10.12.2018

The UN General Assembly passed a resolution in November adopting the Declaration on the rights of peasants and other people working in rural areas. The majority of the states supported this.

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The power of citizen science to contribute to both science and society is gaining recognition, particularly in physics and biology. Although there is a long history of public engagement in agriculture and food science, the term...

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Team-up is the name of a new initiative that the German Federal Ministry for Economic Cooperation and Development (BMZ) has launched together with private foundations with the aim of improving prospects for young people in rural...

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Gender equity

25.09.2018

No doubt a lot has happened in terms of gender equity and equality over the last few decades. There are women who head states and hold high positions in international organisations. There are women who successfully lead...

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Global food systems are failing humanity and speeding up climate change, according to a new report from 130 national academies published in November 2018 in the foreground to COP24.

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