Tags: Water & Energy
Inside Kenya’s Sauri Millennium Village: a Beacon of Progress in Integrated Development
The Borlaug Institute for International Agriculture visited Sauri Millennium Village in Kenya. In a blog post, they reflect on the their visit and the importance of an integrated approach to sustainable development, which is exemplified by the Millennium Village Project.
By Gabriel Saldaña - The Borlaug Institute for International Agriculture
Koraro: Innovative projects for a better use of precious water
Surrounded by an arid landscape and set on eroded soil, the Millennium Village of Koraro, Ethiopia, and its 55,000 inhabitants face an enormous challenge: how to maximize water use, especially for agriculture and smallholder irrigation.
By Stephen Ngigi
Coping mechanisms to face a devastating drought
Climate change is a reality in the Millennium Village of Dertu and Northern Kenya.
By Ahmed Mohamed
Dr. Stephen Ngigi on Water Management and Achieving the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs)
On the morning of November 19, 2009, more than 50 people gathered online and in the New York offices of Millennium Promise to participate in a roundtable discussion on water management initiatives in the Millennium Villages project (MVP).
By Lauren Isenman
Sauri farmers learn about new concepts in water and agriculture management
Fifty farmers, including 10 women, from Sauri Millennium Village, Western Kenya, were trained in July on new concepts in water and agriculture management by a team from the Arava Institute of Environmental Studies.
By Kenneth K’Awuor
Sauri Looks Back on Five Years of Success
Located in Western Kenya, Sauri was the first Millennium Village (MV) to see the light in 2005. Five years on, the project area has grown to nearly 70,000 people and has registered numerous successes in its multi-sectoral approach.
By Salome Munyendo
Hygiene: Talking About It to Clear the Air
‘Before, we were using the bush. Now we have latrines for boys and girls, and the headmaster told us how to use them.’ The 12-year-old boy’s candid explanation is a reminder of the lack of hygiene that still prevails in schools in rural and poor areas of sub-Saharan Africa.
By Joelle Bassoul Mojon
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