These human rights defenders are standing up for others — and themselves

On this Human Rights Day, we bring you two stories of people from Moldova who have stood up for their rights and those of others. They have contributed to equality and justice, improving lives,…  

In “the biggest village in Europe”: a single mother develops a profitable business from ethno-tourism

Ana Statova, a single mother of two, has recently become a local celebrity in the Gagauzia region of Moldova. News about the traditional touristic complex „Gagauz Sofrasi” built in the village of…  

Buckwheat and almonds are the new raw materials for Moldovan briquettes

For the time being, renewable energy is the only opportunity for the Republic of Moldova to diversify its sources of energy supply and to improve its energy security. Out of all the renewable energy…  

Meet Pluk-O-Trak — the new innovative friend of Moldovan apple pickers

Mihai Chilianu is manager at a top Moldovan fruit production company. For some time now, he was dreaming to acquire an innovative semi-automated fruit harvesting machine. In August 2017, the company…  

Sound the alarm

Recent weather events around the world illustrate what scientists have long advised - that the peak intensity of severe storms increases as temperatures rise, and the refractory period between peaks…  

A Pill for Life

The alarm ‘wakes up’ Elena six times a day. It’s been happening for four years since she found out she was seropositive. “I am horrified to forget to take the antiretroviral medicine, so I set the…  

A new road for Parliament petitions

Since January 2016, all petitions received by Parliament are managed via a digital information system and since April 2017, citizens can submit petitions online, at  

Honey flows, bees remain

My business is the result of an idea that initially seemed impossible. I have believed much in it, however, and I guess this was what gave it power to materialize.  

Green energy reaches to the Lastarel kindergarten from Falesti

Winter will mean warmth and comfort for 140 children from Falesti town, as their kindergarten benefits from hot water generated by solar panels and heating from biomass energy thanks to the European…  

A beekeeper is “taming bees” in Moldova

He turned beekeeping, a traditional family occupation, into an innovative business. This is a story of a young engineer from Causeni who was always pushing to modernize beekeeping.  

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