New App to Map & Monitor the World’s Freshwater Supply

A new app to map and monitor the world’s freshwater supply
Water affects all of us, no matter where we live. Drought harms everyone, from farmers in the western United States dealing with long-term drought, to people in Kazakhstan and Uzbekistan suffering debilitating health consequences from the Aral Sea draining, to millions of people displaced by floods in Kerala, India. About four billion people, or almost two-thirds of the world’s population, experience severe water scarcity at least one month of the year.

Member, PIND, talks about their successes with economic development

Member, PIND, talks about their successes with economic development

How we crashed cost of farming in the Niger Delta
James Elekwachi is Economic Development Programme Manager at the Foundation for Partnership Initiatives in the Niger Delta, PIND. He tells Vanguard’s Egufe Yafugborhi, in this interview, that the development agency’s sustained commitment to lifting many from poverty into livelihood engagements, through improved farming skills and information, would have passed by if the goodwill organisation had caved in to profound tendencies for violence and disruptions it met on ground six years ago.