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Skill Development through CSR

India is in a demographically favorable phase. Although India’s demographic dividend is usually lauded as one of its strengths, this has to be understood with caution. 406 more words

India

World Parks Congress - Day 5

The session I listened to today dealt with ‘marine protected areas as tools for food security’. The IUCN, its partner organisations and many conservation groups have been arguing for an expansion in the size of marine protected areas. 171 more words

Environment

The FairWild Standard as a tool for conserving life-saving medicinal plants under threat

An estimated 60,000 Medicinal and Aromatic Plants (MAPs) species are used globally for their medicinal properties alone. Wild harvest and trade provides a critical source of income, particularly for the rural poor in developing countries. 234 more words

Biodiversity And Community Health

Cultivating ideas for Gioto!

Last two weeks we were focused on the women living in Gioto and the challenges they face. This week we are trying to focus on possible solutions that can improve their quality of life. 422 more words

Development

How did beach sellers benefit from our training?

Around 572 beach operators working along Bamburi beach have undertaken training as part of the Mombasa Beach Operators’ Livelihoods Project in Kenya.  Programme Manager Julius Owino Ndeke, who works for the Travel Foundation’s delivery partner Mombasa Coast and Tourism Association, recently spoke to some of the beach operators about what the training has meant to them. 298 more words

Beach Operators

Selungo & the Penan Peace Park

At the end of September, the documentary Sunset over the Selungo was released.  It beautifully portrays the culture of a community belonging to the Penan tribe, living in a very remote part of the remaining rainforest of… 306 more words

Tropical Forests