Nestled among the peaks of the Himalayas between China and India – Bhutan is a land of remote mountain valleys, rich in natural wonders – and with a population less than one million, one of the most sparsely populated countries

The world has made great strides in reducing poverty, death, and disease. Leaders from 193 countries have signed on to the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), an agenda of 17 benchmarks for progress through 2030, three of which are directly tied

  This article is part of our Editorial Series called “GFAR impakters”. This is done in partnership with GFAR – The Global Forum on Agricultural Research and Innovation  – For more follow on Twitter: #GFARImpakters or view here. Kenyan Initiative Links Presenters to

Could humans and gorillas co-exist? Gorillas are a high endangered species and their life is constantly threatened by humans. Humans can either be a direct threat to gorillas (hunting) or an indirect threat – by getting diseases that will be

The Impakter team would like to thank Jaime Jennings of Island Press for the photo contributions. Island Press will publish Plastic Soup: An Atlas of Ocean Pollution, authored by Michiel Roscam Abbing of The Plastic Soup Foundation (PSF) on April 4th. One of

As specified in point 8 of the 2030 UN Agenda for Sustainable Development: “We are announcing today 17 Sustainable Development Goals with 169 associated targets which are integrated and indivisible. Never before have world leaders pledged common action and endeavor across such

Discussing a More Sustainable Business Model: Social Enterprises Forty-two percent of Americans don’t trust the charity system. And I don’t blame them. Researches seem to have proven that 40 percent of the actual donations are spent in structural and operational costs instead

Imagine spending half your salary to purchase water — water for drinking, cooking and bathing. Juleha, a 37-year-old woman from a coastal town in Indonesia, did more than imagine it. She lived it. Juleha paid up to half her earnings

The Clothing Bank is a business initiative founded by Tracey Gilmore and Tracey Chambers. The aim of the entreprise is to reduce poverty in South Africa by providing unemployed women with the knowledge and tools necessary to create small businesses

The Impakter team, deeply saddened by the tragic loss of lives in the airplane crash near Addis Ababa, joins the Secretary-General of the United Nations in conveying their heartfelt sympathies and solidarity to the victims’ families and loved ones, including those

We are in the midst of an education crisis: 100 million young children will never get a chance to attend school while another 250 million go to school yet leave without ever having learned how to read, write, or use

Energy, whether it be in regard to poverty or transition, is essential to human life and society, naturally putting it at the forefront of the news.  The United Nations launched the Sustainable Energy for All initiative in 2012 (SE4 all); in

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