Namibian Farmers Fight Effects of Climate Change with Conservation Agriculture
May 4, 2021
Climate change is devastating crops and livelihoods in Namibia's Kavango region. Conservation agriculture offers farmers hope and the ability to mitigate the impact of an uncertain, changing environment.
Beekeeping: A Sweet Solution for Rural Colombia
April 22, 2020
In rural Colombia, some communities are leaving unregulated gold mining for beekeeping and honey production to improve their health, livelihoods, and local ecosystems.
Low Emissions for High Results
May 10, 2018
In South Africa, a new technology is helping schools prepare meals for students faster and more sustainably — with far-reaching benefits for the local economy and the environment.
Three Million Trees in Haiti
September 5, 2017
On Earth Day, the Feed the Future Haiti Chanje Lavi Plantè project kicked off a tree-planting campaign to protect hillsides from erosion and safeguard farmers’ livelihoods.
Trailblazers for Wildfire Preparedness in the Philippines
March 10, 2017
After a series of wildfires broke out in the Philippines, the B+WISER program is helping revamp the country’s approach to fire management.
Storm Warnings in Mozambique
December 8, 2016
A new service provides citizens in Mozambique with life-saving information about approaching natural disasters.
The Cost of Not Adapting
August 19, 2016
A recent assessment of the economic impact of climate change in Indonesia highlighted the major environmental, economic, and health challenges that the country will face from now to 2050.
Protecting the Peruvian Amazon
May 27, 2016
Through innovative mobile technology, Peru is combating the economic and environmental costs of illegal logging.
Harnessing Technology to Protect Forests and Biodiversity in the Philippines
April 4, 2016
Conservation efforts in the Philippines mobilize user-friendly technology and government, community, and private sector partnerships in the fight against deforestation.
More Water, More Jobs in Southern Africa
March 1, 2016
In Southern Africa’s Limpopo River Basin, a community organization is finding a way to reconcile economic development with the need to conserve resources for the future.
A Damselfly Discovery in Angola
February 25, 2016
Scientists in southern Africa have identified a new species of damselfly while working on an environmental program that protects the biodiversity of the Cubango-Okavango River Basin.