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Seeds of Hope

By Neha Khator | USAID| January 8, 2018 Improved seeds and better access to water have proved a winning combination for these Indian farmers. Three spokes in his back wheel have almost … Continue Reading Seeds of Hope

Game-changing water solutions for the Middle East and North Africa

SUBMITTED BY CLAUDIA W. SADOFF ON WED, 11/22/2017 | CO-AUTHORS: ANDERS JAGERSKOG Also available in  العربية The Middle East and North Africa (MENA) have become a hotspot of unsustainable water use, with more … Continue Reading Game-changing water solutions for the Middle East and North Africa

Urban Wastewater for Food Security – Averting the Next Health Crisis in Africa

Analysis By Christopher A. Scott Wastewater from sewage that is churned out by expanding cities and towns worldwide helps meet food security globally, especially in developing regions.  It is the one … Continue Reading Urban Wastewater for Food Security – Averting the Next Health Crisis in Africa

South Asia’s climate hazard hotspots

Mapping risks and estimating impacts on people and agriculture Extreme climate events are taking a heavy toll in countries around the world, destroying lives and livelihoods. Since the late 1980s, … Continue Reading South Asia’s climate hazard hotspots

As the need for power surges, are small – or big – dams the answer?

                  The Lower Mekong River, Vientiane Province, Lao PDR Photo credit: Jenkins Macedo BY STELLA PAUL   STOCKHOLM (Thomson Reuters Foundation) – … Continue Reading As the need for power surges, are small – or big – dams the answer?

2nd Field Trip Visual Updates from B. Ekxang, Laos

This brief post summarized our second field visit at Pilot Site A located at the Ban Ekxang village on January 15, 2014. The field experimental trials have been scaled up … Continue Reading 2nd Field Trip Visual Updates from B. Ekxang, Laos

Soil Laboratory Visit & Field Trip to Ban Ek Xang, Vientiane Prefecture, Lao PDR

January 9, 2014 So far, everything is working as initially planned. I met with my supervisor and we made few modifications to the proposed research plan (details of which will … Continue Reading Soil Laboratory Visit & Field Trip to Ban Ek Xang, Vientiane Prefecture, Lao PDR

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