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The 2030 Agenda, with its five principles and 17 Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), has guided international efforts since 2015. At half-time for the SDGs, Julia Iversen, Head of the Competence Centre for Democracy,…

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Climate change

Germany raised its international climate financing to a new record level in 2022. In all, the German Federal Government made 6.39 billion euros out of its budgetary funds available for climate protection and climate…

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Climate change is felt around the globe. Floods, droughts, and extreme heatwaves are becoming more frequent. Sea levels are rising. These changes threaten the livelihood of people, in particular the poor and vulnerable.…

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Food systems

The agricultural and food sector is currently facing major challenges, and the need for a sustainable transformation of agricultural and food systems is more urgent than ever. The complex circumstances of this…

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Rural development

Rural development initiatives play a crucial role in uplifting the lives of people in remote areas and supporting agriculture production. But the vulnerability of ecosystems and rural communities is increasing.…

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The CompensACTION Initiative for food security and a healthy planet, launched by the German Federal Ministry for Economic Cooperation and Development (BMZ) in 2022, is gaining momentum. It aims to financially compensate…

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Agriculture

The fourth agricultural revolution is changing the way we produce and consume food. At the 6th International Rice Congress taking place in the Philippine capital Manila in October, experts from all over the world are to…

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Finance

Forum Environment and Development’s mid-July event in its series "Trafotalk – Gespräche zu Transformativer Finanzpolitik" (Talks on Transformative Financial Policy) addressed the IMF Special Drawing Rights.

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Forestry

On the 16th May, the European Council passed the Regulation on deforestation-free products. This regulation is meant to ensure that in future, agricultural commodities consumed in the European Union have not led to…

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Women

The German Agriculture Society (DLG) in cooperation with the Belgian international “Women in Ag” magazine, offer an international award to women in agriculture. The deadline for submission is the 15th August 2023.

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