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Sustainable Development Goals

Japan offers to help end hunger in Africa -251M people facing ...

(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || ).push({}); The Sasakawa Association will work with the Japan International Corporation Agency (JICA), to help double rice production to 50 million tonnes by 2030. Japanese Prime...

From thorny to tasty: UN agriculture agency looking at cactus as climate resilient food

(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || ).push({}); With the reality of climate change becoming more real by the day, including its impact on food sources, the United Nations Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) is...

Africa crafts message of sustainability for international climate negotiations

(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || ).push({}); Action on climate change and sustainable development together is the way forward for Africa. That is the top-line message that regional, public and private sector delegates will...

UN assembly starts drafting plan for ‘pollution-free planet’

(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || ).push({}); Humans are poisoning their environment and themselves at an alarming rate, with pollution of the oceans, soil and air now the biggest killer, a UN conference heard...

Ugandan; Rose Mwebaza appointed to head UN Climate Technology Centre

(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || ).push({}); Makerere University’s former head of commercial law and deputy dean of School of Law Dr. Rose Mwebaza has been appointed the new Director of the Climate...

Rainwater recycling, artificial wetlands -‘green’ solutions to global water crisis?

(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || ).push({}); “We need new solutions in managing water resources so as to meet emerging challenges to water security caused by population growth and climate change,” said Audrey Azoulay,...

Launch of the UCLG Africa Climate Task Force

(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || ).push({}); The 23rd Conference of the Parties (COP23) of the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) held in Bonn, Germany from November 6 -17 2017, provided...

Bonn: UN climate conference aims for greater ambition

(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || ).push({}); The United Nations Climate Conference opened on Monday in Bonn, Germany, with the aim of a greater ambition for climate action, as the world body’s weather agency...

Extreme Weather and Climate Change Among Top Risks Facing World – WEF

(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || ).push({}); Extreme weather events such as droughts, failure to reduce carbon emissions and build climate resilience, and natural disasters are among the top risks that pose a serious...

Study: Clean cooking leads to increased birth weight in newborns

(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || ).push({}); A new study has found that replacing traditional cookstoves that burn wood and kerosene with clean-burning ethanol cookstoves can have a positive impact on birth outcomes, further...