Tag Archives: environment

Policy Seminar: To Feed the World, Youth in Agriculture Required

The world’s population is expected to reach 9.5 billion by 2050. and a 60% increase in current food production levels…

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The “Miracle” Moringa Tree

Native to northern India, the drought-tolerant moringa tree is now grown throughout Asia, South America and Africa. As a crop,…

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A Working Framework for 2030: Sustainable Development Goals

We are pleased to announce that The UN Open Working Group has released its Draft of the Sustainable Development Goals…

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Building Resilience through Local Capacity

Over the past week, hundreds of experts, policy makers and practitioners attended major conferences on resilience – the ability of…

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In the Spirit of Earth Day, Join Live Below the Line!

Each year, Earth Day calls for global citizens to examine their impact on the environment and learn new (or more)…

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Celebrate Earth Day 2014 with The Hunger Project

The Hunger Project joins millions of people around the world in celebrating Earth Day this April 22. Protecting and restoring…

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World Water Day 2014: Empowering our Partners to Access Clean Water

Our lives depend on water. Every day in the developed world, this fact is taken for granted. In general, one…

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Get Out the Give on #GivingTuesday!

The retail sector has benefited for years from coordinating national shopping days around the holidays. Everyone knows “Black Friday” or…

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Measuring Empowerment: The Columbia SIPA Team’s Experience in Mexico and Benin

In March 2013, a Columbia School of International and Public Affairs (SIPA) team of six split into two and embarked…

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Earth Day 2013: The Face of Climate Change

This year’s Earth Day theme is The Face of Climate Change. Conversations about the environment and climate change are often…

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