Dispatches from the Field

Climate-Smart Agriculture Planting Hope in Mali

From a conference topic to a fully fleshed out method today, climate-smart agriculture has become a formidable weapon that farmers can use to face climate change. Climate-smart agriculture was first discussed at The Hague Conference on Agriculture, Food Security and Climate Change in 2010 where the concept was launched by FAO in 2010 in a reference document.
Nazrawa Camp, Iraq

Three IDP Camps Call for an End to Violence Against Women

On November 25, 270 IDPs and several NGO teams from Nazrawa, Laylan 1 and Laylan 2 Camps gathered to celebrate International Day for the Elimination of Violence Against Women. Throughout the day, plays depicting strong women, songs performed by children and groups, and interpretive dances promoting peaceful coexistence raised awareness of the negative impact of violence against women and children, and how it can permanently harm society.