Tag: Joanne Levitan

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Rwanda: A changing climate

United Nations - The weather in Rwanda is becoming more and more unpredictable, causing farmers to lose about 40% of their harvests. The International Fund for Agricultural Development, or IFAD, and the Rwandan govern...

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Papua: The power of women

United Nations - Traditionally women in Papua depended on men to make decisions about every aspect of their lives. Now a project sponsored by the International Fund for Agricultural Development, IFAD, is helping to em...

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Bolivia: Potatoes in peril

United Nations - Potatoes originated in the Andes where more than 4,000 different varieties are grown. A changing climate in Bolivia has put this staple food at risk. The International Fund for Agricultural Developme...

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Armenia: A Fruitful Partnership

United Nations - When Meghri Cannery in Southern Armenia almost closed its doors five years ago due to aging equipment and its remote location, Director, Grigoryan Grisha struggled to find capital to save the business...

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Zanzibar Island: Leadership Roles for Women

United Nations - Zanzibar Island off the coast of Tanzania is changing. Not that long ago, you would never have seen a woman earning her own income or making decisions in the home. Now, through nearly twelve hundred F...