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How Restoring Forests in Brazil May Increase Water Security
Nature Conservancy

For many residents in the Mantiquerira Mountain range, the mountains and forests are the natural storage and filtration systems which provide their water. The Nature Conservancy Staff, local policymakers, and landowners explain the connections between forest restoration, climate change, water security and rural economies in…

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Ethiopian Coffee Farm Uses Innovative Technology to Boost Business
Global Citizen

On a bustling street in Ethiopia’s capital, Addis Abada, a small coffee roastery with nearly 40 Ethiopians sift, roast and package prized Arabica beans for export to Europe under the Moyee brand, founded by a Dutch social entrepreneur. The roastery uses an innovative blockchain technology…

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Seven Farmers At the Forefront of Sustainable Agriculture
Nature Conservancy

The Nature Conservancy and partners are working to empower farmers with the resources and tool they need to meet increasing demands of a growing global population, while safeguarding their livelihoods and protecting our lands and waters. Benefits of sustainable farming practices include reduced soil erosion…

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Local Teachers Partner with Opportunity International to Improve Creative Learning
Opportunity International

Victory Land Academy in Ghana has been participating in Opportunity’s Education Quality initiative and recently won honorable mention at the EduQuality Awards. Encouraged by the training they had received through Opportunity, Victory Land Academy assembled a team of industrious teachers who watched videos and collaborated…

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This New Fellowship Explores How Data Drives Sustainability in Ghana
Global Partnership for Sustainable Development Data

The Global Partnership for Sustainable Development Data, hosted at the United Nations Foundation, announced a week-long reporting trip to Ghana – where one-quarter of the population lives in poverty. Selected journalists will explore how data and technology are being used to drive progress and improve…

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