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  • Community Action for Sustainable DevelopmentCommunity Action for Sustainable Development

  • Global Award Beckons for Organic Farmers in ZimbabweJun 16, 2014Global Award Beckons for Organic Farmers in ZimbabweIt is celebration time for the 450 members of Makoni Organic Farmers Association (MOFA), residents of a rural community in Zimbabwe who are literally making waves globally after winning the coveted Equator Prize 2014. Supported by the Global Environment Facility’s Small Grants Programme (GEFSGP) of UNDP, the farmers are leading the way in environmental conservation and sustainable use of resources for livelihood improvement and poverty reduction.

  • Sky’s the Limit for New Crop of Organic Farmers in ZimbabweSky’s the Limit for New Crop of Organic Farmers in Zimbabwe

  • Solar lights up new hope for remote schoolSolar lights up new hope for remote schoolRemote primary school benefits from renewable energy in the form of a solar power installation.

Africa Human Development Report 2012: Towards a Food Secure Future

The 2012 Human Development Report for Africa explores why dehumanizing hunger remains pervasive in the region, despite abundant agricultural resources, a favorable growing climate, and rapid economic growth rates.

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