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Facing the Transgender Day of Rememberance

Thinking ahead to Monday morning, when a small group of work-friends and colleagues are planning to assemble outside of our office for a brief vigil as part of the International Transgender Day of Remembrance (#TDOR), I am just now starting to add to my shopping list: 274 more words

The Hustle and the Hassle of Nairobi’s infamous traffic: Masculinity and the metaphors driving development

SIDGS Brown Bag Series – Tuesday, 14 November 2017 – 11:30 am to 1:00 pm
FSS 4006 – University of Ottawa, Social Sciences Bldg (120 Univ. 102 more words


Basic Needs

Unemployed, disenfranchised, disillusioned and disadvantaged people only care for simple things: food, shelter, clothing, access to health and education for their children. The rest are details. 221 more words


From grass to glass, knowledge to upgrade: How village-based dairy advisors are transforming smallholder systems in Kenya

Just through feeding her cow on Brachiaria grass and proper maintenance, a smallholder farmer in western Kenya has improved her milk yield more than two-fold. 752 more words

Value Chains

Rent a womb, the power to sharing animal resources to build the livelihoods of a community

Among the Luo of western Kenya, community is highly emphasized. Cultural and social attributes encourage joint development and support for those bound by blood or association. 540 more words

Value Chains

Making Trans -orama?

Transgender (trans) and gender nonconforming people are so much more visible in western societies than ‘we’ were just a decade ago. (I say ‘we’ because I am trans.)  We’re interviewed on cable news shows when an… 487 more words

Village-based dairy advisor Priscilla Ouma launches a ‘restore milk campaign’

Priscilla Ouma is an inspiration and proof that when you give women farmers a few tools, the entire community benefits. Through her hard work, the wind of change is blowing across the village and soon farmers in Muyeye B will be milk rich. 728 more words

Value Chains