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Lauren Zinner / Clinton Health Access Initiative
Monday
Sep 29
2014

Responding to the Ebola Crisis in Liberia

In recent weeks, the Ebola crisis has begun to rapidly intensify in Liberia and across West Africa, with the most recent estimates from CDC suggesting that the virus could infect anywhere from 550,000 to 1.4 million people across the region over the coming months.
Friday
Sep 26
2014

Leveraging Resources to Fight Ebola

Aid efforts to increase the flow of resources into Ebola-affected areas have been limited by several factors that have arisen since the outbreak’s spread: commercial passenger and cargo flights have been severely restricted, prices have spiked on the few remaining commercial transport options, and the affected countries have by necessity diverted existing health budgets to combat the crisis, deferring essential action on other health priorities.

How Farmers Are Benefiting From Carbon Credits in Nine Photos

Apr 25, 2014
Smallholder farmers in Malawi are increasingly threatened by environmental changes, deforestation, and poor land management which lead to diminishing economic opportunities. The Clinton Development Initiative established the Trees of Hope project in 2007 to address these negative effects of climate change and improve the livelihoods of rural farmers in the Dowa and Neno districts of Malawi.

Four Questions About Climate Smart Agriculture in Malawi

Apr 23, 2014
Adapting to the negative impacts of climate change is a pressing challenge for anyone engaged in the agricultural sector. Smallholder farmers are particularly vulnerable to these changes such as erratic weather patterns, increased water shortages, shorter growing seasons, and changes in plant and animals diseases and agricultural pests.