Friday
May 06
2016

6 Moms Who Inspire Us

All around the world, you can find moms – biological, adoptive, and caretakers alike – who share an unyielding desire to support their families and give their children better lives. Regardless of their starting point, it’s the upward mobility these moms are working to enable that’s important.

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Photo Credit: Steven Lutz, GRID-Arendal
Friday
Apr 29
2016

A Conversation with Women on the Frontlines of Climate Change

When it comes to climate change and energy costs, it’s hard to find anyone more vulnerable than a person living in a low-lying island nation. Rising sea levels and extreme weather threaten islands, and fluctuations in fossil fuel prices limit their economic vitality.

Linking smallholder and commercial farms: A strategy for tackling SDG 2

Sep 24, 2015
As the U.N. General Assembly turns its attention to the sustainable development goals this month, the main question is how to achieve them in a fast, efficient and lasting way. Experience has shown that reaching the proposed targets — such as the ambitious SDG to “end hunger, achieve food security and improved nutrition, and promote sustainable agriculture” — will require stakeholders to better blend the nonprofit, government, and private sectors, particularly in the development of agricultural value chains.