Thursday
Sep 18
2014

Stories from Malawi, Part One

Smallholder farmers in Malawi have perpetually low-crop yields due to limited access to and availability of quality agricultural inputs and improved agronomic techniques. As a result, most farmers are food insecure and lack a dependable source of income.

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Photovoices International
Sunday
Jul 20
2014

The Environment and Indonesian Communities: Part 1

In Indonesia illegal logging and forest degradation destroy nearly 1 million hectares of forest each year, endangering indigenous species, threatening livelihoods, and contributing to harmful greenhouse gas emissions.

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.

Jump-Starting America’s Workforce

Apr 3, 2014
On paper, our nation’s economic recovery looks solid. We’ve had 11 straight quarters of GDP growth and 48 straight months of private sector job growth. Unemployment is down and consumer confidence and spending is up.