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Conflicts and extreme climate change threatens access to food in 39 countries

Unrelenting conflict and rapid climate change is continuing to reshape agriculture across the world, and contributing to major food shortages across 39 countries, which...

Kyrgyzstan advances forest monitoring in support of the Sustainable Development Goals

For the second time under the UNECE/FAO project “Accountability Systems for Sustainable Forest Management in the Caucasus and Central Asia”, Kyrgyz stakeholders met to...

A bio-based, reuse economy can feed the world and save the planet

Transforming pineapple skins into product packaging or using potato peels for fuel may sound far-fetched, but such innovations are gaining traction as it becomes clear...

Report: Drought and conflict leave millions more hungry in 2017

Driven largely by climate disasters and conflict, levels of acute hunger surged in 2017, leaving some 124 million people across 51 countries facing hunger...

Data can help to end malnutrition across Africa

In 2000, the United Nations hosted the largest gathering of political leaders ever held. At that meeting, all 189 UN member states, plus leading...

Nearly two-thirds of the population in South Sudan at risk of rising hunger

More than 7 million people in South Sudan - almost two-thirds of the population - could become severely food insecure in the coming months...

Save the seeds – and the living plants we eat and use

The ‘Doomsday Vault', storing the seeds of vital crops in an underground vault near Svalbard, Norway, will celebrate its 10th anniversary soon, drawing deserved...

How Increased Carbon Dioxide Levels Are Detrimental To Food and Nutrition

The UN has announced record average levels of CO2. So states the annual flagship report released October 30 by its World Meteorological Organization. The average...

Yemen facing largest famine the world has seen for decades

Yemen will be gripped by famine – one the likes of which the world has not seen in years – if the blockade on...

Climate change, food security and sustaining peace

‘We have succeeded at keeping famine at bay, we have not kept suffering at bay’, said UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres while briefing members of...

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Strategic Role of Business Incubators in Driving Indonesia’s Economic Transformation

Authors: Tuhu Nugraha and Temmy Debora* Indonesia is currently at...

Rethinking Public Sentiments in the SPS Agreement of the WTO: A Critical Analysis of Ardan’s View

Authors: Ryota Noguchi and Milly Ishihara* The essay entitled “The...

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