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Sustainable Development Goals

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...

Rwanda to plant 50,000 hectares of trees for 2017/18 Forest Planting Season

(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || ).push({}); Rwanda’s National Forest Planting Day and Season brings together millions of Rwandans to plant millions of trees in an effort to protect the environment and harness forest...

Are climate change pressures driving more mental illness in Africa?

(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || ).push({}); It’s long been clear that climate change is altering patterns of disease outbreaks in Africa, as worsening heatwaves take a toll and changing rainfall and temperatures drive...

Agricultural transformation strategy to guarantee 513m tons of additional food production

(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || ).push({}); The African Development Bank (AfDB) has developed a new initiative called the Technologies for African Agricultural Transformation (TAAT) initiative – a knowledge and innovation-based response to the...

Adesina to set up $ 250,000 fund for young farmers, agripreneurs

(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || ).push({}); Akinwumi Adesina, as the 2017 World Food Prize Laureate, In line with his avowed commitment to a new deal for youth empowerment, Adesina pledged devote the US...

World Food Prize laureates call for global action to save African crops

(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || ).push({}); The world’s anti-hunger organizations have an opportunity to prevent widespread destruction of African crops by stopping the spread of an insect, warn three of the most respected...

Climate change: Warmer oceans set to hit global marine diversity

(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || ).push({}); Climate change and warmer oceans are likely to change reef ecosystems worldwide, reducing the diversity of invertebrates such as crabs, lobsters and sea urchins, a latest Australia-led...

Trump’s US notifies UN of climate deal pull-out

The Trump administration has officially notified the United Nations that the US intends to pull out of the 2015 Paris climate pact. The State Department described its communication as a "strong message"...

Can trade deliver the UN’s 2030 agenda?

(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || ).push({}); by Amina Mohammed | United Nations Trade can be a source of prosperity, new ideas and shared values and ambitions. Today, the world strives to harness globalization...

FAO Director-General on role of rural women in freeing the world from hunger and...

(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || ).push({}); Rural women and girls are key agents of change to free the world from hunger and extreme poverty, said FAO Director-General José Graziano da Silva today at a...