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    20th June: World Refugee Day

    Today is the World Refugee Day. Globally, there are 25.4 millions of people who are refugees. Half of them are women or young girls.

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  • ICEI Sri Lanka Sri Prom

    Research, development and innovation in Sri Lanka

    In Sri Lanka our work aims at contributing to the socio-economic develpment of people living in rural areas and at promote sustainable production of two main traditional products: rice and spices.
    We are working on the development of a bio-fertiliser to be used by farmers in order to improve the quality of their products, thus introducing a valid alternative to chemical products.

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  • Inle Lake: many Western tourists are abandoning the lake’s attractions. Which impacts on local people?

    Our PC and country representative, Mr Giuseppe Pogliari, has brought us to discover the daily lives of people living around the Inle lake, Myanmar, where we are working to promote responsible tourism projects. “At 6:30 of a morning in March the streets of Nyaung Shwe are starting to get lively but remain quiet, especially in […]

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  • Project MILE has started!

    The first study visit of the project MILE took place in Innsbruck  from the 27 to the 29 of March and was organised by the partner partner Verein Multikulturelle. The visit gave all participants the opportunity to explore and get to know better the Austrian system on labour integration of migrants and foreign workers, thanks to […]

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  • INCAmmino –Community-based tourism on the banks of Titicaca lake

    Santiago de Okola is a small rural community composed of 90 Aymara families living on the banks of Titicaca lake and mainly living on fishing and subsistence farming of crops like potato, beans and quinoa, the typical crops of Bolivia’s Andean region. In 2008, 12 families of the community established an Impresa Turistica Comunitaria (ITC) […]

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  • Inle: biodiversity and sustainable tourism

    In Myanmar, we are carrying forward many activities  aimed to promote responsible tourism. Many events of training and exchange of skills, such as the recently concluded Training held at Nyaung Shwe, are at the core of our action. Among others, a training session on “Biodiversity and sustainable tourism” has been conducted on January 14-16, 2019. […]

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  • Our commitment to Mozambique

    ICEI is operating in Mozambique with 4 agricultural and environmental programmes located in the province of Zambezia, in the Northern-central part of the country. Under these programmes, ICEI is implementing an innovative farming approach, the Successional Agro- forestry Systems (SAFs), based on the concepts of syntropic agriculture developed by Ernst Gotsch in Brazil nearly 3 decades ago.

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  • Wasantha story

    We want to tell you about our commitment in Italy and worldwide bringing the voices of our projects’ beneficiaries’. The following one is the story of Wasantha, who lives in Atala village, in Sri Lanka, where we are implementing many different projects

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  • Pa-O foresee the future

    During the identification of the local communities within the EPIC project, in Burma, one of the ethnic groups we met is the Pa-O. Around 70 thousands Pa-O live in the south-east of Asia, but the majority is located on the hills around Inle lake, in the south-west part of Shan state.

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  • Today CoLomba (Cooperazione Lombardia), the bigger italian solidarity entity on a regional basis, composed by more than 100 members – has completed the assembly process started last June. The new Secretary has been elected: Alfredo Somoza, President of ICEI, will be also the President of CoLomba for the next 4 years.

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