Community bakeries conserve scarce ground vegetation
The deforestation of hillsides in central Afghanistan is destroying the very basis of local livelihoods. Large quantities of wood are required if every family bakes its own bread. The community bakeries introduced by Helvetas Swiss ...
The Livelihood Programme supports rural households in improving their livelihood strategies based on their potentials. Furthermore it aims to reduce their vulnerabilities caused by various factors such as natural disasters.
The project called “Samriddhi”, which means ‘prosperity’ in Bangla, contributes to sustainable well-being and resilience of poor and extremely poor households through social and economic empowerment. The project is active in Rajshahi ...
Forest cover on the mountain ranges in Southern Haiti is below 5% - despite its crucial importance for local farmers and as environmental protection for downhill infrastructures and towns. Municipalities, farmer organisation and ...
Cactus pears (Beles) require little water and grow very well even in arid areas. Nevertheless, little use has been made of them until now. Yet this undemanding plant has a lot more to offer.