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UNDP-HIJRA : securing the future with sustainable livelihoods

In 2014, Oruchinga settlement in Isingiro district suffered a terrible drought. This was a climax of a series of environmental challenges that threatened the livelihoods of the 6000+ refugees depending and surviving on the land. 423 more words


Vanuatu's women battle for their livelihoods against double blow of cyclone and drought

More than half of Vanuatu’s population of more than 270,000 was affected by Cyclone Pam. Around 96% of crops were destroyed, leaving many women without food or produce to sell. 1,033 more words


Little Jeannie wins fight against malnutrition

Little Jeannie has been having running stomach (diarrhea), poor appetite and sore in the mouth for two weeks. 15 months old Jeannie and her parents live in the Chicken Soup Factory Community in Gardnesville. 399 more words

24 - Immerse Another Day

The following takes place between 1300 on Monday 9 May and 1300 on Tuesday 10 May. Events occur in real-time (sort of).

1300-1400 I’m sat on the tiny plane to Songea, near the border with Mozambique. 929 more words


The GCARD3 wake up call for R4D organizations: ‘Walk the talk’

Every agricultural research aims to benefit resource-poor farmers to eradicate poverty, hunger and malnutrition and environmental degradation.

What can researchers do to ensure their findings address the needs, impact, change and uplift the livelihoods of the targeted smallholder farmer? 1,061 more words


Buy a Home with Your Friends…Seriously

Someone argued the other day that a home is the worst investment you can make. We agree to a point. Where we disagree is when you have your friends pay your mortgage and at the end of the year, your home pays you back. 398 more words