22.03.2019

Access to water and sanitation is an internationally recognised human right. Yet, many people lack even the most basic of services. If the pressure on global water resources continues at current rates, the impact on Gross Domestic Product and global grain production in the next decades will be dramatic, experts warn.

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An international study analyses energy requirements for negative emissions technologies. They can help to mitigate climate change.

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The Rice Postharvest Management & Marketing project (RIPOMA) is a HELVETAS initiative in Tanzania aimed at increasing income of rural households and economically empowering women and young farmers. 

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By 2050, two thirds of the world’s population are expected to live in cities. The United Nations New Urban Agenda implies changing diets and thus the need to include sustainable food systems for the cities. So the rural areas...

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While the demand for livestock-derived foods is rising fast across Africa and Asia, driven largely by population growth in Africa and rising incomes in Asia, it remains low by western standards. This publication by ILRI addresses...

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