specific emphasis on the 34 sub-Saharan countries.
• Quality inputs for Kenya's farmers