The Council of the Global Environment Facility has approved the largest work programme of projects of the UN Food and Agriculture Organization so far. Working closely on the ground with partners and countries, these projects aim to improve millions of lives.

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An international research team has examined the links between extreme drought, biodiversity and production losses at global level. With the aid of a world-wide experiment in 100 locations on six continents, they have…

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Researchers at the Swiss Tropical and Public Health Institute (Swiss TPH) work closely with partners at Jigjiga University in the Somali Region. Their common goal is to improve health service delivery for pastoral and…

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Indian states in the Himalayas have experienced an alarming drop in precipitation in recent years which is believed to have been brought about largely by climate change. Lack of rain and snowfall is threatening farming…

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A quarter of the total global tea volume is produced under Voluntary Sustainability Standards (VSSs). But 90 per cent of this VSS-compliant tea is sold as conventionally produced, leaving smallholder farmers with high…

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