23.08.2015

Five years after recognising water and basic sanitation as a human right, this right still remains beyond the reach of millions of people the world over. According to the latest UNICEF and WHO estimates, 663 million people are...

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27.08.2015

Deforestation of natural tropical forests for the establishment of oil palm, rubber and cacao plantations causes large amounts of carbon to be released into the atmosphere. German scientists are therefore calling on IPCC to recognise... 

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20.08.2015

Corruption considerably reduces the economic success of countries in the South, according to a study compiled by the Committee on Development of the European Parliament. Despite numerous initiatives against illegal money transfers, the... 

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25.08.2015

The United Nations Economic Commission for Africa (ECA), the German Federal Ministry for Economic Cooperation and Development (BMZ), and the World Bank signed a Declaration of Intent to establish a new Network of Excellence on Land... 

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14.08.2015

FAO signed a partnership agreement with Autogrill – the multinational food and beverage provider best known for its full-service motorway rest stops and airport restaurants – to cut food waste and introduce products of small-scale farmers... 

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17.08.2015

In the debate about food security and poverty alleviation the fishery sector is mostly mentioned only in passing, if at all, even though at least one billion people depend on fish as the main source of animal food and at least one-tenth of... 

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17.08.2015

During the last few years, the donor community has increased its efforts to reduce the large amounts of fish lost in the distribution chain in artisanal fishery, an endeavour that ought to be welcomed in principle. However, focusing on one... 

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