21.05.2019

Conflicts, the main drivers of food insecurity in the Near East and North Africa, are also undermining rural transformation efforts and widening rural-urban gaps. Inadequate rural transformation hampers efforts to eradicate hunger and malnutrition by 2030, FAO warns.

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Arsenic contamination in rice poses a serious health risk in many parts of the world. Now an international study has shown that husking rice before parboiling reduces arsenic content, potentially lowering the risk of cancer.

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On the occasion of the 4th Annual Meeting of the Tropical Forest Alliance 2020 in Bogota, Colombia, the German Government has announced its joining the Tropical Forest Alliance 2020. With this new partnership, Germany is...

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Nexus

03.04.2019

Recurring crises and protracted conflicts world-wide have become the new normal and are leading to fragility, insecurity and migration. Since refugees flee from their insecure region to a less fragile one, the demands in the new...

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The UNDP together with STRIVE and the Government of Japan launched a guidance note on financing for sustainable development across sectors.

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