May 16, 2017 11:43 PM ET The Indigenous ‘People of Wildlife’ Know How to Protect Nature iCrowdNewswire - May 16, 2017 - By Baher Kamal      The cultures of indigenous peoples traditionally involve the sound management of wildlife. A Maasai pastoralist holding a pregnant ewe in Narok, Kenya. Credit: FAO ROME, Mar 10 2017 (IPS) - In the northern part of Mount Kenya, there is an indigenous community — the Il. (more...)

May 16, 2017 10:46 PM ET New Evidence Confirms Risk That Mideast May Become Uninhabitable iCrowdNewswire - May 16, 2017 - By Baher Kamal     The water table is falling in Egypt's desert oases, raising questions of sustainability. Credit: Cam McGrath/IPS ROME, Mar 13 2017 (IPS) - New evidence is deepening scientific fears, advanced few years ago, that the Middle East and North Africa risk becoming uninhabitable in a few. (more...)

May 16, 2017 9:50 PM ET Investing in Zimbabwe’s Smallholder Farmers iCrowdNewswire - May 16, 2017 - By Sally Nyakanyanga     Women do demonstrations during a Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) Farmer Field Schools training in Zimbabwe. Credit: Sally Nyakanyanga/IPS HARARE, Mar 22 2017 (IPS) - To take his mangoes to Shurugwi, 230 kms south of Harare, requires Edward Madzokere to hire a cart and wake. (more...)

May 16, 2017 8:52 PM ET Did You Know that the Oceans Have It All? iCrowdNewswire - May 16, 2017 - By Baher Kamal     Healthy oceans have a central role to play in solving one of the biggest problems of the 21st century – how to feed 9 billion people by 20550. Credit: FAO ROME, Apr 13 2017 (IPS) - Perhaps you are not aware enough of the fact. (more...)

May 16, 2017 6:40 PM ET Who Are the Best ‘Eaters’ and How to Use Eggplants as a Toothbrush iCrowdNewswire - May 16, 2017 - By Baher Kamal      Tempura, sashimi, pickles, ris og misosuppe (Tempura, sashimi, pickles, rice and miso soup). Credit: cyclonebill from Copenhagen, Denmark. Creative Commons Attribution-Share Alike 2.0 Generic license. ROME, May 11 2017 (IPS) - The news is this: Japan is a global model for healthy diets and it. (more...)

image May 16, 2017 10:08 AM ET MARGE PITOUT – I’M A FIGHTER! My dream of representing my country at the MMA world championship iCrowdNewswire - May 16, 2017 - I am Marge Pitout and I'm a MMA fighter. My dream of representing my country at the MMA world championship in America depends on you (more...)

image May 16, 2017 7:10 AM ET CASA DO BRASIL DE LISBOA, A WINNER PROJECT iCrowdNewswire - May 16, 2017 - This crowdfunding project aims to collect finantial resources for the printing of the book commemorative of the 25 years of existence of Casa do Brasil de Lisboa (House of Brazil at Lisbon-CBL). (more...)

image May 16, 2017 6:40 AM ET TERRA DO ZECA iCrowdNewswire - May 16, 2017 - This CD includes the following principal singers: João Afonso, Filipa Pais, Maria Anadom and Zeca Medeiros. The musical director is Davide Zaccaria. (more...)

image May 15, 2017 7:46 PM ET Lionel Davis Awakenings (Book): AN ARTIST WITH A STORY TO TELL iCrowdNewswire - May 15, 2017 - Lionel Davis is one of Cape Town's most loved artists and political activists. At the age of 40 he began studying art. At the age of 81 his retrospective exhibition at the Iziko South African National Gallery is set to be one of the highlights of the arts calendar. (more...)

image May 15, 2017 1:40 PM ET Badeya Group iCrowdNewswire - May 15, 2017 - A loan of $3,525 helps a member to buy sheep to resell later and generate revenue for his family. (more...)

image May 15, 2017 11:10 AM ET Mama Africa Meeting iCrowdNewswire - May 15, 2017 - Mama Africa Meeting (MAM) is an international festival dedicated to intercultural encounters that take place during the summer of the outstanding natural surroundings of the Lunigiana valley (Tuscany - Italy). (more...)

image May 15, 2017 10:33 AM ET Edgepoint Digital Ltd iCrowdNewswire - May 15, 2017 - Jamii Africa an mobile insurance policy management platform that cut insurance administration costs by 95% (more...)

image May 15, 2017 10:02 AM ET Rwanda: Tuganze Tcb Group: A loan of $4,875 helps a member to buy more cassava to sell. iCrowdNewswire - May 15, 2017 - Tuganze Tcb is a group represented by Francine, who is 41 years old. She is married with 4 children, aged between 1 and 15 years. The group name means “Let us be popular” in English. Francine sells foodstuffs and she has been in this business for the past 4 years. The group members work hard in order to improve their standards of living. With the loan, she would like to buy more cassava to sell. (more...)

image May 15, 2017 8:43 AM ET Mali: Badeya Group: A loan of $3,525 helps a member to buy sheep to resell later and generate revenue for his family. iCrowdNewswire - May 15, 2017 - Ahamadou is the man with his hands on the sheep in the photo. He is a 26 year old Malian farmer who never attended school. He is married and the father of a child who is not yet one year old. His wife retails rice. He is a creditworthy client of RMCR. (more...)

image May 15, 2017 7:09 AM ET T MILHA – MULTICULTURAL FESTIVAL: A multicultural (music, dance, theater and handicraft) and recreational festival, which will take place from July 21 to 23, 2017 at the Leisure Park of Ilha, Pombal. iCrowdNewswire - May 15, 2017 - Ti Milha is a multicultural (music, dance, theater and handicraft) and recreational festival, which will take place from July 21 to 23, 2017 at the Leisure Park of Ilha, Pombal. Ti Milha will happen again. And for the entrance to be free again, we count on the support of all to have a vibrant party. (more...)

image May 15, 2017 6:37 AM ET LET’S REBUILD BARCA’S BAR: A convivial space where you can enjoy good snacks accompanied by a very fresh imperial. iCrowdNewswire - May 15, 2017 - Barca´s Bar was totally devastated by the waves. This is the campaign that will bring it back. With the help of all, everuone will be able to enjoy that space where everyone feels good. Since 2006 Barca's Bar has been a convivial space where you can enjoy good snacks accompanied by a very fresh imperial. It has become a place of everyone for everyone and has been frequented by residents and visitors of this island for the past 10 years. (more...)

image May 14, 2017 12:47 PM ET Kenya: Nancy: A loan of $500 helps to buy high-nutrients fertilizers, pesticides, and herbicides. iCrowdNewswire - May 14, 2017 - The nice woman in this picture presented to you is Nancy. Nancy is hard-working and very progressive in her farming business. She hails from a remote village in the Eldoret area of Kenya. This area is known to be very fertile and has favourable rainfall patterns that favour farming. (more...)

image May 14, 2017 8:03 AM ET Kenya: Alfred: A loan of $75 helps to buy a solar lantern. iCrowdNewswire - May 14, 2017 - Meet Alfred, a crop and animal farmer and a father eager to provide the very best for his family. He states that with his small income, he hasn’t been able to provide sufficient lighting through the electricity in his home. His family has been using kerosene lamps, despite the toxic fumes that put the family at risk of contracting respiratory diseases. (more...)

image May 13, 2017 9:10 AM ET Unashamed: The Movement: We want to work with university management and governments to make our campuses safer. And we need your help to do it. iCrowdNewswire - May 13, 2017 - Womxn in South Africa have to choose, every day, between their education and their safety. They have to choose between working on campus and getting home safely. They have to plan when and where they can walk without being harassed, attacked or assaulted. We want to change that. We want to work with university management and governments to make our campuses safer. And we need your help to do it. (more...)

image May 13, 2017 8:08 AM ET Healing Minds: Stress and Bullying – this is something that our teens today experience a lot more than previous generations. iCrowdNewswire - May 13, 2017 - Stress and Bullying - this is something that our teens today experience a lot more than previous generations. The pressure of performing in order to get good marks and perhaps getting into a tertiary institution is very high. Coupled with Social media bullying, learning disabilities and a perception that they need to be perfect causes distress in many young people. We aim to change that. (more...)

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    Egyptian countryside south of Luxor, Egypt. In the background: the village of Al Bayadiyah. Photo: Marc Ryckaert (MJJR). Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 Unported license.By Baher KamalROME, May 24 2017 (IPS)Conflict and insecurity remain the key barriers to development progress in the Middle East and North Africa. In Iraq, Libya, Syria,...(read more...)

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