Our Livable Cities team was in Surabaya, Indonesia recently for the third preparatory meeting for the United Nations' Habitat III Summit on Housing and Sustainable Urban Development. Habitat III will take place in Quito, Ecuador, in October.
In our project Small Animals, Big Changes, along with our Bolivian partners CENDA, we promoted improved animal husbandry practices as a means of increasing the production and consumption of animal source foods (meat and eggs). Through some good planning, a lot of hard work and a bit of luck, we helped about 500 families in the highlands of Bolivia to improve their diets.
By Julia Keast, an intern with HealthBridge Vietnam
My second trip to Son La province brought more stunning landscapes as we ventured up into the mountains to visit commune health centres and meet with doctors, midwives, village health workers and new mothers and fathers.