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Learning from Monitoring and Evaluation, Darwin Initiative projects in Nepal

by Simon Mercer

In our 1st blog post of 2017 Vicki gave a great account of all of the monitoring activities that keep us busy throughout the year here at LTS. 877 more words


Media Inaccurately Dramatizes Climate Refugees of Carteret Islands

by Kelly Watanabe

Media reports on the sinking Carteret Islands—Pacific atolls of Papa New Guinea—portrayed the islanders as the first direct victims of climate change; rising sea levels forced the population to migrate to Bougainville Island. 293 more words

Climate Change

All abuzz in Fiche

Seated against the rammed-earth walls of Werkalemahu and Banchi’s home, we’re handed a plate of thick yellow honey with chunks of dabo bread straight from the fire. 685 more words

Project - A Living Pharmacy

Smallholder farmers’ preferences for artificial insemination services through dairy hubs

Artificial insemination service in a smallholder dairy farm (photo credit: EADD).

Demand for animal products continues to outstrip production in most of sub-Saharan Africa. Efforts by countries to boost livestock production by means of breeding technologies like artificial insemination (AI) have been constrained by limited uptake, due to many factors. 278 more words


Highlighting forests' vulnerability to invasive species

After habitat destruction, invasive alien species are the second biggest threat to biodiversity worldwide. It has a significant impact on livelihoods and the economy, incurring losses of USD$1.4 trillion a year. 158 more words

Invasive Species

CRS Eastern Samar Bulletin

Here is the latest copy of the Eastern Samar Bulletin which contains the updates on activities and accomplishments of programs and projects currently being implemented by CRS in Eastern Samar.


Disaster Risk Reduction

The locust invasions devastating Niger

It is the end of December 2016, with clear skies over Niger. But as 2017 draws near prospects are grim for some 500 residents in Bani Kosseye, a village 80km from the capital Niamey.  2,298 more words

Invasive Species