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November 15, 2017

Climate Change’s Bite: Why Insect-Borne Diseases Are Spreading

Homeowner Sohail Soomro dumps debris on his front yard in the aftermath of Hurricane Harvey, Katy, Texas, Sept. 7, 2017 (AP photo by Matt Rourke). Climate […]
September 28, 2017

Starbucks and World Neighbors Collaborate to Improve the Lives of Coffee-Growing Families in Guatemala

September 13, 2017

A New Paradigm for Microfinance: Savings and Credit

While they are no magic wand and really only work as part of a holistic approach, there is enormous potential for international development organizations to help […]
August 2, 2017

Avocado Toast Isn’t Great for The Planet—But Won’t Be for Long

Last week, the Global Resilience Partnership announced the winners of its Water Window Challenge, in which 12 projects will share $10 million to tackle flooding in vulnerable areas.
August 2, 2017

Your Avocado Toast Habit is (Probably) Unsustainable, But That’s About to Change

Last week, the Global Resilience Partnership announced the winners of its Water Window Challenge, in which 12 projects will share $10 million to tackle flooding in vulnerable areas.
July 5, 2017

Innovation: Poultry, dairy goats and crop variation avert drought

  That we are in a season of drought in Kenya, with food shortage experienced countrywide, is not news any more. Lack of most basic commodities, […]
March 21, 2017

Why the Momentum for Mangroves?

Last week, the Global Resilience Partnership announced the winners of its Water Window Challenge, in which 12 projects will share $10 million to tackle flooding in vulnerable areas.
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