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National Sardine Management Framework Plan Underway
Manila – Sardines. Billions of them are caught, canned and consumed yearly. Here’s what you need to know to save these silver slivers of tastiness. Vast ... by Christin VanZant last modified Aug 30, 2017 01:03 AM — Filed under: , , , , , , ,
Genetically Improved Farmed Tilapia Helps Address World Hunger
A genetically improved farmed tilapia breed known for fast growth and high yield is helping address world hunger and reduce poverty. by Christin VanZant last modified Oct 10, 2017 07:09 PM — Filed under: , , , , , , , , ,
USAID Announces Grand Prize Winners of the Wildlife Crime Tech Challenge
For Immediate Release Thursday, September 1, 2016 USAID Press Office WASHINGTON, D.C. - The U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) today ... by Christin VanZant last modified Aug 30, 2017 01:03 AM — Filed under: , , , , , ,
Improving Malaria Diagnosis and Care in the Democratic Republic of Congo
The Ivanhoe-Fio Project, sponsored by Ivanhoe Mines, is a collaborative initiative introducing new, leading-edge technology in the Democratic Republic of Congo ... by Christin VanZant last modified Nov 14, 2016 12:17 AM — Filed under: , , , ,
Deadly Shade of Green: New report reveals scale of threat to environmental defenders and indigenous communities in Latin America
Latin America is, by far, the most dangerous region in the world for environmental human rights defenders (EHRDs). The murder of campaigner Berta Cáceres in ... by Christin VanZant last modified Nov 14, 2016 12:19 AM — Filed under: , , , ,
Yawanawa Indigenous Leaders Tell Their Comeback Story At TEDWomen 2016
The Yawanawa tribe of the Amazon rainforest are in the midst of a rebirth, one that involves access to education, leadership roles for women and economic ... by Christin VanZant last modified Nov 14, 2016 12:21 AM — Filed under: , , , , , , , , ,
USAID supports Mozambican Attorney General’s Office to Combat Wildlife Trafficking
In September 2017, USAID signed an agreement with the Mozambican Attorney General's Office to implement a Wildlife Crime Prosecution Support Program. by Claire Price last modified Nov 28, 2017 04:30 PM — Filed under: , , , , ,
Africa Biodiversity Collaborative Group Upcoming Events October 2017
Balancing Science & Traditional Knowledge: Community-driven Conservation in Tanzania & Technical Cooperation with the US Forest Service; Transhumant ... by Christin VanZant last modified Oct 03, 2017 07:20 PM — Filed under: , , , ,
USAID Celebrates International One Health Day
On November 3, the world is celebrating international One Health Day. This year’s ongoing outbreak of Plague in Madagascar, the looming influenza season, and ... by Christin VanZant last modified Nov 13, 2017 07:40 PM — Filed under: , , , , , , , , , ,
Graduating from Assistance: Africa Food Prize Winner Exemplifies Self-Sufficiency Through Smart Development
Coulibaly received support from USAID’s Mali Agriculture Value Chain Enhancement Network (MAVEN) program (implemented by ACDI/VOCA and Winrock International). ... by Christin VanZant last modified Nov 16, 2017 06:39 PM — Filed under: , , , , , ,
United States Announces $92 Million in Additional Humanitarian Assistance for Nigeria
The United States announced today nearly $92 million in additional humanitarian assistance to people affected by the ongoing conflict and severe food ... by Christin VanZant last modified Dec 24, 2016 12:27 AM — Filed under: , , , , , ,
USAID Announces $4 Million to Solar Start-Ups for African Off-Grid Energy
Marrakesh, Morocco - At the 22nd session of the UN Climate conference (COP 22), Power Africa Coordinator Andrew M. Herscowitz announced $4 million in new ... by Christin VanZant last modified Dec 24, 2016 12:29 AM — Filed under: , , , ,
New Partnership to Address Resilience Data Gaps in Asian and Latin American Cities
Brussels/Washington (January 12, 2017) – Climate change is a global phenomenon and cities are on the frontlines, but climate impacts and risks will be felt ... by Christin VanZant last modified Mar 28, 2017 11:19 PM — Filed under: , , , , , , , , , ,
Nature is a Treasure Trove for Human Well-Being
And there is plenty of research that supports the connection between environmental health and human health. That's why policymakers, conservation champions, ... by Gateway Web Editor last modified Nov 13, 2018 02:48 PM — Filed under: , , , , ,
Feed the Future Uganda Agricultural Inputs Activity Tetra Tech is Helping Grow the Agriculture Sector in Uganda
The Feed the Future Uganda Agricultural Inputs Activity in Uganda, which is funded by the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID), focused on ... by Christin VanZant last modified Oct 10, 2017 08:10 PM — Filed under: , , , , , , , , , , , ,
Largest Gorilla Subspecies Declared Critically Endangered by IUCN Red List
Announcement made at World Conservation Congress currently meeting in Hawaii. Data released earlier this year by WCS and FFI showed a 77 percent collapse due ... by Christin VanZant last modified Sep 13, 2016 12:39 AM — Filed under: , , , , , , , , , , , ,
Pact and Chevron launch integrated program to fight HIV and AIDS in Nigeria
In 2012, at any one time in the impoverished, flood-prone Niger Delta of Nigeria, about 100,000 women were pregnant and most of them did not know their HIV ... by Christin VanZant last modified Sep 13, 2016 12:41 AM — Filed under: , , , ,
Girls in the Garage - Upending expectations in northern Morocco
Women’s Work “In Morocco — and especially here in the north, in Tetouan, the jobs that women tend to do are hairdressing, cooking, patisserie…,” explains ... by Christin VanZant last modified Jul 10, 2017 03:36 PM — Filed under: , , , , ,
Project Update: New Insights from Tanzania and Ghana Case Studies on Responsible Investments in Land
Landesa’s Responsible Investments in Property and Land (RIPL) team has completed two new case studies on investments in Tanzania and Ghana. These are part of a ... by Christin VanZant last modified May 02, 2017 08:26 PM — Filed under: , , , , , , ,
New School Will Teach The Ways Of The Water Fund In Ecuador
Nature and Culture International is establishing Ecuador’s first water school, an institution created to train municipal water workers in the skills required ... by Christin VanZant last modified Sep 06, 2016 05:37 PM — Filed under: , , , , ,
ADVISORY: Kenya to Announce Restoration Commitment and Launch National Opportunity Maps
Landscape restoration is a great opportunity for Kenya’s people and lands, and builds on the tradition of the Green Belt Movement. Trees play an important role ... by Christin VanZant last modified Sep 06, 2016 05:39 PM — Filed under: , , , , , ,
Release: Degraded Land in Latin America Could Yield Billions if Restored, Shows New Report
New analysis shows that restoration of degraded and deforested land represents a major investment opportunity for governments, investors, farmers and ... by Christin VanZant last modified Nov 02, 2016 06:37 PM — Filed under: , , , , ,
East Java communities show the power of working together
Communities in the mountains and rainforests of the East Java regency of Probolinggo are forging ahead in Indonesia’s battle against deforestation and ... by Christin VanZant last modified Nov 02, 2016 06:38 PM — Filed under: , , ,
Making Blue Swimming Crab Fishing Sustainable in Vietnam
Many locals rely on fishing for these crabs as a source of income. But, as one fisher noted, it’s grown more and more difficult to earn a living this way in ... by Christin VanZant last modified Nov 02, 2016 06:40 PM — Filed under: , , , , ,
Biodiversity and Food Security Are Inextricably Linked
Biodiversity underpins the ecosystem goods and services that enable sustainable development. by FRAME Administrator last modified Nov 13, 2018 03:11 PM — Filed under: , , , ,
Calculating A Fair Deal For Brazil’s Coffee Farmers
Brazilian coffee farmers earn a wage that keeps them above the poverty line, but still just below the region’s living wage benchmark, a new report has found. by Christin VanZant last modified Mar 16, 2017 04:52 PM — Filed under: , , ,
Using the Biodiversity Conservation Gateway: The Case of Nepal
The USAID Biodiversity Conservation Gateway is a resource repository created to support the programming and information needs of Agency staff, partners and the ... by Gateway Web Editor last modified Nov 13, 2018 04:38 PM — Filed under: , , ,
Video Diamants, Développement et Droits de Propriété
En dépit de la valeur des minéraux qu’ils collectent, les artisans miniers (du diamant) et leurs communautés vivent dans une pauvreté accablante. by Portal Web Editor last modified Jul 31, 2016 10:11 PM — Filed under: ,
 
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