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Caring for the West

The recent severe weather brought a lot of issues to national attention, not least of which was the extent to which people across the country are providing care and help to family, friends and neighbours, including older persons. 917 more words

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Renewable Energy Policy Professional Interview

Please tell us about yourself

Gayatri Gadag is a second year MPP candidate from India specializing in Energy and Environment Policy . This summer she interned at the World Resources Institute in Washington D.C. 435 more words


Postcards from our 6th project with the Chicago Symphony Orchestra

Following five successful projects in 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016, and 2017, we have been invited back to the Windy City for a fifth project with the  912 more words


Community of Practice Brings Together Civil Society Organizations to Build Strong Advocacy Networks

The BALADI CAP program conducted a half-day Community of Practice workshop on “Improved Networking for Advocacy” to three Intermediary Support Organizations (ISOs) and nine Civil Society Organizations (CSOs) 167 more words

BALADI CAP Trains Partner CSOs on Creating SMART Indicator and Performance Indicator Reference Sheet

USAID-funded BALADI CAP program conducted its second training from the M&E workshops series titled “M&E Performance Indicators”, on Friday January 26 and Wednesday January 31, 2018 at the Padova Hotel, Sin El Fil. 91 more words

Forest Protection a Priority in Baadaran's Environment Initiative

Advocacy can go far with personal initiative and enthusiasm from participants. When Leila Shaz-beik – a mid-age house-wife took part in the Lebanon Reforestation Initiative (LRI) workshop on forest protection, she did not know that in a short period of time she will be an active member of a committee that will spearhead change in the village of Baadaran, Al Chouf. 470 more words

Bolster safeguards through civil society to protect the environment

Originally published by the Asian Development Bank on Monday, 05 June 2017

The environmental sustainability of development projects cannot be guaranteed without effective safeguards. The problem is how to strengthen safeguards systems, a need that is becoming more urgent as we grapple with the impacts of climate change. 715 more words