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"Forest heroine" Anne Hallum works to reverse deforestation and poverty
When election season swings around, candidates dish out rice and plantain, offer bricks and roof tiles, and even throw beer parties so citizens cast ballots under the influence
Much climate adaptation work focuses on infrastructure and technology, ignoring politics - which could be its downfall
Learning to report what we call "breaking news" was an experience that made me step out of my safety zone.
Colombians shocked by corruption in Colombian armed forces, presidential purge of top brass accompanies probe of lower ranks
With half the world now living in flood-prone areas, Britain – and other countries – could learn from Dutch experience
The big challenge is how to expand agroforestry systems without losing their contribution to food security
Separate cars allow women to let their guard down, but some say men need to learn respect because real life doesn’t separate the sexes and buses shouldn’t either
The development community is realising that we cannot move forward if we continue to think of agriculture and rural areas as backward
Early departure of crusading attorney general attributed to influence of those she antagonised in her drive for justice - big business, military chiefs and the political elite
Poorest countries say debate on Sustainable Development Goals is still largely limited to the global elite
Disasters can become an opportunity to bring about political transformation by ending conflicts and improving governance
Women leaders come to the fore of Latin American and Caribbean governments, yet widespread gender violence and scarcity of jobs remain key challenges for women in the region
Practices like vermi-composting can boost food security and climate adaption, while being mindful of mitigation goals
Latin America's stiffer drug laws disproportionately affect women, who often work on the lowest rung of the drug business as petty dealers and mules
Most countries don't have governance structures strong enough to resist the drivers of deforestation, study finds
Including women in a peace process strengthens the prospects for sustainable peace, yet there are no women involved in El Salvador’s gang truce
There's a lot smallholders can do for themselves to become more resilient to climate change, but targeted support is important too
Fire is turning Peruvian Amazon forest to agriculture and pasture land
Economic and political conditions in Peru favor an increase in deforestation, despite the country having set a target of zero net deforestation by 2021