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Goats Help Build Community Prosperity and Solidarity in Haiti

Last Monday it was as if a bank was operating in the remote farming community of Sarrasin in Haiti’s Central Plateau. But instead of 11…

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Escape and Containment vs Unity in Haiti

Two items stood out in last week’s coverage of Haiti’s deepening crisis: the escape of more than 400 prisoners (and the deaths of at least…

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Planting Trees in Haiti Through Good Times and Bad

When faced with multiple crises at the same time, how do you choose which ones to tackle first? While the first priority has to be…

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Scientists address myths over large-scale tree planting

BBC By Helen Briggs Scientists have proposed 10 golden rules for tree-planting, which they say must be a top priority for all nations this decade….

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Tanama’s Story of Tree Planting in Haiti

The supershero Tanama, created by Haitian comic book artist Thony Loui, stars in an Instagram video posted today by Timberland (click image below for a YouTube…

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DLA Piper Webinar Next Monday on Timberland’s Strategic Alliance in Haiti

The global law firm DLA Piper invites you to take part in free one-hour zoom webinar next Monday to learn about the Timberland partnership with…

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Encouraging Haiti Food Survey Results + Deadline Extension

  The landmark Haiti Food Security Survey has gathered data on close to 15,000 smallholder farms around the country. A heartfelt thanks to the 31…

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Tanama Emerges as National Voice for Covid-19 Prevention in Haiti

Tanama is a supershero who has become a leading voice for Covid-19 awareness and prevention in Haiti. Created by local artist, Thony Loui, Tanama was…

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Agricultural Data Survey Launched in Haiti to Counter Food Crisis

Smallholder Farmers Alliance There is some very good news today from Haiti with the announcement of a new groundbreaking national Food Security Survey that will use agricultural…

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Tanama Continues to Battle Covid-19 in Haiti

Considering she only made her debut in March, it is remarkable that Thony Loui’s comic book supershero Tanama is already being referred to as an…

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Integrating Emergency Food With Smallholder Recovery in Haiti

by Hugh Locke, Timote Georges and Robert Johnson Like so many countries throughout the developing world, Haiti is at the early stages of Covid-19 and…

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A Sobering Astronomical Reminder from COVID-19

We should be grateful for the conditions that allow us to exist at all, because they won’t last forever Mother Nature has its nuanced way…

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How Singapore flipped from virus hero to cautionary tale by Faris Mokhtar Bloomberg Apr 21, 2020 In the early days of the coronavirus pandemic, Singapore…

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The woman who discovered the first coronavirus

By Steven Brocklehurst BBC Scotland News The woman who discovered the first human coronavirus was the daughter of a Scottish bus driver, who left school…

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The coronavirus isn’t alive. That’s why it’s so hard to kill.

The science behind what makes this coronavirus so sneaky, deadly and difficult to defeat By Sarah Kaplan,  William Wan and  Joel Achenbach  March 23, 2020…

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Exclusive: U.S. coronavirus testing threatened by shortage of critical lab materials The slow pace of coronavirus testing has created a major gap in the U.S….

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Coronavirus may infect up to 70% of world’s population, expert warns

Boston — The coronavirus death toll now tops 3,000 worldwide, with nearly 90,000 cases. But even those numbers are nothing compared to what could happen in…

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Haitian Supershero Supports Gender Equal Farming

Her name is Tanama and she is a shero! And while her official debut is not until March 13th, she wanted to be part of…

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Bill Gates: Coronavirus may be ‘once-in-a-century pathogen we’ve been worried about’

KEY POINTS Microsoft co-founder Bill Gates said the coronavirus is starting to behave like the “once-in-a-century pathogen we’ve been worried about.” Gates also pointed out…

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Escaping Pandora’s Box — Another Novel Coronavirus

  David M. Morens, M.D., Peter Daszak, Ph.D., and Jeffery K. Taubenberger, M.D., Ph.D. The 1918 influenza pandemic was the deadliest event in human history…