This was one of the conclusions of participants at a provocative seminar ‘Rural youth today, farmers tomorrow? in The Hague last week (24 May).
IIED is playing an important role in getting government representatives and environmentalists together at our Fair Ideas conference
The Shri Kshethra Dharmasthala Rural Development Programme, which won the well-deserved international gold award at the 2012 Ashden Awards last night, is a pioneering community savings organisation,
Most of the 2 million car trips shared every month are taken to save money and to make friends. The 112,000 tonnes of C02 saved every year are an added bonus.
Those who are doing it well are having their efforts recognised at the coveted Ashden Awards, which highlights “practical, local energy solutions that cut carbon, protect the environment, reduce poverty and improve people’s lives”.