Articles about NextGen

John A. Lanier is Named to Georgia Trend's 40 Under 40 List

John A. Lanier has been named to Georgia Trend's annual 40 Under 40 List.

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An Amazing Agroforestry Story: The Inga Model in Central America

In 2019 the Foundation's NextGen Committee Awarded a $100,000 grant to Inga Foundation for their work in Honduras. Inga Foundation's Mike Hands recently presented a webinar on the Life Saves the Planet Lecture Series with Rattan Lal of Ohio State University and Mike also had a paper published in the Royal Society Open Science Journal.

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Ray C. Anderson Foundation's NextGen Committee Awards $100,000 Grant to Cultural Survival

The NextGen Committee of the Ray C. Anderson Foundation has awarded a $100,000 grant to Cultural Survival to support grassroots Indigenous solutions to climate change.

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Three Innovations Leading the Fight to Save the World's Forests

Reprinted from World Economic Forum

A focus on forests is a key part of the solution to effectively address the twin crises of climate change and biodiversity loss.

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Inga Foundation's Work Featured in EcoWatch

Reprinted from EcoWatch

Inga Foundation was the recipient of the 2019 NextGen $100,000 Grant. Their work was just featured by Yale Climate Connections and EcoWatch.

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Inga Trees' Land Restoration Technique Improves Food Security in Honduras

Reprinted from Forests News

Our NextGen Committee just closed their RFP for a $100,000 grant that will be awarded in 2021 to reduce existing and avoid future greenhouse gas emissions. Last year's winner was Inga Trees USA. Here's their story.

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Brightening Our Corner Newsletter - May 2020

Our quarterly newsletter is out. Check it out for all of the latest news from the Foundation and our key funding initiatives.

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Planting Trees to Grow Food: Inga Cropping Provides Food Security for Farmers and Organic Crops for Industry

Reprinted from FoodNavigator-latam.com

Inga alley cropping is a sustainable farming model that boosts food security, reduces rainforest destruction and provides organic crops such as cocoa and vanilla for the food industry.

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NextGen Committee Issues Call for Proposals for 2021 Grant

The NextGen Committee of the Ray C. Anderson Foundation has issued a call for proposals for one $100,000 grant to fund work in the 2021 calendar year for new or existing programs that will help to reduce global warming.

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Agroforestry land restoration technique improves food security in Honduras

Reprinted from Forests News

Five years ago, farmer Damas Nunez had reached a point of economic desperation. He had decided his best option to feed his family was to flee north to the United States from Honduras, despite the risks involved. He made a farewell visit to a friend with a farm in the upper Cangrejal Valley and was astounded to see a beautiful crop of corn and a large stack of firewood, plentiful enough to last a year.

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