When audacity wins
Hat tip to our partner organisations BRAC and One Acre Fund for winning this year’s Audacious Prize, joining our other grantees, Living Goods and Educate Girls as award winners. We couldn’t be prouder!
A new approach to marine conservation
In his new TED talk visionary marine biologist Alasdair Harris offers a surprising solution to the problem of overfishing and reflects on the lives of people whose survival depends on fishing.
Small & smart
Myanmar small farm’s development is key to reduce poverty and mitigate climate risks. In the last three years, our partner GRET worked closely with smallholder farmers in the Dry Zone, an arid region in the centre of the country.
Water turned into gold!
Faced with severe climatic constraints, small farmers in Myanmar’s Dry Zone adopt tried-and-tested agricultural techniques to fight erosion, and improve water and soil conservation. One of these farmers, U Win Bo, tells us his story.
Close-up on Peruvian miners
Solidaridad has been working in Peru with medium-scale mine Minera Yanaquiha to improve both miners’ working conditions and livelihoods. A recent video shows the remarkable progress achieved in the last two years.
Fancy a coffee?
How our new partner Root Capital is helping Peruvian agricultural enterprises to become local economic engines, transforming smallholder farmers and their communities in the process.
New seeds for Guatemala
In this interview Curt Bowen, cofounder of ‘Semilla Nueva’ and one of the social entrepreneurs receiving support from our partnership with Ashoka, explains his road map to address root causes of Guatemala’s rural poverty.
Reaching the last mile with SMS
Ashoka Fellow Liisa Petrykowska explains why equipping small farmers in tropical zones with accurate weather forecasts can positively change their lives and how she founded Ignitia along the way.