16.04.2018

Worsening land degradation caused by human activities is undermining the well-being of two fifths of humanity, driving species extinctions and intensifying climate change. It is also a major contributor to mass human migration and increased conflict.

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A survey by Germany’s University of Göttingen demonstrates that only a combination of organic and conventional cultivation methods can guarantee a globally sustainable agriculture.

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A joint side event organised by Plan International Germany and the German Federal Ministry of Economic Cooperation and Development (BMZ) at the margins of the 62nd Commission on the Status of Women (CSW) stressed the need to...

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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 vast majority of investment is still short-term oriented and commitments by the international community to create sustainable economies are not being met, warns the new report published by the UN.

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