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

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. This article explores livestock markets

With increasing demand for land for settlement, agriculture and industrial development has resulted in the destruction of natural resources and forests are no exception. The FAO estimates that global net forest loss is 3.3 million hectares per year, much of which

The Agricultural sector in Uganda employs over 69 percent of the country’s population, according to Uganda Investment Authority. It contributed to 34 percent growth rate of the country’s GDP in the 2016/17 financial year and is, according to a budget framework

In Uganda, agriculture is still the biggest economic sector, consisting mostly of small-sized farms that grow diverse crops, and it continues to retain a high percentage of the labour force. The experienced farmers use predominantly traditional agro-ecological methods rather than

Migration is as old as human existence. It involves movement of people between geographical locations within and between countries. It is part of the dynamic process of change in every society, with youth migration at its apex, and it has

The world is uniting behind the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). While there are different approaches and different focuses from global actors there is coalescence around the ideals that the human race needs to be freed from the tyranny of poverty;

Milly goes door-to-door selling every day goods and medicines in her hometown district of Kyengera. Kyengera is just outside Kampala, Uganda’s fast growing capital. She diagnoses and treats what could otherwise be debilitating and deadly disease and illness like malaria

When global challenges are so great and so urgent, it is critical that we make sure every dollar invested in tackling disease, poverty and injustice delivers the greatest social return. Too many people are suffering and too much potential is

EDITOR’S NOTE: THIS PIECE IS AN Interview with Ian Bassin,  COO Domestic of Give Directly. Ian Bassin previously served as Assistant Counsel to President Barack Obama and, most recently, Deputy Counsel to New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio. THIS PIECE

Zika's exponential spread has much of the Americas panicking about how to handle this new epidemic. Countries from Brazil to the US have responded in many ways, but some of these responses have resulted in human rights violations. Zika may just

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