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School Feeding Programs Improve Livelihoods, Diets, and Local Economies

Crossposting from the Worldwatch Institute's Nourishing the Planet. In many parts sub-Saharan Africa, 60 percent of children come to school in the morning without breakfast, if they attend school... visit us at www.borderjumpers.org...
by Border Jumpers on Apr 8, 2010

The unreality of an emergency

It is hard to imagine, but we put up our office next to this pool in a Santo Domingo hotel. From the 'pingpong room', which the hotel converted into an open office space for about 80 people, we manage the transport of aid cargo for most relief age...
by The Road to the Horizon on Feb 21, 2010

Aid, logistics, helicopters and Haiti

Last week, we flew with a team from the government to Jimani, Barahona and Cabo Rojo to check out the condition at the main border crossing between Haiti and the Dominican Republic, and two airstrips - one of which we already use as a contingency bas...
by The Road to the Horizon on Feb 14, 2010

Assessment trip to the Haiti border area

Two weeks ago, we got news of two small camps forming just across the border, in Haiti. These were mostly people treated at a hospital, and their relatives, both of which were in dire need of aid. Food aid is not just a question of "dropping food r...
by The Road to the Horizon on Feb 13, 2010

The BloggerAid Cook Book

The BloggerAid Cook Book is finally here. So what is so special about this book? Towards the beginning of this year that Giz of Equal Opportunity Kitchen , & Val of More Than Burnt Toast came up with the idea of a cook book. What makes it diffe...
by eCurry on Dec 19, 2009

Bill to Help Out Ill Workers is Good for Everyone's Health by Eric Ulrich NY Daily News Op/Ed

As local and national public health officials work overtime to stop the spread of swine flu, they have made sure to highlight common sense measures the public can take to do its part. Almost always, near the top of the list is simply avoiding people...
by Lost in the Ozone... on Dec 12, 2009

The Bloggeraid Cook Book

(Click on the picture to buy the book)Can you change the face of famine?Yes you can!When many willing hands come together led by pure inspiration anything is possible.As the first step the members of Bloggeraid contributed traditional recipes from th...
by TONGUE TICKLERS...... on Nov 25, 2009

Mother's Day: A day to honour ALL mums

May 10 is Mother's Day in many parts of the world. A day we give our mum some special attention, often in a way as a "thank you" for what they have passed on to us.But let's think a bit wider. Mother's Day is an opportunity to honour all mums in the...
by The Road to the Horizon on May 14, 2009

Some thoughts on Mother's Day. A day to honour ALL mums

May 10 is Mother's Day in many parts of the world. A day we give our mum some special attention, often in a way as a "thank you" for what they have passed on to us.But let's think a bit wider. Mother's Day is an opportunity to honour all mums in the...
by The Road to the Horizon on May 8, 2009

How about the HUMAN rescue plan?

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by The Road to the Horizon on Jan 29, 2009

COUNTRY REPRESENTATIVE, INDONESIA @ WFP

Due date: Feb 6, 2009World Population Foundation (WPF) seeks a dynamic, committed individual to lead its Indonesia programme. This position is based in Jakarta, Indonesia. In the third and fourth week of February 2009 interviews with short...

Two colleagues killed in Somalia this week.

On January 6th, three masked gunmen shot and killed 44-year-old Somali national Ibrahim Hussein Duale, while he was monitoring school feeding in a WFP-supported school in Yubsan village six kilometres from the Gedo region capital of Garbahare. Witnes...
by The Road to the Horizon on Jan 19, 2009

Goodbye to a friend.

We knew since a couple weeks Thomas was ill. But we did not know it was all going to be over this fast. Thomas passed away last Saturday.It seems like just yesterday, we're standing by the pool in the back of the office, smoking a cigarette. And now.
by The Road to the Horizon on Dec 22, 2008

Engagemang för rätt problem

Skrev för några dagar sedan artikeln Vad ska vi prioritera, vilken tog upp de felaktiga, och för människan, rent katastrofala prioriteringar som nu görs med anknytning till klimatdebatten.Jag kan inte bevisa det statistiskt men en inte alltför...
by Klimatbluffen on Dec 16, 2008


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