Forestry

18.07.2018

How to restore forests in displacement-affected areas, where heavy reliance on wood fuel puts forests and woodlands in jeopardy? The FAO and the UNHCR have launched a new handbook on forest management in displacement settings.more

Youth

11.07.2018

A new publication by the OECD takes a look at the working situation of the rural youth in developing countries. They work mainly in subsistence agriculture but they are often unsatisfied with their employment situation and...more

Agriculture

05.07.2018

Slowing population growth is expected to lead to a decelerating demand for food, according to the Agricultural Outlook 2018-2027 published by OECD and FAO.more

SDGs

27.06.2018

A new guide, published by FAO, provides 20 inter-connected actions to transform food and agriculture and lists concrete steps to speed up implementation of the Sustainable Development Agenda. more

SDGs

20.06.2018

Are we on track towards achieving the Sustainable Development Goals? Based on a wide range of data, the World Bank’s 2018 Atlas of Sustainable Development Goals shows progress and possibilities in global development.more

Food security

13.06.2018

Ending conflicts is important to reduce the need for food assistance, according to a report published by WFP. The authors examined what needs to be done to protect people from food crises.more

Rural development

06.06.2018

The food economy plays an important role in employment in West Africa, particularly in rural areas. This paper published by OECD takes a look at the current structure of employment in the West African food economy.more

Education

30.05.2018

While the gender gaps are closing, mobility has stalled for the last three decades, according to a report by the World Bank Group.more

Forestry

23.05.2018

Making forest concessions more transparent, accountable and pro-poor – this is the aim of the voluntary guidelines for forest concessions in the tropics, published by FAO. They are built on lessons learnt to offer practical...more

Soils

16.05.2018

The report “Soil pollution – a hidden reality” published by the FAO aims to summarise the current state of soil pollution, and to identify the main pollutants and their sources affecting human health and the environment, paying...more

Biodiversity

09.05.2018

A roadmap for businesses operating in some of the most biologically significant places on the planet has been published by the Key Biodiversity Area Partnership.more

Climate change

02.05.2018

This paper by CGIAR/CCAFS shows innovations and tools for countries to optimise the effectiveness and benefits of their National Adaptation Plans.more

Water

25.04.2018

The „World Water Development Report – Nature-based Solutions for Water“ proposes solutions to achieve better water management based on nature.more

Finance

18.04.2018

The vast majority of investment is still short-term oriented and commitments by the international community to create sustainable economies are not being met, warns the new report published by the UN.more

Social security

11.04.2018

The World Bank report The State of Social Safety Nets 2018 takes a look at social safety net programmes that exist globally. Although adoption of such programmes has increased in recent years, coverage remains inadequate.more

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