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2014-03-11 23:02:43

The report, published on January 29 by UNESCO, features the DAPP Teacher Training Program. The program has enrolled over 1,300 new teachers, and has made great strides in supporting female teachers. Elkridge, MD (PRWEB) March 11, 2014 UNESCO has published the latest edition of the Education for All Global Monitoring Report, which highlights the success of the Planet Aid-supported DAPP Teacher Training Program in Malawi, one of the many programs supported by Planet Aid. The report details...

2014-03-10 08:35:38

ARLINGTON, Va., March 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Global Guardian, the international security and emergency evacuation firm has added Haiti to the list of countries where it provides personnel tracking, emergency response, security, medical support, and evacuation services. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140310/PH79494LOGO "We've had a large demand for personnel tracking and emergency response services from both non-governmental aid organizations and religious groups who are...

2014-02-18 08:35:39

SARATOGA SPRINGS, N.Y., Feb. 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- American Farmland Trust (AFT) today announced it has received a $200,000 grant from the Local Economies Project of the New World Foundation to expand new, local markets for farmers through the Farm To Institution New York State Partnership (FINYS). The FINYS initiative expands markets for locally-grown agricultural products by working with colleges and universities, schools and other institutions to increase the amount of locally...

2014-02-11 23:28:24

Adam Rimes, Co-founder and President of Administrivia, a reliable and trusted provider of accounting, technology and human resource services for small businesses, has been elected to the Board of Directors of AID Atlanta. AID Atlanta is the Southeast’s oldest, largest, most comprehensive AIDS service organization. Atlanta, GA (PRWEB) February 11, 2014 “We are very pleased to welcome Adam Rimes to the AID Atlanta Board. Adam’s extensive financial experience working with the Atlanta...

2014-02-04 23:26:04

CabinetHardware.org is calling on businesses and individuals impacted as a result of freezing temperatures caused by the polar vortex that has hammered much of North America in recent weeks. The aim is Bloomfield, Conn.,to help business owners and families qualify for grant funding to get businesses back up and running, and help homeowners repair damage caused by severe weather. Bloomfield, CN (PRWEB) February 04, 2014 As freezing temperatures continue to grip most of the nation, home and...

2014-01-23 23:22:40

Efforts Will Include Increasing Access to Technology, Crop Biofortification and Capacity Building Wilmington, DE (PRWEB) January 23, 2014 On the margins of the World Economic Forum at DAVOS, DuPont and the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) formally announced a joint agreement to deepen efforts to reduce global hunger and poverty by enabling smallholder farmers access to proven, safe and transformative agricultural innovations. Signed by DuPont Executive Vice President...

2013-12-19 12:30:55

CAMBRIDGE, Mass., Dec. 19, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Farm Aid today announced that it distributed $573,514 in grant program funding this year. Farm Aid provided grants to 73 family farm and rural service organizations in 36 states and the District of Columbia that are working to strengthen family farm agriculture nationwide. "Efforts are underway in communities across the country to meet the needs of family farmers and eaters," said Farm Aid President Willie Nelson. "We are proud that...

2013-11-27 12:22:37

TORONTO, Nov. 27, 2013 /CNW/ - Canada's foreign aid could be more effective, were strategies in place that addressed the problem of weak host-country governance, which currently renders aid inefficient or even counter-productive, according to a report released today by the C.D. Howe Institute. In "Diplomacy, Trade and Aid: Searching for "Synergies," author John Richards proposes a mix of corporate social responsibility for Canadian firms engaged in trade with low-income countries,...

2013-11-13 20:23:37

Podcast with Oxfam staff on the ground available for download for broadcasters http://ipad.io/t5bx BOSTON, Nov. 13, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- International humanitarian relief and development organization Oxfam is responding to Typhoon Haiyan and currently has four teams in the affected areas (Northern Cebu, Leyte and Samar) providing household level water purification. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20080221/DC14723LOGO) "The coming days and weeks are critical....

2013-11-01 04:20:54

TOTLAND BAY, Isle of Wight, November 1, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- First Aid Services has expanded its list of training qualification available in the UK - the signing up of a sixth Ofqual Awarding Organisation will result in initially eight new Ofqual regulated courses being made available. Subject to approval, First Aid Services is also hopping to be able to offer Level 3 Education and Training (QCF) courses. The target is to have approval by January 2014. Mr Ian...