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Biodiversity

50,000 wild species meet the needs of billions of people worldwide, and for millions they are an important source of income. 70 per cent of the world’s poor are directly dependent on wild species. However, many species…

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Food security

We are living in times of multiple crises. Given climate change, the Covid-19 pandemic and the war in Ukraine, Welthungerhilfe is warning of rising numbers of hunger victims.

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Ocean

The overuse of maritime natural resources and marine pollution are constantly increasing. The United Nations Ocean Conference started with the ambitious aim of safeguarding UN Sustainable Development Goal 14 (“Life below…

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Food crisis

Represented by its Foreign Secretary and Development and Agriculture Ministers, in the run-up to the G7 Summit, the German Federal Government invited around 50 representatives of governments, international organisations…

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At the European Development Days (EDDs) 2022, experts discussed the Global Gateway flagship’s impact in Africa, Latin America, Central Asia, the Indo-Pacific and the European Union neighbourhood. Additional events…

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Promoting dialogue and cooperation between Brazil and Europe is the aim of the “AgriTalks” event series, which took place in several European cities this year. The event in Berlin/Germany in late May was held under the…

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Climate change

The Bonn Climate Change Conference came to a close on 16 June after two weeks of intense work on important technical issues and preparing decisions for adoption at the UN Climate Change Conference (COP27) in Sharm…

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Biodiversity

We already have the solutions to halt global biodiversity loss right in front of us – in the form of the circular economy, a new study says.

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The world is currently experiencing a dramatic worsening of hunger crises. The G7 countries need to raise their efforts to combat hunger if a repeat of the 2007/2008 hunger crisis is to be avoided, Welthungerhilfe and…

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The African Emergency Food Production Facility will provide 20 million farmers with certified seeds, fertiliser and extension services. It will also support market growth and post-harvest management.

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Several countries are facing physical shortages of food, and many more are experiencing higher food, energy, and fertiliser prices. A new alliance aims to catalyse response to the food crisis.

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Youth

Participants at the Global Conference on the Elimination of Child Labour discussed how to end child labour. Without a breakthrough in the agricultural sector, the goal of ending child labour by 2025 (SDG 8.7) will not be…

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Desertification

At COP15 Parties committed on accelerating the restoration of one billion hectares of degraded land by 2030, boosting drought resilience and ensuring greater synergies among the three Rio Conventions.

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Climate change

The conservation and restoration of wetlands can help to reduce the concentration of CO2 in the atmosphere. The good news is that managing and restoring these ecosystems is working better and better.

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Biodiversity

Until now, measures to protect climate and biodiversity have often been developed in parallel, but many approaches can protect both climate and biodiversity.

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