22.03.2017

Fall armyworm outbreak is threatening food security in southern Africa that is reeling from the effects of consecutive droughts. This pest is relatively new to the African continent; in the past it occurred mainly in the Americas.

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More effective therapies for malaria infections may soon be available. Researchers at the Universities of Bayreuth and Jerusalem have developed a novel method to release active agents and the new agent “Artemisone” for this...

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The goals of the 2030 Agenda cannot be realised without bringing gender equality to the centre of development co-operation. Although women play a key role in food and nutrition security, only a small number of them have access to...

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Trade

20.03.2017

Trade can make an important contribution to sustainable economic development and poverty reduction provided that it can be made fair and inclusive. This is also reflected in the Sustainable Development Goals, but it is also borne...

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Additional efforts are needed to meet the target of ending hunger by 2030 warns an FAO report.

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