22.05.2018

African smallholder farmers are getting insurance pay-outs of USD 1.5 million from the R4 Rural Resilience Initiative after low rainfall.

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While it is acknowledged that forest biodiversity contributes to climate change mitigation through improved carbon sequestration, conversely, how climate affects relations between tree species diversity and forest productivity is...

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Under a commission for the German Federal Ministry for Economic Cooperation and Development (BMZ) KfW Development Bank is financing small-scale agriculture in the North and South Kivu regions of the Democratic Republic of the...

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Impact measurement

03.04.2018

On average, 400,000 US dollars and a period of three years is needed to measure the effect of a development intervention, the International Initiative for Impact Evaluation concludes from its activities. These are valuable...

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The report “Soil pollution – a hidden reality” published by the FAO aims to summarise the current state of soil pollution, and to identify the main pollutants and their sources affecting human health and the environment, paying...

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