Easter gift ideas from Present Aid

Green (Living) Review

A gift of cocoa seedlings (£27) is the perfect Easter gift for a chocolate lover and can make a big difference for a farming family in Jinotega, one of Nicaragua's poorest areas. Emergency and disaster preparedness c. Our strategy for building the power of us all to end poverty is embodied in a new report ‘Partnership for Change’.

SNAPP: Incorporating New Types of Knowledge for Conservation Solutions

Nature Conservancy - Science

My boot camp in post-humanitarian crises was Peace Corps Nicaragua in 1996. The last thing you want to do when mobilizing tons of food into a disaster zone is see your staff snatching back rations saying; “I’m sorry, I just realized this food was not sourced from environmentally sustainable agriculture.” One answer can be found in the Science for Nature and People Partnership (SNAPP), which has just released its 2016 call for proposals.

Insuring Nature, Ensuring Resilience

Conservancy Talk

And you’re probably not surprised, and may already know, that natural disaster is costing us $300 billion per year, and that climate change is displacing 68,000 people every single day. Achieving scale here would mean reduced carbon emissions, cleaner water, significant economic assistance for farming families, supply chain stabilization and an economic boost for important regional economies like Mexico, Brazil, and Nicaragua.

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