With Uganda brightly in the spotlight thanks to the Invisible Children video controversy, take the time to find out a bit about another human and potentially environmental tragedy ongoing in the central African nation.
Fixing broken wells, installing solar panels, and repairing bicycles -- these are just some of the hands-on skills women in developing countries are learning to boost their earning power while helping their communities and improving their environment.
Some great news for gorillas and conservation: WWF reports that a survey conducted in the Central Africa's Virunga Massif--that's a region containing three national parks in the Democratic Republic of Congo,
If you're involved in the deploying locally-available renewable energy in the developing world with the aim of combatting climate change and reducing poverty, then being a finalist for the Ashden Awards for Sustainable Energy is a
If there were ever a good reason to help get water to villages, this may be it. In the Kamuli District in southeastern Uganda, women have to travel particularly long distances to gather water now that water
Want a dream job? How about one where you travel to far off places, documenting all of the successful, sustainable projects that different community groups are not only trying but also excelling in? One where you meet people around the world, see
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In their worldwide search for the best beans, coffee retailers like Starbucks have recently discovered the fine Arabica coffee varieties grown in Uganda and other east African
In developing countries - where food is scarce and reliable energy supplies are even scarcer - necessity often becomes the mother of invention; so it is in Uganda, where farmers have resorted to using human urine and excreta -
Whenever Lloyd has dared to question the logic of the Malaysian palm oil industry in clearing rainforests for biofuels, he has attracted furious responses from supporters of the industry. However, it seems that the Ugandan government may have avoided a