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US-Based NGO Commit to Transforming Education in Liberia

By Jackson F. Kanneh | March 19, 2018|Front Page Africa Online Klay District Bomi County – The CEO and founder of US-based educational NGO More Than ME (MTM) says her organization’s … Continue Reading US-Based NGO Commit to Transforming Education in Liberia

Meeting on Liberia: Peacebuilding Commission Ambassadorial Level meeting on Liberia

  By Achim Steiner | UNDP Administrator | March 13, 2018 | As prepared for delivery. At a time of much upheaval in the world, it is a distinct pleasure to meet … Continue Reading Meeting on Liberia: Peacebuilding Commission Ambassadorial Level meeting on Liberia

Community nursery offers means for economic empowerment of women farmers

By SUGANDHA MUNSHI | Specialist on Gender Issues | IRRI   Women-focused intervention plays a pivotal role in IRRI’s work with farmers. With the climate changing, innovation that results in better … Continue Reading Community nursery offers means for economic empowerment of women farmers

Women are the foundation for change in rural Ethiopia

By Mulunesh Tsegaye | January 9, 2018 | CIMMYT Feature The idea that “Educating women/girls is nothing but a loss,” used to be a common sentiment amongst members of rural Ethiopian communities where … Continue Reading Women are the foundation for change in rural Ethiopia

‘Bad-ass business women’ bring solar empowerment to Nepal

By Lucy EJ Woods | Published on 15/06/2017 | 4:57 PM | NGO that helps women overcome cultural taboos and start their own clean energy businesses to be awarded prize in London ceremony “People … Continue Reading ‘Bad-ass business women’ bring solar empowerment to Nepal

Welcoming Alena Kalodzitsa

Please allow me to introduce Ms. Alena Kalodzitsa.  Alena has decided to come on board as one of our Technical Specialists in the capacity of the Economic Development & Social Policy … Continue Reading Welcoming Alena Kalodzitsa

Welcoming Mairi McConnochie

We are excited to welcome Mairi McConnochie to INDESEEM INCORPORATED. She holds a Master’s degree in Health, Population, and Society from the London School of Economics (LSE), with a focus in … Continue Reading Welcoming Mairi McConnochie

Fighting Hidden Hunger in Tanzania: Provitamin A Maize Platform is Launched

By Joyce Maru – Capacity Development & Communication Specialist (BNFB project – CIP) In Tanzania, Vitamin A deficiency (VAD) is considered a major public health problem requiring appropriate nutrition interventions. … Continue Reading Fighting Hidden Hunger in Tanzania: Provitamin A Maize Platform is Launched

Supporting creation of institutional platform of 45 million women for social and economic empowerment in rural India: The National Rural Livelihoods Mission

SUBMITTED BY PARMESH SHAH ON FRI, 06/16/2017 CO-AUTHORS: VIVEK PRASAD , MRINALINI PENUMAKA In the early morning at Dadar station in metropolitan Mumbai, a common sight is unloading of tons … Continue Reading Supporting creation of institutional platform of 45 million women for social and economic empowerment in rural India: The National Rural Livelihoods Mission

The Queen of Mecuburi: Mozambican Entrepreneur Finds Success in Agribusiness

March 8, 2017 Feed the Future | Newsletter Josefina dos Santos Lourenço, a young Mozambican, had long aspired to have her own successful business. But when she set up a … Continue Reading The Queen of Mecuburi: Mozambican Entrepreneur Finds Success in Agribusiness

Social and economic costs of Zika could reach up to US$ 18 billion in Latin America and the Caribbean

The epidemic will have a long-term impact, according to a new UNDP-IFRC report, disproportionately affecting the poorest and most vulnerable communities, contributing to widening inequalities in the region New York, … Continue Reading Social and economic costs of Zika could reach up to US$ 18 billion in Latin America and the Caribbean

The Indispensable Escapes: The Experiences of a Refugee

You are reading this brief disclosure because of your interests in refugees and displaced persons. No one wants to be a refugee! It is a very painful life mostly fill … Continue Reading The Indispensable Escapes: The Experiences of a Refugee

W O M E N ARE THE REASONS!

W O M E N ARE THE REASONS! There is a reason nature was made! There is a reason women bear the symbolic representation of nature! There is a reason … Continue Reading W O M E N ARE THE REASONS!

Reasonable concern about domestic security? Islamophobia?

By Dr. Richard Schmitt, Author of Out of the Woods The comment by a presidential candidate that he would not allow a Muslim to run for president, has raised an … Continue Reading Reasonable concern about domestic security? Islamophobia?

Opinion: Women in the Face of Climate Change

By Renee Juliene Karunungan Renee Juliene Karunungan, 25, is the advocacy director of Dakila, a group of artists, students, and individuals in the Philippines committed to working towards social change, which … Continue Reading Opinion: Women in the Face of Climate Change

Joint NGO Letter: Human Rights Situation in Sudan

Permanent Representatives of Members and Observer States of the UN Human Rights Council   Excellency, We write to share our serious concerns about the deteriorating human rights situation in Sudan, … Continue Reading Joint NGO Letter: Human Rights Situation in Sudan

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