Deaths are lower in the fourth COVID-19 wave on the African continent than in the previous waves and hospitalisations have remained low, according to WHO.

 

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The Swiss Federal Laboratories for Materials Science and Technology (Empa) and the retailer Lidl Switzerland have jointly developed a cellulose protective coating for fruit and vegetables. The novel coating is made from…

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In 2018, the United Nations adopted the Declaration on the Rights of Peasants and Other People Working in Rural Areas (UNDROP). A coalition of Swiss NGOs are working for UNDROP’s implementation in and by Switzerland.…

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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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As well as shedding light on agricultural plastic products that are used globally in a range of different value chains, the report also identifies sustainable alternative products and practices.

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