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Interview: Sanaa Iqbal Pirani on Food Waste Management in the Hospitality Industry in Abu Dhabi

Most of the food in Abu Dhabi’s tourist sector is imported. At the large scale that is needed for all of the hotels’ operations, it is difficult to get it locally. Still, a lot of food goes to waste. Sanaa Iqbal Pirani, a researcher on food waste management at the Masdar Institute in Abu Dhabi, talks about the ways to change that.

Kenya’s “Silicon Savannah”: City in the Slum

With 5,000 acres of land being set aside to put up Kenya’s most ambitious infrastructure project to date, the construction of Africa’s “Silicon Savannah” is set to begin. Konza Techno City is a planned sustainable, world class global technology hub aimed at attracting international businesses and residents. One question, though: Will it work?