Growfish is now ...The Family Fish Farms Network, Inc
As the food crisis increases and the demand for fresh local food increases, we have decided to move from the ranks of the non profit to a fully functional stock corporation. Last week we formed FFFN as a "C" Corporation under the laws of the State of Delaware. We are now free to raise funds and compete in the market for ideas and opportunity. FFFN plans to change the way food is grown, distributed,…
NEW ERA ENERGY provides holistic wind powered water and electricity solutions for Sub-Saharan Africa. We are exclusive distributors for world's leading small wind turbines for the West African markets.
We are now looking for experienced and well connected individuals to act as our agents in Nigeria, with preference to establishing good relationships with local state government, key ministries and commercial clients in one or two states per agent.
This video by Water for People demonstrates why how matters on this Blog Action Day 2010 for access to clean water. When “solutions” are delivered to disadvantaged people without sufficient thought about how community ownership, maintenance, and long-term access to water and sanitation will occur, here’s what… Continue
A water crisis is now looming big in Manila (the entire metropolis), the Philippine’s premier big city. The western side of the big city is particularly badly affected by pilferages and spillages (over 55% lost), thus reducing the volume of water available to around 7 million people more or less.
Such a situation has been causing panic lately on urban residents,… Continue
On Sixtyfortyproject.com, one dollar can buy you 60 seconds of fame and a child 40 days of clean water. Launching today and live for only one month, the website offers individuals and businesses the opportunity to donate a dollar in return for the privilege of projecting a message for 60 seconds on the side of Dominion Towers, Denver Pavilions and a building in Larimer… Continue
Explore the business case for an integrated approach to water resource management. With a focus on the risks and opportunities related to freshwater resource management, this webinar will help companies navigate this…
Every other day some prophet or some political leader come calling that the next world war will be over water. True, truths are always bitter. In the recent years, there has been a lot of discussion over sustainable development and to check the over exploitation of natural resources. Climate activists have suddenly sprung up all over the world. Among all the natural resources water stands as the most important. It not only keeps the humans, animals and plants alive but also lubricates our… Continue
Added by Kunj Mann on March 5, 2010 at 10:18am —
The Villages, Florida has residents that are doing more than their share. The residents of Silver Lake, Woodbury and Bonita have earned the "Water Wise Gold" award for using 75% less water than the recommend water allocation. This award is for water reduction in the first quarter of 2009.
The "Water Wise Silver" award went to those residents in the Villages of Silver Lake, Santo Domingo and Village of Hemingway. They had a reduction of 66% less then the recommended water allocations.… Continue
In a week’s time, the world will be celebrating and recognising the United Nations day for water - 22nd of March. But it will be the first time a multinational business organises events across its operations to raise awareness and raise funds for water and sanitation projects in Africa.
In total, Diageo (http://www.diageo.com) is organising about 30 events worldwide with the aim of engaging one million of their employees. Diageo’s African businesses such as Guinness Nigeria, Guinness… Continue
My FSD internship here in Jodhpur is with an NGO called UNNATI (the word unnati means “progress”) and is centered on their disaster risk reduction program. The major disaster here in the desert of Western Rajasthan is drought. My previous experience has dealt with hurricanes, earthquakes and wildfires, which tend to be very visible events with a clear beginning and end. It is easy to see their impact because you can clearly see the difference from before and after the disaster; it’s… Continue
Added by Mary on March 10, 2009 at 8:24pm —
It is perplexing to think that in all my time spent in development-focused courses, taken in Sweden, Chile and California in an attempt to derive some comparison, I found repeated emphasis on theories and inflated economic prowess without ever understanding how exactly things get done. Implementation. And yet one week into my internship in India I came to understand the decisive weight of bottom-up community solutions in generating sustainable development. Unlike a mere paragraph in a…
Goodwill Social work centre, Madurai,India conducted a series of Poster contests for school children on the theme 'WHAT WATER MEANS IN MY LIFE' on 8th March 2008 to celebrate the International Water Day, which falls on 22nd March every year. This is part of the 'Children's Rights through artwork project' being supported by ART VENTURE, Singapore. 366 children in the age group of four to 17 years from 47 schools participated. Of which, Goodwill Social Work Centre had sent as many as 200 posters… Continue
[Writ 07 May 2008, Quezon City, MetroManila. Writer was former Livelihood Coordinator of the Ministry of Human Settlements, PAC Gonzaga, from July 1981-June 1982. In Jan. 82 he was designated Acting Deputy Provincial Manager, concurrent with the livelihood post.]
Let me go through with my continuing journey as a young development professional, and transport you this time to the town of coastal town of Ballesteros in Cagayan. This town is… Continue
Over the past few months, FSD intern John Allen has been involved in water development efforts in Jinja, Uganda. John’s internship has been hosted by Busoga Trust, an organization that seeks to extend the coverage of safe drinking water and sanitation to rural communities in Uganda. With his background in Civil Engineering, John has been working actively with the technical team at Busoga Trust to… Continue