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From Threat to Solution: Rethinking the Role of Communities in Nature Conservation

Michael Brown | Samantha Cheng | Jim Tolisano
October 8, 2019
2 Minute Read
What needs to change to create the conditions necessary for communities to pursue sustainability? Michael Brown, Samantha Cheng, and Jim Tolisano propose a two step solution.

Land and Property Rights Meet the SDGs: Reflections from the 2019 World Bank Land and Poverty Conference

Michael Brown
May 23, 2019
4 Minute Read
Michael Brown shares key themes from the World Bank Land and Poverty Conference – reminding us that we still have a long way to go when it comes to addressing land and property rights.

Securing our Future: Partnerships for Youth

Prince Owusu
September 18, 2018
3 Minute Read
How can we use the resources of public-private partnerships to solve youth unemployment and position young people to tackle some of the world’s biggest challenges – in agriculture, natural resources, tourism, and more?
A river in Southern Africa

Reflections on the Circular Economy

Kule Chitepo
May 10, 2018
4 Minute Read
Is circular economy the next big concept in natural resources management? Expert Kule Chitepo shares his thoughts.
saplings before being planted

Reforestation: More Than Just Planting Trees

Mario Kerby
March 21, 2018
4 Minute Read
It's easy to focus on tree planting when designing programs to combat deforestation, but is that enough? Mario Kerby, director in Chemonics' West and Central Africa and Haiti Division, offers four lessons learned from Haiti's reforestation efforts.
A landscape of a field and mountain

Civil Society: Not Just an Advocate, but an Agent for Change

Justin Cagaoan
December 5, 2017
4 Minute Read
From preserving natural resources to protecting citizens' rights, Justin Cagaoan shares three case studies of civil society organizations creating change.