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How the £1m raised by the one millionth Land Rover Discovery was spent

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After 50 days and 10,000 gruelling miles, £1million had been collected to support a sustainable water and sanitation programme in Uganda.

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Chromatin sorghum hybrids produce fivefold yield increase in East Africa

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Chromatin introduced the new hybrids at a grain sorghum workshop it hosted in Kampala, Uganda. David Kisa, CEO of Kapchorwa Commercial Farmers Association (KACOFA), who operates a 2,400 acre farm in Uganda said that he had trialed Chromatin’s sorghum hybrids on the farm and produced 2.45MT per acre. Chromatin, Inc., an agriculture technology company, announced that its newly introduced hybrid sorghum seed products have achieved unprecedented yields in East Africa.

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Global geothermal industry passes 12,000 MW operational

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Vincent and the Grenadines, Taiwan, Thailand, Uganda, the United States, and Yemen. The global geothermal industry surpassed 12,000 MW of geothermal power operational, with about 600 MW of new geothermal power coming online globally, according to a year-end update by the Geothermal Energy Association (GEA). New geothermal power came on line in Kenya, New Zealand, Nicaragua, Turkey, and Mexico, as well as Oregon, Nevada and Utah in the United States.

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Five Canadian and developing country teams awarded total of C$12.5M to study climate change adaptation

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Alejandro Llanos, Universidad Peruana Cayetano Heredia, Peru; Shuaib Lwasa, Makerere University, Uganda; James Ford, McGill University, Canada; Lea Berrang Ford, McGill University, Canada.

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