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REDD+ Talks: America's First Symposium on Global Warming and the Vital Role of REDD+
May 10, 2013 · News Item

REDD+ Talks: America's First Symposium on Global Warming and the Vital Role of REDD+

by Portal Web Editor — May 15, 2013 05:25 PM

REDD+ Talks: Presentations from the Earth Day 2013 symposium Wildlife Works and CSRwire Collaborate To Encourage US Corporations To Support REDD+

The Climate Change Connection: UNEP Celebrates World Oceans Day with Two Minutes on Oceans with Jim Toomey!
Mar 30, 2013 · News Item

The Climate Change Connection: UNEP Celebrates World Oceans Day with Two Minutes on Oceans with Jim Toomey!

by Portal Web Editor — Sep 30, 2013 03:14 PM

Jim Toomey, one of North America's premier syndicated cartoonists and leading ocean advocates, partnered with UNEP to develop "Two Minutes on Oceans with Jim Toomey," a series of six two-minute videos intended to raise awareness on the importance of oceans…

India's rice revolution – audio slideshow
Mar 05, 2013 · News Item

India's rice revolution – audio slideshow

by Portal Web Editor — Nov 13, 2015 08:11 PM

Farmers in parts of India are breaking growing records, using less seed, less water, and compost as fertiliser. This ground-breaking method of cultivation, developed in Madagascar, is boosting yields and changing lives for the farmers. Norman Uphoff, professor at Cornell…

Conserving Land, Creating Livelihoods in Ethiopia: The Ethiopian Sustainable Tourism Alliance (a GSTA project)
Feb 07, 2013 · News Item

Conserving Land, Creating Livelihoods in Ethiopia: The Ethiopian Sustainable Tourism Alliance (a GSTA project)

by Portal Web Editor — Nov 14, 2015 12:43 AM

Residents of marginalized communities near beautiful national parks have always been confronted with a dilemma: how to feed their families without damaging Mother Nature. An innovative program called the Ethiopian Sustainable Tourism Alliance (ESTA) has provided villagers with solutions –…

Aveda Highlights Wildlife Friendly in Holiday Campaign
Dec 14, 2012 · News Item

Aveda Highlights Wildlife Friendly in Holiday Campaign

by Portal Web Editor — Jul 30, 2014 05:20 PM

2012 marks our five year anniversary of buying paper from Nepal for our gift sets - which has made a huge difference to families there. With income from papermaking, they can buy food and clothing, repair their homes, send their…

Marine Litter: UNEP Celebrates and Educates About the World's Oceans with their Video Series: Two Minutes on Oceans with Jim Toomey!
Oct 01, 2012 · News Item

Marine Litter: UNEP Celebrates and Educates About the World's Oceans with their Video Series: Two Minutes on Oceans with Jim Toomey!

by Portal Web Editor — Jul 31, 2016 08:25 PM

The United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) has partnered with cartoonist Jim Toomey – of Sherman’s Lagoon fame – in developing a series of six two-minute videos intended to raise awareness of the importance of oceans and the coastal environment. The…

How Mobile Banking Can Transform Development
Sep 28, 2012 · News Item

How Mobile Banking Can Transform Development

by Portal Web Editor — Aug 07, 2013 07:26 PM

Mobile money (mMoney) can transform development. All of the sudden, we live in a world where you don't need to build a bank to serve families with savings and loans services -- you can simply use a phone. Today, people…

PARIMA - Pastoral Risk Management in Southern Ethiopia
Sep 27, 2012 · News Item

PARIMA - Pastoral Risk Management in Southern Ethiopia

by Portal Web Editor — Nov 13, 2015 08:48 PM

Pastoral people have lived on the Borana Plateau of southern Ethiopia for centuries. But their traditional way of life is threatened by recurrent droughts, human and livestock population growth, and increased competition --even armed conflict--over ever-scarcer pasture and water. The…

FEWS NET Video : 25 Years of Food Security
Jul 28, 2012 · News Item

FEWS NET Video : 25 Years of Food Security

by Portal Web Editor — Jan 10, 2013 11:49 AM

The Famine Early Warning Systems Network (FEWS NET) is a program of the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) that provides timely food security information for 29 countries in Sub-Saharan Africa, Central America, the Caribbean, and Central Asia. The program…

TransLinks - Lessons about Payments for Ecosystem Services and Wildlife-Friendly Enterprise [Video]
Jun 15, 2012 · News Item

TransLinks - Lessons about Payments for Ecosystem Services and Wildlife-Friendly Enterprise [Video]

by Portal Web Editor — Nov 13, 2015 08:55 PM

To promote transformation by linking natural resources, economic growth, and good governance (or “Nature, Wealth and Power”), the United States Agency for International Development (USAID) partnered with the Wildlife Conservation Society, Forest Trends, Enterprise Works/VITA, the Land Tenure Center of…

I Am Congo
May 02, 2012 · News Item

I Am Congo

by Portal Web Editor — Jan 10, 2013 07:31 AM

The Enough Project's Raise Hope for Congo Campaign is proud to present "I Am Congo", a video series that has been months in the making. "I Am Congo" features five amazing people living in eastern Congo amid the deadliest war…

Hillary Rodham Clinton, Secretary of State: Remarks in Honor of World Water Day
Mar 28, 2012 · News Item

Hillary Rodham Clinton, Secretary of State: Remarks in Honor of World Water Day

by Portal Web Editor — Jan 10, 2013 07:31 AM

Hillary Rodham Clinton, Secretary of State, speaks on March 22, 2012. at George C. Marshall Auditorium. Washington, DC, in honor of World Water Day.

Video: Turtle tagging and searching for dugongs in the Solomon Islands - USAID Coral Triangle Support Partnership (CTSP) film about Tetepare, Solomon Islands
Mar 27, 2012 · News Item

Video: Turtle tagging and searching for dugongs in the Solomon Islands - USAID Coral Triangle Support Partnership (CTSP) film about Tetepare, Solomon Islands

by Portal Web Editor — Jan 10, 2013 07:31 AM

In the Eastern-most corner of The Coral Triangle, we find Tetepare - the biggest uninhabited island in the Solomon Islands. This is because the descendants of Tetepare's original headhunting inhabitants have chosen conservation instead of logging for this island which…

Beauty and the Beef: Achieving Compatibility Between Wildlife Conservation and Livestock Production
Feb 27, 2012 · News Item

Beauty and the Beef: Achieving Compatibility Between Wildlife Conservation and Livestock Production

by Portal Web Editor — Nov 13, 2015 07:53 PM

African farmers living in areas with wildlife are faced with a serious dilemma: they cannot sell their healthy, free range beef to the lucrative export market. Current international trade practices dictate that they cannot protect the wildlife and, at the…

USAID/Ecuador Sustainable Forests and Coasts Project
Dec 01, 2011 · News Item

USAID/Ecuador Sustainable Forests and Coasts Project

by Portal Web Editor — Jan 10, 2013 07:31 AM

More than 900 families in Ecuador depend on crabbing in the mangroves of the Gulf of Guayaquil. These same mangroves mitigate global warming and contribute to global carbon sequestration efforts. The Gulf is one of six sites where the USAID…

Videos: Social Dimensions of REDD+: Current Practices and Challenges
Nov 08, 2011 · News Item

Videos: Social Dimensions of REDD+: Current Practices and Challenges

by Portal Web Editor — Jan 10, 2013 07:31 AM

Videos from the USAID Forest Carbon, Markets, and Communities (FCMC) Program's open public forum at the Woodrow Wilson Center in Washington DC (21 October 2011), which followed and summarized a three-day Experts Workshop on these issues (16-19 October 2011).

Sep 30, 2011 · News Item

Without Borders, documentary film on the environmental context of Upper Guinea Forest Ecosystem

by Portal Web Editor — Jan 10, 2013 07:31 AM

“Without Borders” is a 30 minute documentary film exploring the environmental context of the Upper Guinea Forest Ecosystem of West Africa.

Ugandan Singer Promotes Biodiversity Conservation and Sustainable Tourism to Ugandans
Sep 20, 2011 · News Item

Ugandan Singer Promotes Biodiversity Conservation and Sustainable Tourism to Ugandans

by Portal Web Editor — Nov 11, 2015 04:00 PM

This music video “Oh Uganda” features Ugandan celebrity songwriter, singer and guitarist Aziz Azion accompanied by the Mwamba Children Choir. The USAID-STAR program (Sustainable Tourism in the Albertine Rift), helped to develop this captivating music video to promote the destination…

Sep 12, 2011 · News Item

Video: The WORTH Program Success in Nepal

by Portal Web Editor — Jan 10, 2013 07:31 AM

WORTH Program Nepal Success Story

Aug 27, 2011 · News Item

Morocco's solution to water scarcity

by portaladmin — Jan 10, 2013 07:31 AM

Water is getting scarce. Agriculture is the number one user of water worldwide. If dry areas of the world aren't careful, their agriculture will soon be in big trouble. Morocco is a good example of a country that has woken…

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