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Monthly Archives: January, 2015

Giving a voice to the ‘missing’ women in India’s climate plans

Women have the power to put India on the course to a green sustainable future, specifically, poor rural women working in the agriculture sector. India’s economy...

G8 rice plantation project meets Nigeria resistance

Farmers in Nigeria's north eastern state of Taraba are being forced off lands they have farmed for generations to make way for US company...

Global campaigns make 2015 a significant year for sustainability

On Thursday 16 January 2015, we saw the launch of action/2015 – a historic campaign and global movement calling for the eradication of extreme poverty and...

AU, NEPAD launch roadmap for agriculture growth

The African Union Commission (AUC) and NEPAD Agency have launched the AU Implementation Strategy and Roadmap to achieve the 2014 Malabo Declaration, for agricultural...

Report: Africa must embrace ‘wet markets’ as key to food security

Studies find informal markets provide essential sources of food and income for millions of poor, with milk and meat that is often safer than...

Global plastic production rises, recycling lags

New Worldwatch Institute analysis explores trends in global plastic production and recycling For more than 50 years, global production of plastic has continued to rise....

World Bank supports Brazil climate-friendly projects with $400 million

The International Finance Corporation (IFC), a member of the World Bank Group, is providing a $400 million financing package for Banco Itaú Unibanco, one...

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Lagos trains 50 town planners in drones deployment

Lagos State Government began a two-week training of  50 town planners on Monday, February 6, 2023, on effective operation of drones to monitor...
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Death toll could increase eight-fold in Turkey quake, says WHO

The death toll from a strong earthquake in south-eastern Turkey, near Syria's border, could rise eight-fold, the World Health...

South African court to hear case challenging Monsanto/Bayer’s drought tolerant GM maize

After five years of protracted legal proceedings, the High Court in Pretoria, South Africa, will on Tuesday, February 7...

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Lagos trains 50 town planners in drones deployment

Lagos State Government began a two-week training of  50 town planners on...

Death toll could increase eight-fold in Turkey quake, says WHO

The death toll from a strong earthquake in south-eastern...