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Celebrating Mothers Around the World 2016 by Portal Web Editor — last modified May 09, 2016 12:18 AM
Today, we’re celebrating mothers around the world for all they do for their families, communities, and countries. Today and every day, we are grateful for the many mothers and other women whose strength and resilience keep our families and communities together.
Brazil’s Police And Indigenous Groups Fight True Crime In The Amazon Together by Anna Woltman — last modified Jul 26, 2016 02:29 PM
A newly-formalized collaborative effort between Brazil’s law enforcement agencies and forest communities has ambitious plans to unravel an entire criminal enterprise operating in western Pará. Steve Schwartzman of the Environmental Defense Fund says such collaborative efforts can have a huge impact on curbing illegal deforestation and illegal logging.
The Center for Sustainable Dryland Ecosystems and Societies by Portal Web Editor — last modified Jan 25, 2013 10:11 AM
The marginalization of the dryland pastoral and agro-pastoral communities in Kenya inhibits the development of appropriate solutions to poverty and food insecurity. This partnership will establish a Center for Sustainable Dryland Ecosystems and Societies to focus the trans-disciplinary, multi-institutional, collaborative effort needed to overcome the sustainability challenges of Kenya’s under-developed drylands.
USAID Newsletter October 2019 by Portal Web Editor — last modified Oct 25, 2019 12:46 AM
Mobilizing to End Hunger.
Soliciting speakers for the No Net Loss Summit 2014 by Portal Web Editor — last modified Mar 04, 2014 02:08 AM
We're excited to see so many of you already registering for the "To No Net Loss of Biodiversity and Beyond" Conference. A Programme Committee has been established to determine the final configuration of sessions and associated speakers. We are seeking contributors to the parallel sessions, and are particularly interested in identifying a good range of specific projects to discuss in Sessions 3 and 6 (No Net Loss and Net Gain on the Ground).
This World TB Day, Unite to End TB by Anna Woltman — last modified Mar 26, 2016 12:35 AM
On March 17, just ahead of World TB Day, more than 300 people, including advocates, TB survivors, and global health leaders, engaged in the fight against TB, came together in Washington, D.C., at a U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) event to celebrate progress and renew their commitments to ending the TB epidemic.
Angola grapples with worst yellow fever outbreak in 30 years by Anna Woltman — last modified Apr 01, 2016 12:11 AM
Angola is grappling with a yellow fever outbreak, which has infected more than 450 people and killed 178 – the first epidemic of the disease to hit the country in 30 years.
Project Promises Hardy Maize for Africa by Anna Woltman — last modified Apr 08, 2016 02:39 PM
STMA plans to develop, produce and promote 70 stress-tolerant varieties across 12 target countries, and aims to put improved maize varieties in the hands of nearly five-and-a-half million smallholder households by the end of 2019.
Orange-Fleshed Sweet Potatoes Are Transforming This Malawi Community by USAID Land Team Guest — last modified Jun 08, 2016 04:02 PM
In Malawi, farmers are beating hunger and vitamin A deficiency.
Worldagroforestry-In Kenya, farmers see early rewards from adding legumes and trees to their farms by Christin VanZant — last modified Sep 06, 2016 05:41 PM
Less than a year after supplying farmers with legume seeds and fertilizer tree seedlings, the Legume CHOICE project team caught up with farmers and traders in Kisii and Migori counties of Kenya. The farmers were already enjoying the benefits and were keen to scale up.
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