Can organic fertilizers impact the global food crisis?

Green Prophet

Initiatives such as the ‘ 2Scale Project ‘ that was realized in cooperation with IFDC in Benin or the story of the farmer Mr.Truc from Vietnam who increased his yield by 50% show how organic fertilizers can have a very positive effect not only on the soil but also on the people’s lives.

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Organic Cotton on the Rise

Eco Friendly Daily

and Turkey lead the world with organic cotton crops with India, Peru, Uganda, Tanzania, Egypt, Senegal, Israel, Greece, Benin and Brazil in distant positions. In recent years, it’s become easier to find clothing made from organic cotton. As I looked for holiday gifts, I was surprised to find how many t-shirt companies gave organic cotton as an option, and one that I was quick to choose.

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Israel Strengthens Environmental Ties to Africa: Part 2

Green Prophet

While MASHAV has similar programs in Benin, Kenya, Ethiopia and Niger, TIPA is devoted primarily to farmers in Senegal, where 75 percent of the population is involved with farming. “We For example, the Embassy of Israel to Cote d’Ivoire is also responsible for relations with Liberia, Togo, Burkina Faso and Benin. Investing in African Agriculture.

The Barefoot Book of Earth Tales – Book Review

Green (Living) Review

Children will learn how the residents of the Kingdom of Benin, deep within the Nigerian Rainforest, consumer less and conserve more; how the Comanche, a tribe of the Native Americans, often referred to as Indians, and some even refer too themselves as thus, respect Mother Earth by giving more than receiving; while amongst the coral reefs and volcanic mountain peaks of Bali the lesson is that everything in Nature is connected, and that includes man.

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Nature’s Place on the Global Stage

Cool Green Science

She told us about programs in Benin where communities are combining decisions on biodiversity, human development and poverty eradication, and as a result both nature and people are benefitting. At first glance, the UN seems more bewildering than ever this week, as world leaders descend on New York to grapple with the problems of a bewildering world.

World Happiness Report 2013

The Green Changemakers

The unhappiest countries were all in sub-Saharan Africa, including Togo, Benin, Central African Republic, Burundi and Rwanda. The UN-sponsored World Happiness Report 2013 has just been released — a project that determined a country''s level of happiness by using a number of social and economic indicators taken from 2010 to 2012. This map provides a quick overview of the results. Above image: Max Fisher/The Washington Post.

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FIGHTING POVERTY WITH FACTS Community-Based Monitoring Systems

The Green Changemakers

Asia: Philippines, Vietnam, Bangladesh, Cambodia, Lao PDR, Indonesia, other initiatives Africa: Burkina Faso, Senegal, Benin, East Africa Conclusions FIGHTING POVERTY WITH FACTS : Part 4. in_focus: FIGHTING POVERTY WITH FACTS Community-Based Monitoring Systems Celia Reyes and Evan Due IDRC 2009 ISBN 978-1-55250-432-1 e-ISBN 978-1-55250-435-2 124 pp.

5th World Summit on Arts and Culture

The Green Changemakers

3: Rebuilding communities María Victoria Alcaraz (Director General, San Martín Cultural Centre, Argentina), Komi M’Kegbe Foga Tublu (Manager Cultural Heritage, Ecole du patrimoine africain, Benin), Pilar Kasat (Managing Director, Community Arts Network, Western Australia). [link] [link] Presentations Reports on each of the World Summit sessions are provided below by clicking on the session title below.

Island Nations can fight Climate Genocide with Carbon Debt & Carbon Credit Analysis

Green Blog

At the 2011 Durban Climate Conference the US, with the help of its climate criminal lackeys Australia and Canada, again succeeded in preventing requisite international climate change action. It was reported that Island States had again pleaded with other representatives to avert “ climate genocide ” but their pleas fell on deaf ears at Durban, as at Cancun, as at Copenhagen.

Analysis by country of fossil fuel burning-based Carbon Debt and Carbon Credit

Green Blog

Fossil fuel burning yielding the greenhouse gas (GHG) carbon dioxide (CO2) is a major component of man-made global warming. In relation to carbon pollution from the burning of fossil fuels, Net Carbon Debt is equal to the Historical Carbon Debt (from fossil fuel burning since the start of the Industrial Revolution in circa 1750) minus the Carbon Credit (the residual carbon pollution from fossil fuel burning permitted between now and zero emissions in 2050).

Solar power for the poor: facts and figures

The Green Changemakers

More than 10,000 solar water pumps in use worldwide; [12] Research in Benin shows solar pumps for drip irrigation improved diets and incomes [13]. David J. Grimshaw and Sian Lewis Improving access to solar power for the rural poor faces many hurdles Martin Wright/Ashden Awards for Sustainable Energy Solar power could help alleviate rural poverty. David J. Grimshaw and Sian Lewis shine a light on its progress, potential and pitfalls.

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