Palm oil production causes ecological problems. However, banning it would not be a sustainable solution, according to researchers, as this could have adverse economic and social effects in the producer countries. The…

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Representatives of the Bonn Alliance at the official opening of the ICB.

Combining the capacities of five organisations and institutions, the Innovation Campus Bonn has been launched in Germany’s “UN City” to boost sustainability research.

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The complex challenges of global supply chains demand innovative solutions. Civil society, governments and businesses have to pull together. Deutsche Gesellschaft für internationale Zusammenarbeit is participating in an…

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At the global conference of the 10 Year Programme on Sustainable Food Systems (SFS), which is strongly related to SDG 12, participants discussed ways towards more sustainable food production and consumption.

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The Spotlight Report on Sustainable Development 2018 includes a chapter on the links between food, health and the environment that calls for new priorities and approaches to make food systems sustainable. The Report was…

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The Food Sustainability Index 2017 is headed by France, followed by Japan and Germany. These countries stand out for their particularly sustainable food systems.

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More sustainable use of materials and energy would add an extra USD 2 trillion to the global economy by 2050.<br/> Photo: ©IFAD/Rindra Ramasomanana

If current trends continue, annual resource use per capita will grow by over 70 per cent by mid-century. According to experts from the International Resource Panel 2050, with resource efficiency measures the level of…

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In a recent research paper the International Center for Trade and Sustainable Development (ICTSD) focuses on Trade, Food Security and the 2030 Agenda on Sustainable Development. One ground-breaking commitment is to end…

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The Center for Development Research (ZEF) of the University of Bonn seeks to identify opportunities for marginalised rural farming communities to escape poverty by means of appropriate technologies in agriculture. With…

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At root, hunger is an issue of distributive justice.

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