Climate Action

Confronting Climate Change with Bold, Community-Based Actions

By Tanner Roark Climate change is here. It can be seen in every corner of the world, from heatwaves in India and winter storms in …

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Increasing the Climate Resilience and Productivity of Emerging Farmers in Zambia

In Zambia, agriculture is a key employment sector and one that is essential to local food security. However, emerging farmers are facing many challenges, including …

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Strengthening School Feeding Systems in Tanzania

For the past 10 years, PCI, a Global Communities Partner, has implemented integrated school feeding programs that help deliver essential nutrition, education, health and development …

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Equipping Families to Build Climate Smart Communities in Guatemala

In the dry western highlands of Huehuetenango, Guatemala, families prepare food over traditional open fires, consuming far more wood than would be necessary with a …

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Empowering Access to Water with Solar Power in Yemen

A solution was shining down on the community of Jayshan Abyan, Jayshan — As a general rule, you can survive without water for about three …

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Millennium Water Alliance Welcomes Global Communities as Newest Member

This press release was originally published on the Millennium Water Alliance website. Washington, DC, October 28, 2020 – The Millennium Water Alliance Board of Directors …

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YouthPower in Jordan: Working Toward a More Sustainable Future

Green Buildings to Protect the Environment Shahed Al-Khateeb, 24 and originally from Jordan, has always been passionate about the environment and finding sustainable architectural solutions …

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Environment and Green Solutions Learning Club Catalysts Rolls Out a Digital Videos Campaign to Advocate For Nature

Earlier this year, youth from the South, North and Center of Jordan gathered in USAID YouthPower office in Amman to prepare for the Environment and …

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How Global Development Leaders Think Their Field is Changing

Originally from the Brookings website. By George Ingram and Kristin M. Lord A survey of 93 leaders, representing a wide range of organizations working to …

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Orange Fleshed Sweet Potato: From Leaf to Root, It’s All Food

Orange Fleshed Sweet Potato: From Leaf to Root, It’s All Food Northern Ghana has a hot and dry climate and food is often scarce. Since …

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Supporting Communities’ Disaster Resilience

Supporting Communities’ Disaster Resilience Drawing on decades of experience, Global Communities partners with communities to recover after natural disasters by addressing long-term needs and rebuilding …

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Global Communities, DLA Piper, Hannover Re and Willis Towers Watson Team Up to Promote Resilience for Vulnerable Communities Exposed to Weather and Climate-related Risks

Global Communities, DLA Piper, Hannover Re and Willis Towers Watson Team Up to Promote Resilience for Vulnerable Communities Exposed to Weather and Climate-related Risks July …

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Global Communities 2017 Annual Report is available!

Global Communities 2017 Annual Report In 1990, more than 37 percent of the global population lived on less than $1.90 a day; in 2015, that …

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Investing in Energy Access

Investing in Energy Access De-risking Energy Projects through Community Engagement and Financial Inclusion By Robyn McGuckin, Energy Specialist at Global Communities  |  This article originally …

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VIP: Ali Blumenstock, ANDA Program in Colombia

VIP: Ali Blumenstock, Monteria, Colombia: Addressing Environmental Issues One Community At a Time May 30 to August 11, 2017 Global Communities’ ANDA Program is based …

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Light of Hope in the Middle of the Crisis: Solar Power to Light Up Syrian Refugee Camp in Jordan

Light of Hope in the Middle of the Crisis: Solar Power to Light Up Syrian Refugee Camp in Jordan The Azraq camp for Syrian refugees …

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Inside Palestine’s First Green School

Inside Palestine’s First Green School This article originally appeared on Al-Monitor Written by Ahmad Melhem RAMALLAH, West Bank — The Palestinian Environmental Quality Authority issued a national …

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Ensuring the Electrify Africa Act & the Power Africa Initiative Can Create Sustainable Change

Ensuring the Electrify Africa Act & the Power Africa Initiative can create sustainable change This article first appeared on The Hill Blog |  By Robyn McGuckin, Vice …

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