Category Archives: African Traditional Medicine


Yacouba Sawadogo nominated for The Right Livelihood Award

Our friend and partner Yacouba Sawadogo, the Man who Stopped the Desert, has been nominated for the prestigeous international Right Livelihood Award for his great achievements in African Regreening Initiatives and farmer innovation. Yacouba Sawadogo is one of the innovative farmers of the Yatenga district, who participates in our “Meteo Data Services for Innovative Farmers […]

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African Traditional Medicine and the World Wide Semantic Web

African Traditional Medicine (ATM) is widely used in Africa. According to the World Health Organization. African Traditional Medicine plays a crucial role in Sub-Saharan Africa as the first line health system for ca. 80% of the population, thanks to its accessibility, affordability and embeddedness in local tradition. Researchers from the Université deBordeaux and VU: Gayo Diallo […]