18.10.2018

Billions of people depend on oceans for their livelihoods but the pollution of the world`s oceans is getting worse. A new initiative will provide financing for projects aiming to reduce marine litter.

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The massive rice collection stored at the International Rice Research Institute is to receive permanent financial backing from the Crop Trust, saving almost all known varieties of rice crops, forever. The grant will secure the...

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In the framework of the Sustainable Rice Platform (SRP) in South-East Asian countries, Deutsche Gesellschaft für internationale Zusammenarbeit (giz) has implemented the Better Rice Initiative Asia (BRIA), improving the income of...

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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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Despite decline in extreme poverty, broader measures show billions still struggle to meet basic needs. Global poverty has fallen to a new low of 10 per cent. But poverty rates remain high in low-income countries, countries...

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