Initiatives Observatory

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Mushroom growing technology is specific as it can be based on the different waste materials available in the close surrounding of the producer. EKOFUNGI developed its own innovative low cost investment approach (hardware and technology) which creates opportunity for founding and running sustainable business under different conditions.

Published on lundi 16 janvier 2017

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FairTrade Africa's 'Growing women in coffee' project in Western Kenya

This project aims at improving livelihoods of 450 smallholder coffee women farmers in western Kenya by promoting sustainable production and trade through implementation of climate change adaptation and mitigation strategies which include Good Agricultural Practices (GAPs) and construction of domestic biogas units as an alternative to firewood and charcoal.

Published on jeudi 10 novembre 2016

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Solar Home System by Grameen Shakti: more renewable energy in Bangladesh

Grameen Shakti (GS) was established in 1996 in Bangladesh as a Not-for-profit company by Nobel Laureate Prof. Its Solar Home Systems (SHS) program aims at installing 6 million SHS by 2017. GS implements the Grameen Technology Centers (GTCs) program to support the services and maintenance of SHS by training women.

Published on vendredi 08 juillet 2016

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Improved Cook Stoves Program in Bangladesh

Grameen Shakti (GS) was established in 1996 in Bangladesh as a Not-for-profit company by Nobel Laureate Prof. Its Improved Cook Stoves program aims at promoting improved cooking stoves in Bangladesh in order to improve the health conditions of women and to save the amount of fuel consumed for cooking.

Published on vendredi 08 juillet 2016

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Jalavahini program for women resilience against climate change in Sri Lanka

The Jalavahini program aims at providing a series of training programs for Women community leaders in Sri Lanka, which are capacity building training sessions on climate change adaptation, as well as a follow-up climate smart home gardening program.

Published on mercredi 04 mai 2016

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ECOTOPIA: women public spaces in Montenegro with recycled art

The project Ecotopia was implemented in Montenegro in 2014 by the local NGO “Urban Nova” to increase women’s place in the public sphere. Thanks to workshops, women created recycled objects and exhibited them in public spaces.

Published on mardi 12 avril 2016

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P-WAC – Project for Wildlife and Apes Conservation in the Democratic Republic of Congo

P-WAC is a non-profit organization working in the Democratic Republic of Congo for the protection of the chimpanzees and their habitat. To do so it implements a conservationist project and works on the education and the involvement of the local population building the foundations for the sustainable development of the region.

Published on mardi 12 avril 2016

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Biogas systems: converting gas into energy (Bangladesh)

Grameen Shakti (GS) was established in 1996 in Bangladesh as a Not-for-profit company by Nobel Laureate Prof. Its Biogas Systems program aims at converting waste into gas, electricity and organic fertilizer in order to improve the living conditions of households in Bangladesh.

Published on lundi 11 avril 2016

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This programme set up guided visits at the National Museum for pupils in state schools in Rio de Janeiro. The main objective was to create access to heritage, culture and education in an informal environment for a section of the population that lives in marginal areas without cultural amenities.

Published on vendredi 11 décembre 2015


Family farming takes pride of place in the ad hoc Resolis Observatory

The Resolis Association was designated by the French Committee for monitoring the International Year of Family Farming (AIAF) to centralise and enhance the French initiatives launched during the year. Therefore they have created an ad hoc Observatory.

Published on mercredi 29 juillet 2015