Monthly Archives: January 2012

Growing profits – and a greener planet

While many people are aware that agriculture is highly susceptible to the effects of climate change, few know that agricultural practices contribute about 14 percent of global greenhouse gas emissions. This has led to the development of an entirely new …
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My 2012 Annual Letter

Landesa is pleased to post Bill Gates’s Annual Letter as a guest blog feature. The Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation is committed to accelerating progress for the world’s rural poor, and Landesa is proud to be a grantee for their …
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A Development Practitioner’s Perspective on Reducing Malnutrition

The findings of a new study released this month showing that 42 percent of children under five in India are malnourished call into question some of the most fundamental assumptions about the connection between economic growth and development. It seemed …
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