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Radio and mobile phones bring life-changing solutions to rural women

marzo 2018
As thousands of farmers in central Tanzania battle with long spells of dry weather and erratic rainfall, with little hope of feeding their families, Juliana Yusuph is no longer worried.

This Kenyan farmer is modernizing — and maintaining a circular mindset

marzo 2018
“I’m using everything now,” says Samuel Gachau Kimani, showing off the biogas digester on his farm in Kirura, Kenya, north of Nairobi.

Recipes for Change: Licuri, chicken and rice

febrero 2018
Try the recipe at home: Licuri, chicken and rice – Brazil

Recipes for Change: Umbuzada sertaneja

febrero 2018
Try the Recipe at home: Umbuzada sertaneja – Brazil

Defining and measuring state fragility

febrero 2018
No state wants to be defined as fragile. But J.J. Messner’s job as co-director of The Fund for Peace’s Fragile States Index is to do just this. The Index tracks and assesses the performance of 178 countries on social, economic and political indicators to measure their fragility.

Ground-breaking research helps make insurance available to smallholder farmers

enero 2018
Farming is an uncertain and risky business, especially for poor smallholders in remote areas of developing countries. However, a new study shows how data gathered by satellite could help poor farmers manage their risks more effectively through index insurance.

Las variedades indígenas de cultivos aportan soluciones para hacer frente al clima a los agricultores de la Caatinga del Brasil – El FIDA y Slow Food toman la iniciativa

enero 2018
La prolongación de la temporada seca y la imprevisibilidad de las precipitaciones están teniendo un grave impacto en las comunidades agrícolas de la zona semiárida, o bioma de Caatinga, del estado de Bahía, en el nordeste del Brasil.

How avocados are making a difference in the Dominican Republic

diciembre 2017
Marielena and Julio come from the town of San Cristóbal, Dominican Republic, where a small green fruit – the avocado – has changing their lives and that of their community.

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