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Press release: Voice of Witness and IDEX partner to share missing stories of food sovereignty

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Voice of Witness and IDEX are launching a collaborative book and outreach project to highlight the urgent and inspiring stories of small-scale farmers and leaders in South Africa and Zimbabwe are supplying and demanding healthy and sustainably-grown food.

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Beyond climate change platitudes: Getting to grassroots solutions

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Highlighting an IDEX article in the Stanford Social Innovation Review that shares the reasoning behind the Grassroots Climate Solutions Fund.

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The IDEX Academy, in poetry and pictures

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Sharing “IDEX ACADEMY No. 3,” a poem by Betsy Hale, IDEX Academy graduate and mentor, along with photos of the event.

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Poetry Pause: Climate Justice and Food Sovereignty Now!

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A poem by Elizabeth Mpofu, Chairperson of Zimbabwe Smallholder Organic Farmers Forum (ZIMSOFF) and General Coordinator of the international peasant movement La Via Campesina.

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A Masterclass on “Buen Vivir”

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Insights from the Mayan Tzeltal cosmovision shared by María Estela Barco Huerta of DESMI.

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Rebuilding Nepal means supporting people to move forward (interview)

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An interview with Prativa Subedi, Founder and President of Women Awareness Center Nepal

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Philanthropy Lessons: Who Knows More? (Video)

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“Listening, learning, paying attention, attending to, sharing power and resources… It’s all important.” ~Rajasvini Bhansali in Exponent’s Philanthropy Lessons video series

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Philanthropy’s missed opportunity: Grassroots solutions to climate change

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By Rajasvini Bhansali, IDEX Executive Director We were at a funders dinner the day after the People’s Climate March in New York City in 2014. Never before had the world seen a more unified global voice, 500,000-person strong around the world, calling for world leaders to take action on climate change. Two large institutional funders at the […]

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The elephant in the room: Industrial agriculture and the drought crisis in southern Africa

Drought-stricken Tshaneni, KwaZulu-Natal, overlooking the Jozini Dam. Photo by Vanessa Black, courtesy of Biowatch

A statement and brief shared by Biowatch, an IDEX partner in Durban, South Africa.

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IDEX partner GRAVIS featured on PBS NewsHour

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Learn how long-term IDEX partner GRAVIS is responding to health issues created by mining sandstone in India’s Rajasthan desert.

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