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Africa’s Restoration Entrepreneurs Aid in COVID-19 Response

  • Forests
  • agriculture
  • Food
  • food security
  • Food Loss and Waste
  • restoration
A man working on a farm.
  • Forests
  • agriculture
  • Food
  • food security
  • Food Loss and Waste
  • restoration
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Which Countries Are Most Vulnerable to Locust Swarms?

  • agriculture
  • food security
  • mapping
  • agriculture
  • food security
  • mapping
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4 Ways Farmers Can Adapt to Climate Change and Generate Income

  • Food
  • Forests
  • Climate Resilience
  • agriculture
  • restoration
Farmers working on an integrated system in a farm in Paraiba Valley, Sao Paulo. The system combines crops (a native species similar to potato and corn) with palm trees. Photo by Bruno Calixto/WRI Brasil
  • Food
  • Forests
  • Climate Resilience
  • agriculture
  • restoration
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How Cocoa Farming Can Preserve Forests and Peace in Colombia

  • Forests
  • Business
  • deforestation
  • agriculture
  • Food
  • low carbon development
Cocoa farmer
  • Forests
  • Business
  • deforestation
  • agriculture
  • Food
  • low carbon development
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To Fight Food Insecurity in Malawi, Just Add Trees

  • Forests
  • deforestation
  • agriculture
  • Food
  • food security
  • restoration
A farmer in central Malawi plants groundnuts.
  • Forests
  • deforestation
  • agriculture
  • Food
  • food security
  • restoration
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How Much Rainforest Is in That Chocolate Bar?

  • Forests
  • deforestation
  • GHG emissions
  • emissions
  • Food
Photo by Everjean/Flickr.
  • Forests
  • deforestation
  • GHG emissions
  • emissions
  • Food
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¿Cuánta selva tropical hay en esa barra de chocolate?

  • Forests
  • deforestation
  • GHG emissions
  • emissions
  • Food
Foto por Everjean/Flickr.
  • Forests
  • deforestation
  • GHG emissions
  • emissions
  • Food
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How Ethiopia Went from Famine Crisis to Green Revolution

  • Food
  • Forests
  • Water
  • restoration
  • agriculture
  • food security
  • poverty
Ethiopia is now greener than it has been in the last 145 years. Photo by Chris Reij/WRI
  • Food
  • Forests
  • Water
  • restoration
  • agriculture
  • food security
  • poverty
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Why Africa Needs to Look to Its Cities to End Hunger

  • Cities
  • Food
  • food security
  • Urban Development
A street market in St. Lucia, South Africa. With the continent rapidly urbanizing, it’s critical that city leaders address urban food loss and waste in order to ensure sustainable development and end food insecurity. Photo by Steve Slater/Flickr.
  • Cities
  • Food
  • food security
  • Urban Development
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Regreening Africa Could Help Stem the Tide of Migration

  • Forests
  • agriculture
  • restoration
  • food security
A smallholder farmer plants maize. Photo by CIMMYT/Flickr
  • Forests
  • agriculture
  • restoration
  • food security
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5 Reasons To Watch NYC’s Climate Summit

  • International Climate Action
  • Energy
  • Food
  • Forests
  • Cities
  • Finance
  • Equity
  • Climate Resilience
  • Business
  • Climate
  • Paris Agreement
  • climate policy
UN headquarters in New York City (Photo credit United Nations)
  • International Climate Action
  • Energy
  • Food
  • Forests
  • Cities
  • Finance
  • Equity
  • Climate Resilience
  • Business
  • Climate
  • Paris Agreement
  • climate policy
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A Farmer In Africa: Balancing Property Rights With National Needs

  • agriculture
  • food security
  • land rights
In Africa, farmers rely on their rights to community land, but governments don't always back them up with legislation. (photo credit: Gates Foundation/flickr)
  • agriculture
  • food security
  • land rights

A New Tool for Low-Carbon Agriculture in Brazil

  • Climate
  • Energy
  • Food
  • greenhouse gas accounting
  • GHG emissions
  • greenhouse gases
Brazil is the world’s fifth-largest greenhouse gas emitter, largely due to the impacts of agriculture. Photo credit: Organicos do PIVAS/Flickr
  • Climate
  • Energy
  • Food
  • greenhouse gas accounting
  • GHG emissions
  • greenhouse gases
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Making Economic Valuation Count for Coastal Ecosystems in the Caribbean

  • Water
  • coral reefs
  • natural infrastructure
  • Economics
  • fisheries
  • Food
  • Ocean
People and economies across the Caribbean are dependent on coastal ecosystems—including coral reefs, mangroves, and beaches. These ecosystems provide critical habitat to commercial fisheries, attract tourists from around the world, and protect coastal communities and infrastructure. Photo Credit: Katina Rogers
  • Water
  • coral reefs
  • natural infrastructure
  • Economics
  • fisheries
  • Food
  • Ocean
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Improving Food Security in the Sahel Is Difficult, but Achievable

  • agriculture
  • Food
  • food security
  • restoration
  • Water
A local farmer in Burkina Faso, Yacouba Sawadogo, innovates. Photo Credit: Chris Reij, WRI
  • agriculture
  • Food
  • food security
  • restoration
  • Water
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7 Stories to Watch in 2014

  • Energy
  • Food
  • Forests
  • Cities
  • fossil fuels
  • deforestation
  • Air Quality
  • Climate
  • climate change
  • restoration
  • U.S. policy
As host of the 2014 World Cup, all eyes will be on Brazil's cities to see how they deal with their sustainability challenges and opportunities. Photo credit: Crystal Davis, WRI
  • Energy
  • Food
  • Forests
  • Cities
  • fossil fuels
  • deforestation
  • Air Quality
  • Climate
  • climate change
  • restoration
  • U.S. policy
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Farmer Innovation: Improving Africa’s Food Security through Land and Water Management

  • creating a sustainable food future
  • agriculture
  • restoration
  • Food
  • food security
Yacouba Sawadogo, a farmer, digs planting pits to restore degraded land. Photo credit: Chris Reij, WRI
  • creating a sustainable food future
  • agriculture
  • restoration
  • Food
  • food security

Global Efforts to Tackle Poverty and Climate Change Must Come Together

  • Climate
  • Food
  • climate change
  • Equity
  • poverty
  • low carbon 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
  • poverty
  • low carbon development
  • sustainable development goals
  • united nations
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Burkina Faso Farmers Lead the Way on Food Security and Climate Change Resilience

  • Climate Resilience
  • agriculture
  • restoration
  • Food
  • food security
  • Climate Resilience
  • agriculture
  • restoration
  • Food
  • food security
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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

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