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“Going Bananas” to Restore Productivity and Food Security in the Philippines

With our partners Treelife, Research Institute of Organic Agriculture (FiBL), the Municipality of Carmen, and the University of Southern Mindanao in the Philippines, Aidenvironment has started work on an RVO-funded SDGP program on integrated water and agricultural value chains called “Going Bananas.” Shifting from unsustainable annual crops that lead to high erosion and water runoff toward an inclusive, profitable organic banana growing system will conserve soils and pull people out of poverty. 

By Judith Knibbe 4 weeks ago
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Green Future Farming for Dynamic Rural Economies in East Africa

Green Future Farming is a four-year project by a consortium of RAIN, MetaMeta, and Justdiggit, supported by IKEA Foundation, to show how regenerative agriculture can benefit both farmers and the environment in three different landscapes in Uganda, Ethiopia, and Kenya.

By Judith Knibbe 4 weeks ago
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WATER DIGEST DIALOGUE ON RAINWATER HARVESTING: CATCH & CONSERVE

On 19 August 2020 an online dialogue was organised on “Rainwater Harvesting: Catch & Conserve” by India’s magazine Water Digest. The dialogue witnessed many notable speakers from the water industry and helped augment the concept of rainwater harvesting by discussing technological advances, government initiatives, issues and challenges and also helped creating awareness among people. Among

By Judith Knibbe 2 months ago
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Rainwater Harvesting Unlocks Business Opportunities

Please join Aidenvironment and its CRR partners for a discussion on the main drivers of the fires in Brazil and Indonesia

By Judith Knibbe 4 months ago
News

New Onions for Higher Yields, Better Health and Sustainable Livelihoods

Please join Aidenvironment and its CRR partners for a discussion on the main drivers of the fires in Brazil and Indonesia

By Judith Knibbe 4 months ago
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Reducing Risks Through Sustainable WASH Services in Bangladesh

New CRR analysis shows that ten palm oil companies were responsible for approximately 39,500 hectares of deforestation….

By Judith Knibbe 7 months ago
News

Research shows; land documentation vital for food security

There have been various initiatives to formalise land rights in Uganda by the Ugandan government and several other players. In collaboration with Meridia (or Landmap B.V.), Aidenvironment trainees Shakilah Karungi and Agaba Derrick, through the East African office, carried out desk research on the current state of affairs regarding land documentation in Uganda. A striking

By beheerder 1 year ago
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Developing Artificial Wetlands in Uganda

Under its RAIN brand, Aidenvironment has developed an innovative method of harvesting water: creating an artificial wetland by building elevated culverts in existing roads. Water is retained and creates shallow wetlands which recharge the groundwater. Currently the team is in the field to look for new sites. A major problem in the district of Agago,

By beheerder 1 year ago
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Improving Small Scale Household Coffee Processing and Production in Uganda

The Kween, Kapchorwa and Bukwo districts in Eastern Uganda, on the slopes of Mount Elgon, are among the top producers of coffee in Uganda. But the combination of hilly terrain, rainfall patterns, and unsustainable practices is degrading the environment. Aidenvironment is working with local stakeholders on an ambitious circular agriculture program to restore the balance.

By beheerder 1 year ago
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Makerere University Sponge Campus: absorbing the floods

Kampala is one of the fastest growing cities in Africa, a hub generating 65% of the national GDP with an annual population growth of 4%. This influx of residents and prosperous economic growth, has led to a rapid urbanization throughout the Greater Kampala metropolitan Area (GKMA). Over the last two decades, the city has undergone

By beheerder 1 year ago