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August 11, 2022

Eco-Toilet in India Helps Farmers Make Their Own Fertilizer

By Teresa Bergen If you live in developed parts of the world, beware, because this article is going to talk about two things that might make […]
July 21, 2022

In Peru, Avocados Are A Way Out Of Poverty

  Avocado consumption has skyrocketed around the world, particularly in the US.  Per capita consumption has grown 8% per year for the past decade. About 40% of […]
July 11, 2022

In Peru, Guinea Pigs Help Insulate Farmers From Economic Shocks

Peru’s economy is recovering from the shutdowns and other measures taken to address COVID-19, which hit the country’s people especially hard. But like the rest of […]
July 8, 2022

Return to Agroforestry Empowers Women in Nepal

by Abhaya Raj Joshi Although farmers traditionally practiced agroforestry in Nepal, they gave it up with the advent of the green revolution. A women’s group in […]
June 7, 2022

Bamboo Is a Salve for Impoverished Nepal

By Peter Coy Bamboo makes a fascinating case study of how to do developmental assistance right. Take Nepal, where the fast-growing plant (technically a grass, not […]
May 25, 2022

Organic Inputs Prove Their Worth As Fertilizer Costs Skyrocket

By Kate Schecter Organic fertilizer and pesticides have been growing in popularity for years. This growth has largely been due to the mainstream adoption of organic […]
May 18, 2022

Walk Talk Listen | Kate Schecter

Listen as WN’s President and CEO, Kate Schecter, talks with podcast host, Maurice Boem, about WN’s methodology, the situation in Ukraine, sustainable development and more. Learn […]
March 30, 2022

World Neighbors Expands Its Work to Malawi

World Neighbors (WN) expanded its work in Africa to Malawi in 2022. Located in southeastern Africa to the south of Tanzania, Malawi is one of the […]
March 4, 2022

In Guatemala, Savings And Credit Groups Drive Economic Growth

By Lionel Vigil Guatemalans make the arduous journey trying to migrate to other countries for many reasons – poverty, corruption, violence, the effects of climate change. […]