Wednesday
May 06
2015

Highlights from CGI Middle East & Africa

Regional and global leaders gather this week at CGI Middle East & Africa in Marrakech, Morocco, to make new Commitments to Action and generate solutions to a variety of topics, from youth employment to natural resource management.

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Why African Environmentalism Needs Women at the Helm

Apr 22, 2015
Nearly 40 years ago, women in the Kenyan countryside reported a troubling phenomenon: their streams were drying up, their crops were failing, and they were being forced to travel farther and farther away from their villages to gather wood for fuel, building and fencing. Deforestation, in short, was threatening their livelihoods.