The Mbaula Chititezo Stove and Rocket Barns are pioneering technologies that are saving forests in Malawi and reducing carbon dioxide emissions in the process. Hestian Innovations, an Irish company, uses micro loans and carbon financing to provide cookstoves and barns for tobacco curing — simple technologies that use less wood — in one of the most deforested nations on Earth. Jeff Barbee reports.
20 Nov 2014
The British Red Cross uses mobile cinema to tackle cholera in Sierra Leone. It may not have the same glamour as Hollywood, but through the power of film the British Red Cross is tackling the deadly cholera outbreak in Sierra Leone.
Tags: Video, Communicable Disease, Communication As Aid
Pesticide Use Knowledge, Attitudes, and Practice and Related Short-Term Health Problems among Farmers Using Irrigation in Southwest Ethiopia, 2014, Jimma University
21 Jul 2015
This reports highlights the findings from a research project conducted by Jimma University, Ethiopia in response to the ‘Preparedness and Resilience Research’ small grants program (Phase I) implemented by¬†Response 2 Resilience Institute¬...
Tags: Report, Research
16 Oct 2014
¬† The 2014 World Disasters Report takes on a challenging theme that looks at different aspects of how culture affects disaster risk reduction (DRR) and how disasters and risk influence culture. ¬† The report asks, for example, what should be done wh...
Tags: Report, Video, Behavior Change, Community Risk Assessment