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Innovation to Realize a Food Secure Kenya

1.9 billion tons of food is lost in Kenya. Yes, you read that right. 1.9 Billion tons of food. Yearly.This is a sad state of affairs given that in Ken…

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The Virtual Greenhouse Sessions Series Kicks off in Kenya

All across the world, the warning lights have been flashing brighter with each passing day. Flash flooding, heat waves, prolonged drought, irregular s…

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Imagining a Future where Nature and Urban Development Co-Exist in Kenya

Over the past 20 years, when Kenya’s economy has grown exponentially, there has been an interesting trend: the environment has become a secondary co…

Education for Change: The Role of Creativity and Imagination

A year ago, I had left teaching to pursue a new career path . With a passion for nature and a scientific background in ecology, I was looking to find …

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Hungry for Change? Do Something About It

One of the things that humanity is currently trying to grapple with is the need to balance between development and conserving the natural world. For d…

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Creative Leadership in Times of Vulnerability

By Renata Ferreira, Amani Fellow from Brazil in 2018.Picture by @jamesponddotcoJust over four months ago, the first cases of COVID-19 were reported in…

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How to Get Your Money’s Worth from Training your Staff

For many small and growing businesses (SGBs) sending an employee to a course or a program can be a big investment – timewise and financially. Hence,…

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How to build a career with purpose from your passions

Cassia Suguinoshita, Amani Fellow in India tells how Social Innovation Management Program (SIM) was fundamental to her career in sustainable fashionWh…

Professional life after 50

Get to know how Maturi Jobs contributes to creating a culture of valuing professional experience in Brazil and thereby creating employability for elde…

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Out of sight – out of mind? An Interview with Wanjiku Njuguna 

Prison systems across the globe are in dire need of innovation. This is also true - or more urgently so even - for countries in which other pressing p…

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