12.11.2018

Unsafe food and foodborne diseases create high costs in low- and middle-income countries. According to experts from the World Bank, better managing the safety of food would significantly contribute to achieving multiple Sustainable Development Goals, especially those relating to poverty, hunger and well-being.

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A formula used to calculate basic wood density has recently been corrected. Basic density is widely used to compute carbon storage by trees. French researchers estimate that the error in the initial formula resulted in an...

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At the world’s largest scientific conference on rice, three international institutions recognised the global significance of rice as a vehicle for economic prosperity, international development, and climate change adaptation and...

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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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In six different sections, the UNFPA report looks at the choice of having children, reproductive rights and fertility rates and compares demographic transitions across the globe.

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