To Conserve Water for Agriculture, a Solution from the Desert
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By Naty Barak (Netafim), interviewed by Nina Kruschwitz When it comes to agriculture, sustainability can mean many different things: Providing access to markets for smaller farmers; reducing pollution from pesticides or chemical fertilizers; limiting deforestation and habitat loss; managing soil to avoid nutrient depletion or erosion; or ensuring efficient use of water resources. In arid […]

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The Girl Effect

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The Girl Effect believes that investing in girls benefits an entire community not just for this generation but for generations to come. They first made waves in 2008 for their animated video “The Girl Effect,” and last month, they released the follow-up “The Girl Effect: The Clock is Ticking.”

The Girl Effect focuses its efforts on literacy, reducing teen pregnancies and marriages, giving girls better job opportunities, and stopping the spread of HIV. To donate to one of their specific programs, go to http://www.globalgiving.org/girleffect/, and to learn more about the Girl Effect, check out their website at http://www.girleffect.org.

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