233 Results

Q&A: Uganda’s Opaque Stance on Oil Exploration Must Change, Lawyer Says

Region: Uganda

Topics: BusinessEnvironmentPolitics

Local governments will have a right to compensation from the revenue, and citizens will be entitled to seek redress for a polluted environment, says lawyer Patson Wilbroad Arinaitwe. He stresses the importance of regular environmental audits by the government and urges a requirement that companies monitor themselves, though the nation lacks a culture of enforcement and compliance.

See Details
Available Packages & Assets
  • Feature Version
  • Feature Photo
See Details

To Combat Climate Change, Ugandan Farmers Adopt Smart Farming Techniques

Region: Uganda

Topics: Environment

Agriculture remains the most common job and primary income for most Ugandans, though climate change—exemplified in the 2016 drought that devastated crops and livestock—is challenging traditional farming techniques. The Ministry of Agriculture, Animal Industries and Fisheries has for years been training farmers in a variety of techniques to battle drought and erosion while increasing yields, and these trained farmers are now passing on their know-how to their compatriots.

See Details
Available Packages & Assets
  • All Assets
See Details

Featured Photo of a Praying Mantis in Sri Lanka

Available Packages & Assets
  • Feature Photo
See Details

Featured Photo of Community Cleanup in Nairobi, Kenya

Region: Kenya

Topics: Environment

See Details
Available Packages & Assets
  • Feature Photo
See Details

Featured Photo of the Tharu Community of Nepal

Region: Nepal

Topics: Environment

See Details
Available Packages & Assets
  • Feature Photo
See Details

Featured Photo of Nepalese Farmers

Available Packages & Assets
  • Feature Photo
See Details

Featured Photo of Young Firefighting Trainees in Cameroon

Available Packages & Assets
  • Feature Photo
See Details

Featured Photo of Cassava Harvesters in Nigeria

Available Packages & Assets
  • Feature Photo
See Details

Featured Photo of a Rwandan Beach

Available Packages & Assets
  • Feature Photo
See Details

For Female Recyclers in Argentina’s Capital, Local Woman Creates New Job as “Environmental Promoters”

Region: Argentina

Topics: BusinessEducationEnvironment

In Argentina’s capital city, recyclers collect and resell hundreds of tons of materials every day. Jacquelina Flores has become a leading advocate for recyclers, including women who have moved into new roles as “environmental promoters,” teaching city residents how to recycle and promoting recycling.

See Details
Available Packages & Assets
  • Feature Version (English, Spanish)
  • Feature Photo (English, Spanish)
  • Additional Images (English, Spanish)
See Details