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Blog: April 2012

Earth Day—Uniting Voices Worldwide for a Sustainable Future

April 21st, 2012 wbr-trees-for-bikes

Did you know that on April 22, 1970—the first Earth Day—20 million Americans demonstrated from coast to coast in the United States to call for a healthy, sustainable environment? For […]

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Will Technology Feed a Warming World?

April 18th, 2012 ecoagriculture-partners-photo1

A recent blog noted that climate change will negatively affect African agriculture, particularly production of the most important staple crops– millet, cassava, rice (West Africa), maize, bananas and plantains. More […]

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World Health Day: How Can Sub Saharan Africa Have 25 Percent of the Disease Burden But Only 3 Percent of the World’s Trained Health Workers?

April 6th, 2012 docs

On World Health Day, April 7, think about this: Sub Saharan Africa has 11 percent of the world’s population, bears 25 percent of the disease burden in the world, but […]

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