Feb 21, 2017 6:10 PM ET Ravaging Drought Deepens in Kenya iCrowdNewswire - Feb 21, 2017 - By Miriam Gathigah This story updates Kenyans Turn to Wild Fruits and Insects as Drought Looms published on Jan. 31, 2016. At least one million children in Kenya are in dire need of food aid due to drought. Credit: Miriam Gathigah/IPS NAIROBI, Feb 13 2017 (IPS) - Experts warn that. (more...)

image Feb 21, 2017 6:02 PM ET Pajat Solutions – a mobile cloud service for sharing, mapping and visualizing field data of forms and multimedia: Focus on growth markets in Asia and Africa. iCrowdNewswire - Feb 21, 2017 - The company provides the Poimapper cloud service. It allows mobile users to collect, share, and visualize geographically tagged data in real-time. We are focused on the needs of emerging markets in Afria, Asia and Latin America, supporting e.g. health care, education, law enforcement, international development programs and market research via local partners. (more...)

Feb 21, 2017 5:46 PM ET Funding Lags to Combat Land Degradation iCrowdNewswire - Feb 21, 2017 - By Justus Wanzala  Delegates meeting at the Fifteenth Session of the Committee for the Review of the Implementation of the Convention (CRIC 15) of UNCCD held in Nairobi Oct. 18-20, 2016. Credit: Justus Wanzala/IPS NAIROBI, Oct 26 2016 (IPS) - Land degradation already affects millions of people, bringing biodiversity loss,. (more...)

Feb 21, 2017 5:43 PM ET Kenya Greens Drylands to Combat Land Degradation iCrowdNewswire - Feb 21, 2017 - By Justus Wanzala  A Kenya Forestry Research Institute technician pruning an acacia tree at a drylands research site in Tiva, Kitui County. Credit: Justus Wanzala/IPS NAIROBI, Oct 25 2016 (IPS) - Faced with growing degradation that is swallowing large swathes of land in arid and semiarid areas, Kenya is heavily. (more...)

Feb 21, 2017 5:42 PM ET Q&A: Land Degradation Could Force 135 Million to Migrate in Next 30 Years iCrowdNewswire - Feb 21, 2017 - By Manipadma Jena Manipadma Jena interviews the executive secretary of the United Nations Convention to Combat Desertification (UNCCD) MONIQUE BARBUT A man stands in the middle of parched paddy land in the northern Kilinochchi District, Sri Lanka. Credit: Amantha Perera/IPS NEW DELHI/BONN, Oct 18 2016 (IPS) - One of the. (more...)

Feb 21, 2017 2:30 PM ET PARIS: Celebrated Iraqi Musician Naseer Shamma Named UNESCO Artist for Peace iCrowdNewswire - Feb 21, 2017 - Irina Bokova, the Director-General of UNESCO, will name Iraqi composer and oud virtuoso Naseer Shamma as a UNESCO Artist for Peace in a ceremony at UNESCO Headquarters on 23 February (6.30 pm). (more...)

image Feb 21, 2017 7:45 AM ET Talent Ninja is a digital, highly-automated candidate sourcing solution designed to combine multiple sourcing methods within its platform iCrowdNewswire - Feb 21, 2017 - Talent Ninja is a digital, highly-automated candidate sourcing solution designed to combine multiple sourcing methods within its platform (more...)

image Feb 21, 2017 6:10 AM ET Tanzania: Musoma Bidii Group – A loan of $1,850 helps a member to buy items and increase her food inventory. iCrowdNewswire - Feb 21, 2017 - Kariba, who is in her late forties, is a divorcee with six children. One of them is still in school, and the others are grownups. She has been a food vendor for 4 years now. She works from 6:00 a.m. to 9:00 p.m. daily and is able to make a good monthly profit. (more...)

image Feb 20, 2017 5:20 PM ET Canberra, Philadelphia and Manchester: Aging, Depression and Disease in South Africa iCrowdNewswire - Feb 20, 2017 - Old age is often characterised by poor health due to isolation, morbidities and disabilities in carrying out activities of daily living (DADLs) leading to depression. (more...)

image Feb 20, 2017 11:45 AM ET ROME: Of Arabs and Muslims and the Big Ban iCrowdNewswire - Feb 20, 2017 - Now that President Donald Trump’s decision to ban citizens of seven Muslim majority countries from entering the United States continues to drift into legal labyrinths about its legality–or not, it may be useful to clarify some myths that often lead to an even greater confusion regarding the over-written, under-reported issue of who are Arabs and who Muslims. (more...)

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  • Ravaging Drought Deepens in Kenya

    By Miriam Gathigah This story updates Kenyans Turn to Wild Fruits and Insects as Drought Looms published on Jan. 31, 2016. At least one million children in Kenya are in dire need of food aid due to drought. Credit: Miriam Gathigah/IPS NAIROBI, Feb 13 2017 (IPS) - Experts warn that...(read more...)

  • Funding Lags to Combat Land Degradation

    By Justus Wanzala  Delegates meeting at the Fifteenth Session of the Committee for the Review of the Implementation of the Convention (CRIC 15) of UNCCD held in Nairobi Oct. 18-20, 2016. Credit: Justus Wanzala/IPS NAIROBI, Oct 26 2016 (IPS) - Land degradation already affects millions of people, bringing biodiversity loss,...(read more...)

  • Kenya Greens Drylands to Combat Land Degradation

    By Justus Wanzala  A Kenya Forestry Research Institute technician pruning an acacia tree at a drylands research site in Tiva, Kitui County. Credit: Justus Wanzala/IPS NAIROBI, Oct 25 2016 (IPS) - Faced with growing degradation that is swallowing large swathes of land in arid and semiarid areas, Kenya is heavily...(read more...)

  • Q&A: Land Degradation Could Force 135 Million to Migrate in Next 30 Years

    By Manipadma Jena Manipadma Jena interviews the executive secretary of the United Nations Convention to Combat Desertification (UNCCD) MONIQUE BARBUT A man stands in the middle of parched paddy land in the northern Kilinochchi District, Sri Lanka. Credit: Amantha Perera/IPS NEW DELHI/BONN, Oct 18 2016 (IPS) - One of the...(read more...)

  • KATHMANDU: Red Tape Snarls Nepal’s Ambitious Poverty-Alleviation Plans

    Red Tape Snarls Nepal’s Ambitious Poverty-Alleviation Plans By Renu Kshetry     Juna Bhujel (looking at the camera) at the Mankha VDC office to complain about non-payment of disaster relief funds to reconstruct housing. She lost her home in Nepal’s April 2015 earthquake. Credit: Renu Kshetry/IPS KATHMANDU, Feb 21 2017...(read more...)

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