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Women

Women in rural areas are triggering great changes every day despite many obstacles. As part of the special “ONEWORLD No Hunger” initiative of the German Federal Ministry for Economic Cooperation and Development (BMZ),…

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Health

The COVID-19 pandemic is having a widespread and severe impact on some of the world’s poorest people, according to international research conducted by the Alliance2015, of which Helvetas is one partner. The study…

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Food losses

The Agritechnica Asia and Horti Asia digital talk about Post-Harvest Losses, which took place in late November, addressed the avoidance of losses by improved process management and handling of crops as well as…

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SDGs

India recently released its Voluntary National Review 2020, stating progress on 297 indicators across the 17 goals of the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development (SDGs). With four programmes under the BMZ’s ‘ONE WORLD –…

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Education

In May 2020 Helvetas was in one of the 20 teams participating in the #SmartDevelopmentHack, a joint initiative by the German Ministry for Economic Cooperation and Development (BMZ) and the EU Commission to find…

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One Health

On the occasion of the World Health Summit last October, Germany’s Development Minister Gerd Mueller announced the creation of a new One Health area within his Ministry.

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Land management

The ‘Sustainable rural development’ sector project of the Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ) has brought out two new videos with insights on two important issues in rural development: landscape…

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Agriculture

The coronavirus has severely affected the lives of people who survive on hand to mouth all over the world, especially in countries where entire communities live this way. In Burkina Faso, agricultural and livestock…

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Women

The potential of women to make a positive contribution to rural development is enormous. However, women’s capabilities remain underappreciated. On behalf of the German government, Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale…

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Land management

Drought, fodder scarcity and conflicts over natural resources make life difficult for pastoralists in southern Ethiopia. Swiss Development Cooperation (SDC) has taken various measures to improve their food security and…

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