Zenebe Uraguchi, November 2017 0

Postcard from Bhutan – what is money for?

Annick Vollmar & Zenebe Uraguchi Part 1 We were in Bhutan for a month-long work on entrepreneurship and financial literacy. We met with a number of people and stakeholders involved in starting and running businesses. We had also exchanges with farmers, financial institutions, businesses and other initiatives (like non-formal education) to understand the level of

Stefanie Kaegi, November 2017 0

23rd UN Climate Change Conference: HELVETAS Side Event

15th November 2017, Bonn This blog is about the side event of HELVETAS Swiss Intercooperation on “collaborating to scale up sustainable food systems in a changing climate” at the 23rd UN Climate Change Conference in Bonn, Germany. Climate change impacts most acutely the global water and food systems. Water productivity and agro-biodiversity are key adaptation measures to

Jane Carter, November 2017 0

“We have learned many things”…. Working with migrant families

with Sanat Sapkota “When our husbands or sons left, they left; we didn’t know anything. But now we understand about buying the ticket, getting the visa, leaving a copy of the documents behind, about what happens if someone dies and how the body should be brought back, about making savings, about managing money wisely –

Zenebe Uraguchi, October 2017 0

Walking the talk: a tale of three countries on “water integrity”

Jesper Elias Lauridsen & Zenebe Uraguchi Reaching the Sustainable Development Goal (SDG) of access to safely managed water and sanitation services by 2030 calls for countries to address root causes of inadequate or lacking water and sanitation services. For this, as stated in SDG 16, improvement in accountable and inclusive institutions/governance systems is essential. But