The Convention on the Worst Forms of Child Labour has now been ratified by all member states of the International Labour Organization. Child labour is particularly abundant in agriculture.

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To make cyanide-free cassava a reality, researchers at the Innovative Genomics Institute (IGI) in Berkeley, USA, are using CRISPR genome editing to block the production of cyanide.

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A virtual five-day conference hosted by the German development cooperation will take place in collaborative partnership with SIWI, featured by WWWeek@Home. Five thematic days will tackle a multitude of water issues from…

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Fisheries

In the debate about food security and poverty alleviation the fishery sector is mostly mentioned only in passing, if at all, even though at least one billion people depend on fish as the main source of animal food and at…

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This report emphasises the threat that wildlife trafficking poses to nature and the biodiversity of the planet. The COVID-19 pandemic has shown that wildlife crime is a threat not only to the environment and…

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