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Agribusiness

The Global Agribusiness Forum has been organised by Brazil’s agrifood industry since 2012 in order to highlight the latest challenges the sector is facing. This year’s event focused on the topics of food security,…

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Biodiversity

More effort is needed to preserve the rich diversity of nature, according to the latest version of the Red List of Threatened Species.

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Agriculture

Vanilla cultivation on fallow land provides opportunities for smallholder farmers and conservation.

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Climate change

Improving animal health can help cut greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions, but more granular approaches to measuring progress are needed if countries are to include animal health data in their national climate commitments.

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Forestry

There is a huge demand for timber, and it is steadily growing, especially for packaging, the construction industry, bioplastics and bioenergy. But already now, the demand for timber cannot be met sustainably according to…

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SDGs

Cascading crises are putting the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development in grave danger, along with humanity’s very survival.

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Climate change

The Petersberg Climate Dialogue focused on the preparation of the COP27 Climate Change Conference in Egypt. The participants discussed the national and international challenges that efforts to combat climate change face.

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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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