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Locust Crisis

秋霞电影网在线观看伦The World Bank’s locust emergency response program will help millions in affected countries protect, recover, and rebuild livelihoods through cash transfers and temporary job programs.

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Taking care of the land and preserving biodiversity – through healthy soil, reliable water access and pollinators – is vital for providing livelihoods for rural populations, particularly during times of economic shock like that caused by the current COVID-19 pandemic.

 

Healthy ecosystems have been shown to provide a lifeline to the poorest. The Poverty Environment Network project that collects income data of forest adjacent communities from 24 countries, estimates that environmental income (most of it from the forest) represents 28 percent of total income of these households (Angelsen et al, 2014). Read More.

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