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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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What do cherry blossoms teach us about climate justice?

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A lot. Here’s 5 reflections.

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Boletín de prensa: Campesinos, científicos y movimientos sociales mexicanos ganan batalla legal a corporaciones trasnacionales

Para lanzamiento inmediato: 8 de marzo de 2016 Esta mañana el Segundo Tribunal Unitario en materias Civil y Administrativa, encabezado por el magistrado federal, Benjamín Soto Sánchez, notificó la sentencia de apelación por la que ordena a la Secretaría de Agricultura, Ganadería, Desarrollo Rural, Pesca y Alimentación, SAGARPA, abstenerse de otorgar permisos de liberación o […]

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Press Release: Mexican Peasant Farmers, Scientists, Social Movements win legal battle against transnational corporations

For Immediate Release: March 8, 2016 This morning the Second Unitarian Tribunal in Civil and Administrative matters, headed by the federal magistrate, Benjamin Soto Sanchez, announced the ruling of the appeal made by the Secretary of Agriculture, Livestock, Rural Development, Fisheries and Food (SAGARPA) in refraining from issuing permits to release or plant GM maize […]

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A new bottom line for Chiapas

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In Mexico’s most impoverished province, a powerful model for transforming our current economic and food systems for the better has taken root. At the core of one of the oldest and most reputable community-based organizations in the state of Chiapas, Social and Economic Development of Indigenous Mexicans (Desarrollo Económico Social de los Mexicanos Indígenas, or […]

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Berta Cáceres, ¡Presente!

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When the powerful extinguish a light like Berta Cáceres, it is up to all of us to burn brighter. A round up of statements, readings and actions about the murder of the powerful Honduran indigenous activist.

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