20.12.2014

At the Second International Conference on Nutrition (ICN2), held in Rome, Italy, in late November, the United Nations Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) and World Health Organization (WHO) discussed the issue of nutrition...

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12.12.2014

How can the clear-cutting of tropical rainforests be checked? One approach is to recultivate fallow land. This has been demonstrated in an international study on the basis of surveys in Ecuador’s mountainous regions.  

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17.11.2014

If the current trend in global meat demand persists, meat production will need to rise from 300 million tons today to 470 million tons by 2050. Climate and our natural resources would lose out, our author warns. In contrast, demand for... 

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17.11.2014

The livestock sector creates livelihoods for an estimated one billion people world-wide. Not only is the consumption of milk, meat and eggs an important source of protein and micronutrients and hence a crucial pillar of food security for... 

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15.12.2014

The regulations on timber imports have been tightened up world-wide. Importing certified tim-ber from sustainably managed forests contributes to environmental protection. A GIZ experts’ meeting with the Senate of Berlin/Germany on the... 

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15.12.2014

The Aid by Trade Foundation has established a new CmiA organic standard in awarding the biocertification to the Tanzanian cotton company BioSustain, thereby improving market access and social added-value added for African growers of... 

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20.12.2014

According to a new book, published by the Center for International Forestry Research, the speed of implementation has been much slower than expected when REDD+ was put at the top of the international climate agenda in 2007. 

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7-9 January 2015 - The Empress Hotel, Chiang Mai, Thailand

1st International Conference on Asian Highland Natural Resources Management 

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DLG-Wintertagung: Fortschritt nutzen – Zukunft gestalten
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15-17 January 2015 – CityCube, Berlin/Germany

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16-25 January 2015 – Berlin Fairgrounds; Berlin, Germany

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