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Tanzania livestock minister pledges government support for the country's dairy farmers

The Tanzania government is committed to addressing challenges associated with milk production and marketing so that more dairy farmers can benefit from the country’s growing dairy sector. 253 more words


The hardest type of guidance

This PhD that I am doing right now is one of the most difficult things I’ve selected to do in my life. I keep on questioning myself over it all the time. 204 more words


Empowering local promoters of natural resource management

Leaving the management of natural resources at the hands of local communities has been proving to be a good strategy at Primeiras & Segundas. Community members monitor the no-take zones in the Moma estuary and the results have been extremely positive, increasing fish yields and specie diversity. 329 more words


Life in a leprosy colony

In the second of her blog posts from India, Partnership Officer Rachel Snart continues her journey with a visit to two leprosy colonies.

As part of my visit to the area surrounding Naini Hospital, we visited the leprosy colony of Nav Narman, to see a self-help group that had been set up through our pioneering Challenging Anti Leprosy Legislation (CALL) project, which has successfully fought for the rights of people affected by leprosy and lobbied for discriminatory laws to be abolished. 988 more words

Open Letter to Imperial Bank

To the Shareholders and Directors of Imperial Bank,

Exactly one month ago on a cloudless morning, a message soundlessly snuck into our family whatsapp group. It sat there nestled underneath photos of the newest addition to our family – a floppy eared Alsatian pup with a vicious teething problem. 1,139 more words


Wakulima Young Uganda at the Master Card Foundation 'Youth Africa Works 2015'

On October 29 and 30, 2015, The MasterCard Foundation hosted its first Young Africa Works Summit: Practical Solutions for Lifelong Success, in Cape Town, South Africa. 551 more words

A Global Living Wage?

Rokas Bučiūnas is the People & Performance Coordinator for Restless Development, he blogs some answers to the key questions for any international organisation during Living Wage Week… 458 more words