This article is part of an editorial collaboration with Heifer International. It was first published on the Heifer International blog. Nothing can stop Leah Amongi, not even a global pandemic. Amongi is a 28-year-old single mother who lives and works in Uganda’s Dokolo

25,000 leaders from the worlds of Business, Government, the UN, and Civil Society are convening in a Summit this week, starting today 15 June and ending tomorrow 16 June. It is meeting virtually, because of the global Covid pandemic -

How Can We Boost Progress and Green Growth? Since the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic, the world has seen numerous industries stumble as the crisis has hit many sectors' productivity and employment rates. And in this scenario women have been the

We are only beginning to take the full measure of the impact of human-animal-environmental relationships and what it means for our behavior and our future. The current pandemic, given the likelihood that the virus has an animal origin although a

Launched in May of 2021, the World Food Forum (WFF) is a youth-led movement, founded by the Youth Committee of the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO), and a network of partners working together to transform our agri-food

Thelma Kaliu is a young feminist and an active member of the Young Feminist Network of Malawi. She is currently the Project Coordinator of the Spotlight Initiative project under Plan International, Malawi. In 2019, before the COVID-19 pandemic, Thelma attended the

The first 100 days of U.S. President Biden’s administration saw a flurry of new action and commitments on climate. He quickly rejoined the Paris Agreement, activated agencies across the federal government to be part of the climate change solution, and proposed a once-in-a-generation

With less than ten years left to achieve the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) of the Agenda 2030, the COVID-19 pandemic has not facilitated the race against time. “The pandemic has claimed more than 2.5 million lives and caused an unprecedented

Museums, such as the Louvre and the British Museum, because of COVID19, started collaborating with VR and 3D printing startups to make their exhibitions digitally accessible. As a result of that, startups indirectly prompted sustainability in museums by providing alternative

According to the Race Report, published recently by the Commission on Race and Ethnic Disparities, the British system is no longer “deliberately rigged against ethnic minorities.” Arguably, British education is the “most emphatic success story of the British ethnic minority

The on-going pandemic has brought changes in social behavior. Lockdowns of virtually every type of gathering place, stay-at-home measures instituted to combat the spread of the virus, have forced many families and couples to live in much closer and continual

The record-breaking wildfires and hurricanes of 2020 may not stand out as the worst catastrophes in a year defined by compounding crises. But these natural disasters are among the long list of physical climate hazards becoming more frequent and intense. Globally, natural disasters caused $210

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