maternal health

Environment
0 Bringing better nutrition to Tanzania’s farmers

Six percent of children were characterized as wasted (critically below healthy weight for the appropriate age group) in September 2012. Last month, that number reached zero after a steady decline. More children are considered on target now than a year ago by more than 10 percentage points.

Environment
0 Nature Conservancy saving Tanzanian mothers & kids to save chimps

Three years ago, David Banks went to a remote community in Tanzania to enlist the residents in ongoing efforts aimed at protecting the endangered chimpanzee population in the region.

David Banks. “Frankly, we got nowhere with that,” said Banks, director of the Africa program for the Nature Conservancy, one of the world’s leading environmental organizations (America’s largest such group) focused for most of its 60 years on buying parcels of land to preserve them from humanity’s frequently harmful activities.

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