Natural disasters, like the “El Niño” phenomenon often hit hardest on the poor. Yet it is often difficult to separate the effects on living conditions produced by the inclement weather conditions from general inadequacies in infrastructure and lack of economic development.
Science and technology have played a vital role in keeping agricultural production a step ahead of rapid global population growth during the past four decades.
This brochure introduces recent experience in forest development cooperation to an international readership of specialists and decision-makers.
The modern ecological sanitation (ecosan) concept represents the culmination of the paradigm shift initiated in response to satisfying the health needs of unserved, mostly poor population groups.
This study captures and highlights the major results of USAID’s efforts in ensuring that communities benefit from natural forest management.