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September 25, 2020

Kitchen Gardens Were a Lifeline–And Path Out of Poverty–in the Developing World, Even Before COVID-19

Since COVID-19 hit, households in developed countries have been planting kitchen gardens. For some, this provides necessary food in the face of economic upheaval.  But for […]
August 4, 2020

Kitchen Gardens- Planting Better Lives for Nepal’s Marginalized

Laxmi B.K., age 35, lives in the rural village of Sindhupalchok in Nepal. She is a member of the Dalit community of Chautara Sangachokgadi Municipality, ward […]
July 10, 2020

How a Tiny and Impoverished Pacific Island Beat the Corona Virus

By Randy Mulyanto and Nicola Smith Almost half of Timor-Leste’s more than 1.2 million population still lives in extreme poverty with little access to healthcare and […]
July 1, 2020

In Timor-Leste, WASH Investments Help Drive COVID-19 Success

By Edd Wright To date, Timor-Leste has only 24 confirmed COVID-19 cases, and no deaths.  It hasn’t registered a new case since 24 April. This is […]
July 1, 2020

COVID-19 and the Global Food Supply: Big Lessons from the World’s Small Farms

By Kate Schecter The COVID-19 pandemic has revealed both the strengths and limitations of globalization. The crisis has made people aware of how industrialized food production […]
July 1, 2020

Investing in WASH to Prevent COVID-19

By Srijana Karki More Nepalis abroad than in Nepal have contracted and died from the coronavirus. At least 33 Nepalis in the UK, 15 in the United […]
June 23, 2020

What Helped this Asian Country to Keep Covid-19 Deaths at Zero?

By Andrew Wight Timor-Leste, also known as East Timor, has seen more than 50 days without new COVID-19 cases and has yet to report a single death, thanks […]
June 2, 2020

Edd Wright on Climate Resilience in Timor-Leste

By Ankit Panda Timor-Leste faces particularly acute climate challenges as an isolated, poor, and dry nation. Water remains scarce, intensifying public health concerns amid the ongoing […]
May 26, 2020

COVID-19: Respect Nature and Learn to Co-inhabit – Ms. Srijana Karki

Interview by Sai Nikesh D Covid-19 crisis has hit every part of the world, disturbing life and living altogether. Governments, NGOs, individuals and more sections of […]