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Insight: Out of Mind

Tucked away behind one of Bangalore’s most luxurious apartment complexes lies an informal settlement of waste pickers. This short documentary focuses on Remnik, an inhabitant of this settlement.

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Small-scale farmers turn to sericulture farming to adapt to climate change

In Ruiru constituency, some 30 kilometers from Nairobi, a group of small-scale farmers are turning to sericulture farming to cushion themselves from the devastating vagaries of climate change.

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Social Transformation towards Model Villages

VSO Bangladesh: Securing livelihood with GBK Rangpur from Carolien Pronk on Vimeo.

The Challenge

The rural communities in Bangladesh mainly rely on agriculture and livestock for...

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Preserving the Velondriake region in Madagascar

Traditional Vezo pirogue boat. Photo by Gareth Cripps.

Building Actors and Leaders for Advancing Community Excellence in Development (BALANCED)

Along the southwest...

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CBA in coastal Madagascar

Building Actors and Leaders for Advancing Community Excellence in Development (BALANCED) Newsletter

(Volume 1 | Issue 3 | June 2011)

Along the southwest coast of Madagascar lies the...

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BAIRA

Activities

A lack of cultivatable space over the long flooding period is a vital concern in the haors of Bangladesh as it restricts the livelihoods of the local communities. To overcome this...

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Adaptation to climate change through alternative livelihoods in community forestry

Adaptation context

Poor, rural communities in Cambodia are highly vulnerable to the detrimental impacts of climate change due to their low adaptive capacity.

According to Cambodia's...

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