The city garden in Rio feeds hundreds of families in the former ‘Krakland’

Rio de Janeiro, December 5, 2010 (FBC) The Manguinhos neighborhood in Rio de Janeiro, a smoker’s neighborhood and a garbage dump, has been converted into a community garden by feeding over 800 families at high prices. According to the coordinators of the Rio de Janeiro “Hortas Cariocaas” program, the city’s garden covers four football fields, … Read more

From garbage to gardening, a Nairobi resident helps with sleep deprivation

NAIROBI, Aug. 27 (Reuters) – Ten years ago, a sealed plot of land in Nairobi’s Dandora district was a rare plant for the city’s wealthy residents. Now the children are playing on the grass and the birds are singing in the branches above, relaxing among the avocado trees. Even the lush community garden has become … Read more

In the midst of a shortage of workers, the virus-free New Zealand border is set to reopen

Prime Minister Arder will unveil a strategy to reopen on Thursday Labor shortages hurt businesses, trigger inflation Nurses, midwives call for better pay and conditions Wellington, August 9 (Reuters) – New Zealand Prime Minister Jassinda Arder is set to reopen the country’s borders this week amid pressure from businesses and the public sector, which policymakers … Read more