Thursday
Sep 24
2015

Mitigating the Effects of Climate Change in Kenya with Data and Technology

This is the second blog in our series Faster, Leaner, Better: Using Data and Technology to Measure and Accelerate Progress.

Planning for One Hundred Years: Planting Trees and Educating Children in Haiti

Planning for One Hundred Years: Planting Trees and Educating Children in Haiti

Apr 23, 2013
On Earth Day, we are reminded of the saying by Confucius: “If your plan is for one year, plant rice. If your plan is for ten years, plant trees. If your plan is for one hundred years, educate children.” At PRODEV: Progress and Development, we are planning for the future by educating Haiti’s children and by planting trees.
Protecting Forests and Livelihoods in Tanzania

Protecting Forests and Livelihoods in Tanzania

Aug 29, 2012
Reversing deforestation – which accounts for up to 15 percent of global greenhouse gas emissions – is central to combatting climate change. Yet forest conservation poses a complex problem in developing countries, where governments must balance the need to protect forests with the needs of local people who rely on...