19.07.2019

Almost a year after the outbreak of Ebola was declared in eastern DRC, the number of new cases is at worrying levels. Enhanced efforts to defeat the deadly disease are urgently needed.

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Fairtrade certification benefits the members of agricultural cooperatives but do not necessarily improve income of smallholder farmers, say researchers who investigated the situation in smallholder farming in Côte d’Ivoire.

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In Pakistan's tribal areas, far from the centre of economic and political clout, there are limited opportunities for young people. Helvetas is contributing to the government's efforts in developing new prospects for them with a...

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Agriculture

09.07.2019

New cultures or cultivation methods can provide higher yields, better income prospects and more sustainable production. However, it is not always easy to convince farmers of the advantages and find first movers....

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The impacts of climate change and increasing inequality are undermining progress on the sustainable development agenda, threatening to reverse many of the gains made over the last decades, the annual UN report warns.

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