Floods, which are influenced by climate change, are a major driver of displacement. A new study helps to understand how the risks are changing and evaluates future displacement risks due to flooding from rivers overflowing their banks.

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Plants use the signalling molecule GABA (gamma-aminobutyric acid) to remember the dryness of a day, a recent study shows. This signalling molecule is known from animals to limit their water loss.

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Half of all Africans have no access to electricity. This is the result of a survey on the energy turnaround in Africa presented by Germany’s Federal Ministry for Economic Cooperation and Development (BMZ) in Berlin in…

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In the scientific community, just like among the development cooperation actors, there is far-reaching agreement that progress in development in the rural regions of our world not being at the level desired cannot be put…

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Heavy shocks like COVID-19 that disrupt food, health and economic systems are likely to increase over the next decades. Thus, these systems need to become more resilient to cope with further shocks. This year’s Global…

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