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Closing Sub-Saharan Africa’s Electricity Access Gap: Why Cities Must Be Part of the Solution

  • Energy Access
  • Energy
  • electricity
  • poverty
  • sustainable development goals
power line in Kenya
  • Energy Access
  • Energy
  • electricity
  • poverty
  • sustainable development goals
Initiatives

Energy Access Explorer

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Q&A: One Woman Aims to Save Kids’ Lives by Redesigning the Roads They Walk

  • Urban Transformations
  • Prize for Cities
  • road safety
  • poverty
  • public health
Ayikai Charlotte Poswayo
  • Urban Transformations
  • Prize for Cities
  • road safety
  • poverty
  • public health
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Urban Transformations: In Tanzania’s Capital, Safer Children Mean Better Neighborhoods

  • Urban Transformations
  • road safety
  • human rights
  • poverty
  • public health
  • Urban Development
Children in Dar es Salaam
  • Urban Transformations
  • road safety
  • human rights
  • poverty
  • public health
  • Urban Development
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How Distributed Solar Helps Pregnant Women in Rural Kenya

  • Energy Access
  • Energy
  • Humans of Clean Energy
  • health
  • poverty
  • renewable energy
  • solar
Maasai woman
  • Energy Access
  • Energy
  • Humans of Clean Energy
  • health
  • poverty
  • renewable energy
  • solar
Outcomes
Rangers in Kibale National Park, Uganda, learn to use the Forest Watcher app developed by the Jane Goodall Institute, Google, and Global Forest Watch. Photo by Lilian Pintea/Jane Goodall Institute
  • Top Outcome: 2016
Outcomes
Community consultation in Lukolela, Democratic Republic of the Congo. Photo: Ollivier Girard/CIFOR, Flickr
  • Top Outcome: 2016
Outcomes
Farmers and officials at a tree nursery in Nyandarua County, Kenya. Photo by Aaron Minnick/WRI, Flickr
  • Top Outcome: 2016
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How Ethiopia Went from Famine Crisis to Green Revolution

  • Food
  • Forests
  • Water
  • degraded lands
  • agriculture
  • agroforestry
  • food security
  • poverty
  • re-greening
  • restoration
Ethiopia is now greener than it has been in the last 145 years. Photo by Chris Reij/WRI
  • Food
  • Forests
  • Water
  • degraded lands
  • agriculture
  • agroforestry
  • food security
  • poverty
  • re-greening
  • restoration

Global Efforts to Tackle Poverty and Climate Change Must Come Together

  • Climate
  • Food
  • climate change
  • equity
  • governance
  • poverty
  • sustainable development
  • sustainable development goals
  • united nations
This week, UN Secretary General Ban Ki-Moon will address two of the most pressing challenges of our time: poverty and climate change. Photo credit: M. DeFreese/CIMMYT
  • Climate
  • Food
  • climate change
  • equity
  • governance
  • poverty
  • sustainable development
  • sustainable development goals
  • united nations
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3 Unexpected Ways to Improve Food Security in Sub-Saharan Africa

  • creating a sustainable food future
  • climate change
  • Food
  • food security
  • Gender
  • poverty
  • world resources report
  • creating a sustainable food future
  • climate change
  • Food
  • food security
  • Gender
  • poverty
  • world resources report
Initiatives

Land and Resource Rights

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Without Land, What Would a Farmer Do?

  • agriculture
  • governance
  • land rights
  • land tenure
  • poverty
  • agriculture
  • governance
  • land rights
  • land tenure
  • poverty
Research

Mapping a Better Future

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