18.08.2016

A new study shows to where and to what extent palm oil plantations could be expanded, while avoiding further deforestation in pristine and carbon-rich tropical forests.

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19.08.2016

The use of a newly-developed mosquito trap incorporating human odour has resulted in a 70 per cent decline in the population of the most significant malaria mosquito on the Kenyan island of Rusinga. The number of malaria infections then... 

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17.08.2016

With the involvement of diverse stakeholders, the face of development has changed. This report notes that there is an urgent need to mobilise unprecedented resources to achieve the ambitious Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). 

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10.08.2016

HELVETAS Swiss Intercooperation has summarised the most important information on how agriculture is dealing with climate change and experience with its corresponding projects in a factsheet. 

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Global areas for application are countries with high incidence of fog on arid sea coasts. <br/>Photo: © WasserStiftung
02.08.2016

The German Technical and Scientific Association for Gas and Water (DVGW) is supporting a project to harvest drinking water in Morocco. On its mesh surface, the CloudFisher fog collector can harvest up to 36,000 litres of water a day for... 

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13.07.2016

Since the European Union removed the milk quota in April 2015, milk production has risen by just below four per cent in the Member States. NGOs fear that growing EU exports are destroying the livelihoods of countless milk producers in the... 

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21.07.2016

There are many reasons why young people in Africa are turning their backs on agriculture. Our author is convinced that here, access to technology, in particular tractors, is the crucial aspect. 

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