Desertification

07.12.2016

Recognition of the true value of ecosystem services, and of the opportunities they offer, will enable better planning and realization of the full economic potential of dryland ecosystems.more

Climate change

30.11.2016

The Global Climate Risk Index 2017 perceives that between 1996 and 2015, more than 528 000 people died worldwide as a direct result of almost 11 000 extreme weather events.more

Youth

23.11.2016

The combination of agriculture and entrepreneurship is the key to addressing the youth employment challenge. This is particularly true for Africa, perceives new report.more

Population

16.11.2016

Will the 10-year-olds of today be healthier, free of extreme poverty, and full and equal participants in their communities and nations 15 years from now? asks this UNFPA report.more

Food security

09.11.2016

This year’s edition of the Watch turns the spotlight on people-centered monitoring of the right to food and nutrition.more

Food security

02.11.2016

The pledge to eradicate hunger and poverty must go hand in hand with rapid transformations of farming and food systems to cope with a warmer world, says FAO a new report. more

Poverty reduction

26.10.2016

Despite progress, extreme poverty remains unacceptably high, especially in Sub-Saharan Africa, notes World Bank report.more

Rural women

19.10.2016

The studies report on an interconnected mix of legal, religious, educational, economic, social and political reasons for discriminatory inheritance practices.more

Coastal protection

12.10.2016

This report considers the economic costs of climate adaptation, and proposes adaptation strategies for areas including infrastructure and buildings, coastal protection, water resources, flooding and agriculture, with special...more

Land

05.10.2016

Millions of hectares of land have been acquired by investors to meet rising demand for food and biofuels, or for speculation at the expense of those who need the land most and are best placed to protect it says Oxfam report. more

Biodiversity

28.09.2016

This report perceives that seed diversity is being eroded and community based seed systems are under threat. more

Rural development

21.09.2016

States must invest in rural people, technology, infrastructure, social protection and - especially - strong institutions, says IFAD report.more

Biodiversity

14.09.2016

The report urges all stakeholders to do more to effectively protect the world’s most biologically diverse spaces.more

Africa

07.09.2016

The African Development Report 2015 highlights the intermediating role of various forms of inequality that limit the transformation of Africa’s growth into prosperity for all.more

SDGs

25.08.2016

Issues addressed in the 2016 “Spotlight on Sustainable Development” report include an assessment of the transformation of agricultural and food systems in order to achieve SDG 2.more

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