Blog posts tagged to "masonry"

  • Datheputhe learning how to build earthquake–resilient walls for buildings in his village. All photos by author.

    Nepal earthquake victims learn masonry skills to build back better

    Published on Thursday, 29 October 2015

    The ADB-supported Skills Development Project in Nepal is conducting training courses for masons to learn how to build houses to make them more resilient to future natural hazards like the 2015 earthquake.

  • Women masons being trained in Viet Nam to run a biogas construction company. Photo by SNV

    Getting women actively involved in climate change mitigation

    Published on Friday, 07 August 2015

    Since women often spend the money they earn on services with wider societal benefits, what are the costs of direct or indirect exclusion? How can women become more actively engaged in climate planning, as well as receive and share the benefits of this engagement?