Pandemics, Environment, and Communities

Moderators Gunjan Veda, Movement for Community-Led DevelopmentNelly Mecklenburg, Institute for State Effectiveness Keynote Speakers David Bonnardeaux, Director of Environment, Pact Neil Vora, Pandemic Prevention Fellow, Conservation InternationalJanet Edmond, Senior Director for Peace and Development Partnerships, Conservation International

Community-led Food System Models: Self-Sustaining and Shock-Resilient

Featured Photo Credit: IIRR By Peter Williams, President, International Institute of Rural Reconstruction A stark global demographic projection, paired with the limited capacity to produce food at a low environmental cost, is cause for one of the most food insecure periods in modern times. The food crisis affecting more than 25% of the world’s population … Continue reading Community-led Food System Models: Self-Sustaining and Shock-Resilient

Preparing for Training and Facilitating

Description: This module provides information and techniques for planning participatory training in the context of natural resource management. The main target group of this module is people who are familiar with participatory methods and tools but may have less practical experience with providing participatory training. Quick Tip: This source includes information about participatory training. It … Continue reading Preparing for Training and Facilitating

#WorldEnvironmentDay – Communities are the key!

Credit: Rusanovska

Happy World Environment Day! Rural communities are playing a vital role in restoring our natural environment - they are the people most dependent on a vibrant, sustainable environment. Watch how former poachers change their ways through community action. Image iStock: Rusanovska Read more on how community-led development and nature conservation go hand-in-hand in Malawi.