The soil’s potential to store carbon dioxide has not received enough attention over the last years, researchers say while formulating a strategy against the greenhouse effect. The strategy addresses two goals at the same time: climate protection and food security.

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In a recent study published in Nature Communications, an international research team questions scientific and policy narratives around the potential of ocean aquaculture to solely contribute to food and nutrition…

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In May 2020 Helvetas was in one of the 20 teams participating in the #SmartDevelopmentHack, a joint initiative by the German Ministry for Economic Cooperation and Development (BMZ) and the EU Commission to find…

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Health

New infectious animal diseases that affect public health and have the capacity to cross borders will continue to emerge around the globe. These diseases could potentially develop human-to-human transmissibility; thus…

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The 2020 edition of the annual SOFA report focuses on water. To achieve the SDGs, more productive and sustainable use of freshwater and rainwater in agriculture must be ensured, the report states.

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