Rwanda: Modern farmer on promoting ‘cool’ farming in Kigali

Rwanda: Modern farmer on promoting ‘cool’ farming in Kigali

Many perceive farming to be laborious work, however Jimmy Ntambala, a 33-year-old who founded Kingdom Farms, it’s not so. He has taken up farming which he terms ‘cool’. “My kind of farming is a cool activity. By the time you keep thinking about where to grow your crops, your brain and body function better,” Ntambala […]

Modern farmer on promoting ‘cool’ farming in Kigali

Modern farmer on promoting ‘cool’ farming in Kigali

Many perceive farming to be laborious work, however Jimmy Ntambala, a 33-year-old who founded Kingdom Farms, it’s not so. He has taken up farming which he terms as ‘cool’. “My kind of farming is a cool activity. By the time you keep thinking about where to grow your crops, your brain and body function better. […]

Promoting longer-term approaches in protracted crises: Perspectives from across the nexus – World

Promoting longer-term approaches in protracted crises: Perspectives from across the nexus - World

The Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO), Development Initiatives (DI), and the Norwegian Refugee Council (NRC) hosted a roundtable to discuss ways to meet the longer-term needs of crisis-affected populations more effectively. The discussion helped to stimulate dialogue and foster mutual understanding as to how development and humanitarian actors can integrate peace […]

Promoting longer-term approaches in protracted crises: Perspectives from across the nexus – Bangladesh

The Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO), Development Initiatives (DI), and the Norwegian Refugee Council (NRC) hosted a roundtable to discuss ways to meet the longer-term needs of crisis-affected populations more effectively. The discussion helped to stimulate dialogue and foster mutual understanding as to how development and humanitarian actors can integrate peace […]

BUILD wants to assist govt in promoting recycling, sustainable business practices

BUILD wants to assist govt in promoting recycling, sustainable business practices

The Ministry of Environment, Forests and Climate Change (MoEFCC) will form two new sub-committees on recycling and green growth under the existing Sustainability and Green Growth Working Committee (SGGWC). “We will work closely with BUILD as well as other relevant stakeholders to ensure an effective policy on Extended Producer Responsibility for the plastic sector,” the […]

Bangabandhu’s role in promoting Bangla globally recalled

Bangabandhu's role in promoting Bangla globally recalled

Education Minister Dr Dipu Moni has recalled the leading role of Father of the Nation Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman in the 1952 Bangla Language Movement, how he later announced Bangla as the official language of Bangladesh and made history at the United Nations by delivering the first Bangla speech at the world assembly.  “Following Bangabandhu’s […]

Promoting Climate-Resilient Agricultural and Rural Credit – Center for American Progress

Promoting Climate-Resilient Agricultural and Rural Credit

Introduction and summary The agricultural sector is heading toward a climate reckoning. Policy experts are beginning to uncover the true scale of climate risk to the financial sector, and agricultural lenders are not immune. Extreme weather events such as the August 2020 derecho—whose 700-mile trail of destruction cut through Nebraska, Iowa, and Illinois, with winds […]