Does power push knowledge when it comes to development in arid and semi-arid areas?

Does power push knowledge when it comes to development in arid and semi-arid areas?

The more I think about development challenges, and the more I see and hear people talking about them, the more I think they come down to a struggle between knowledge and power. Knowledge in the sense of who acquires the right, the space and the legitimacy to convey their knowledge – and who doesn’t. And power in the sense of...power.

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Head in the Clouds: The Dream of Harvesting Water from Fog

Head in the Clouds: The Dream of Harvesting Water from Fog

Dr. Schemenauer, the god-father of modern fog collection, persists in his work helping establish fog-water systems for isolated high-country communities in the developing world through FogQuest, the NGO he co-founded in 2000. He makes community engagement a priority in his projects.

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NEW REPORT: Giant Panda: WWF Wildlife and Climate Change Series

NEW REPORT: Giant Panda: WWF Wildlife and Climate Change Series

Giant pandas have a small population size, long generation time, low reproductive rate, and feed almost exclusively on bamboo, all of which make them less able to adapt to a changing climate. Explore these and other traits which make giant pandas vulnerable to climate change, as well as recommended climate-adaptive management strategies.

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