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New USAID program to promote smart growth and investment in Asia

October 4, 2017
Today, the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) announced a five-year regional program to promote private finance and investment in the agriculture, forestry and other land uses (AFOLU)...

In Ethiopia, forest communities' voices heard loud and clear

September 15, 2017
In 2010, during the USAID-funded Cultural Dialogue Initiative project, Pact’s Ethiopia team supported eight kebeles, or villages, to establish participatory forestry management frameworks, including...
Dirk Jan Koch and Jolien Van Ooijen observing the WORTH for miners module.

Government of Netherlands Special Envoy on Natural Resources visits Pact in Goma

July 10, 2017
On June 7, Pact’s office in Goma, Democratic Republic of the Congo, received a delegation from the Government of the Netherlands. The Special Envoy for Natural Resources of the Ministry of Foreign...

For women who mine gemstones in Tanzania, knowledge is economic power

April 25, 2017
Last year, as part of its Mines to Markets program, Pact launched a partnership with Gemological Institute of America to test a new rough gem guide. It's helping women miners improve their...

Pact’s Integrated Approach to Natural Resource Management

April 19, 2017
Around the world, Pact is taking on environmental challenges in partnership with local communities, building their capacity to responsibly manage their natural resources while improving their lives....

‘If people cannot eat, we will never succeed’: How integrated development is saving Liberia’s forests

April 10, 2017
With some of the richest biodiversity on the planet, Liberia's forests must be preserved. But for communities who depend on them for a living, the problem requires economic, systemic solutions.

Photo story: Emelda

March 31, 2017
Meet a Zimbabwean gold miner where she works.

‘I never had this idea before’: In Liberia, using entrepreneurship to improve lives & forests

March 22, 2017
Patricia Wantoe never earned income before joining a Pact WORTH group. Today, her business is supporting her family, and she's no longer cutting down trees to survive.

Environmental journalists net stories in the Mekong

March 22, 2017
With help from Pact's Mekong Partnership for the Environment project, journalists are working together to raise awareness about dangers to the Mekong River.

In Ethiopia, seeing the forest for the trees

March 22, 2017
A tool for effective forest management helps the African nation's Godere Forest.

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