Spencer Peck, a student of the University of Minnesota, provided technical assistance and legal background support to FAO Rwanda on the Kagera Transboundary Agro-Ecosystems Management Program. I was based at the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) in Kigali, Rwanda. FAO is the implementing agency for a Global Environmental Facility funded project that [...]
Michelle Chrastek, a student at the University of Minnesota, created a Communication Strategy for the FAO office in Rwanda to increase visibility about the work of FAO and the organization’s new strategic objectives. As a culminating experience to completing my Masters in Public Health degree at the University of Minnesota, I spent two months as a [...]
Last December, Oxfam published 23 essays from expert contributors each day for two weeks in an online discussion blog. Just recently, Oxfam compiled these essays into one final report. The organization found that while experts hotly debated on some issues, they also resoundingly agreed on others.