Month: April 2017

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Haiti “For Profit” Sustainable Agroforesty Program Bears New Fruit in

Having achieved an initial goal of engaging local smallholder farming communities in planting 5 million trees, Haiti's Smallholder Farmers Alliance and Timberland continue down an extraordinary path that's helping smallholder farmers in southwest Haiti recover from Hurricane Matthew and promoting revivial of smallholder farm cotton production in Latin America and the Caribbean.Read More

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Global Renewable Power Capacity Breaches Two Terawatt Mark

Global renewable power generation capacity rose 161 gigawatts (GW) to 2.006 terawatts (TW) in 2016, marking the eighth consecutive year of 8-9 percent annual growth, according to IRENA (International Renewable Energy Agency). At that rate, capacity will double again in eight to nine years.Read More