Haiti and Dominican Republic launch effort to create green borderHaiti and the Dominican Republic kicked off a joint project last month to increase vegetation cover and improve living conditions for people on both sides of the countries' shared border.
Orissa's women lead the way to safeguard turtles and spur new incomeAn effort to safeguard a rare species of turtle and boost fishing stocks in India's eastern coast has more than doubled the income of approximately 400,000 women.
New roads pave way to improved livelihoods in rural Lao PDRThese days, Timchai can make it to the market to sell her produce whatever the weather, thanks to a new village road.
Tajikistan: Clean energy project "lights up" rural livesA hydro power plant provides a regular supply of clean energy to a rural community south of the capital of Tajikistan.
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