#rural communities News

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This year’s wildfires, compounded by a record-breaking heatwave, are leading to a spike in respiratory diseases among mountain communities.
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Carbon-locking peat is being depleted for use as fuel and to convert land for agriculture and roads. A lack of research means experts are unsure how quickly this is happening.
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While Tonle Sap is recognised as a resource worthy of protection, countless other lakes, ponds and wetlands also depend on Mekong flooding but are dwindling away unnoticed.
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Poor households headed by women spend a higher share of their budgets on protecting their families from worsening floods, storms and other impacts of global warming.
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#rural communities Opinion

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Women often get the short end of the stick in rural areas where energy access is poor. In the drive to improve energy access, directing finance to increase the participation of women in the energy sector is necessary.
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Agribusiness corporations have been on the rise in India since the 1970s. Unless there is a change in government policy, smaller farms face a bleak future.
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Community health workers often receive little training, support and funding. Governments and funding partners need to start recognising the outsized roles they play.
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Food & Agriculture

Nature can't wait

Humanity is enmeshed in nature. Because we are capable of destroying it, we are responsible for protecting it.
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#rural communities Videos

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Southeast Asia's largest energy consumer has been slow to transition to renewables, but recent policies point to greater expansion of the country's solar, tidal and geothermal energy production.
Daughter Riri Damayanti (left) and her father Syamsul Bahri (right) are colleagues at a palm oil company in South Sumatra.
EB Studio What has been the effect of this agribusiness company's dual-income policy on the households of its Indonesian workers?
Harvesting the fruit of oil palms, as this man is doing in a plantation in Indonesia, is tiring and sometimes dangerous work
EB Studio Palm oil frequently makes headlines, but the faceless workers harvesting the fruit of the oil palm less so. What are the challenges of the job and how can their rights be safeguarded?
Smallholder cooperatives are breaking new ground
EB Studio How are sustainable agricultural practices transforming smallholder livelihoods for the better?
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