20.09.2019

Forest loss spikes despite the pledge to halve deforestation by 2020, an assessment of progress on protecting and restoring global forests shows. Deforestation has accelerated since the endorsement of the New York Declaration on Forests.

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World-wide tree seed trade is not as safe as previously assumed. Researchers of the Centre for Agriculture and Bioscience International (CABI), the Swiss Federal Institute for Forest, Snow and Landscape Research (WSL) and other...

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Ethiopia and Germany are taking their cooperation a step further by prototyping successfully tested approaches in the agricultural sector in larger parts of the country. A team of development experts are about to revive systemic...

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Agriculture

09.07.2019

New cultures or cultivation methods can provide higher yields, better income prospects and more sustainable production. However, it is not always easy to convince farmers of the advantages and find first movers....

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Achieving human well-being and eradicating poverty for all is still possible, but only if there is a fundamental change in the relationship between people and nature, scientists warn.

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