IN THE NEWS

December 27, 2016

In the Face of Real Disaster

Montong Ajan, a village in Central Lombok, is surrounded on three sides by mountains and to the south by the Indian Ocean. While this location makes for spectacular views, its community constantly lives with the risk of flooding, landslides and tsunamis.
October 17, 2016

Peruvian Farmers, Chefs (Yes, Chefs) Cash In On Guinea Pig Craze

August 12, 2016

The Power Of Worm Poop

On small farms and in gardens around the world, a legless invertebrate has been quietly helping crops grow — simply by eating and pooping.
July 25, 2016

Are NGOs doing enough to share data?

The nongovernmental organizations Jack Cornforth works with don’t have the capacity to generate and use data in constructive ways — let alone share it.
July 19, 2016

Plastic ponds remedy water shortages in rural Nepal

On a sultry and overcast afternoon in Kubhinde village, Beda Maya Nepal clears out the twigs and branches lying in her pond. She then takes out a bucketful of water and pours it over her vegetable garden.
April 28, 2016

In Haiti, Community-led Development Works

In March, I traveled to Haiti with other international development leaders. There is no getting around the fact the country remains mired in poverty, earthquake destruction and political instability.
March 24, 2016

The embargo is over but the effects are still being felt: Srijana Thapa

Srijana Thapa is South Asia Regional Director of World Neighbors, an international development group that has worked in Nepal for 43 years. She spoke with Review Nepal about the trade embargo and its effect on her group’s rebuilding and other work in Nepal.
March 8, 2016

Haiti earthquake: $13.5 billion in donations, but is any of it working?

The magnitude 7.0 earthquake that struck Haiti in January 2010 killed more than 200,000 people, caused widespread devastation and posed even bigger challenges to the already poverty-stricken Caribbean nation.
February 24, 2016

Solar Power Spurs Community-Based Development

Can nations in Africa and other parts of the developing world leapfrog over the use of fossil fuels and go straight to renewable energy sources?