Rural India is facing a severe second wave of COVID. While it’s important to stem the spread of COVID through widespread education and pandemic management, including vaccination and home care, it is equally urgent that we look at the economic distress faced by wage workers, farmers and vulnerable households in the context of day to day survival.
On 21 May, ILS LEDA presented the semi-annual report of activities carried out in the framework of the CROLET project.
The project, leaded by WeWorld and implemented by both Tunisian and Italian organisations, intends to reduce emigration, by offering greater job opportunities in the territories of Sidi Bouzid e Kebili governorates (Tunisia). It offers a model of local development based on public-private participatory governance, aimed at enhancing endogenous value chains and ensuring competitive, inclusive and sustainable development.
University of Toronto, in collaboration with the Ministry of Education, Training, Advanced Learning and Scientific Research of Canada is launching the Canada Graduate Scholarship Program to attract international students who want to study or research at the University of Toronto.
The increasingly protracted and complex nature of most crises has driven local populations, local organisations and the aid community to a difficult position to save lives and provide resort, while trying to address the root causes of needs, vulnerabilities and risks; and ensuring a long-term, sustainable impact of their interventions.