26.06.2017

Over recent years China has made considerable investments in its afforestation programme. A new study that takes stock of the successes achieved differentiates between new tree plantations and “real” forest areas.

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At the United Nations’ Ocean Conference, researchers from the Institute for Advanced Sustainability Studies (IASS) and their colleagues from partner institutes presented a new report which examines the role of regional marine...

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The Organic and Fair Trade Rice Project supports small rice farmers in India and Thailand in improving their livelihoods through organic farming practices and access to markets via a direct long-term partnership of HELVETAS with...

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Digitisation

15.06.2017

Digital technologies hold a huge potential for poverty reduction and inclusive development in rural areas, as numerous success stories show: recommendations on crop growing and veterinary extension services for farmers,...

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The Ocean Atlas

21.06.2017

The Ocean Atlas calls for a global rethink and local action concerning our interactions with oceans and coastal regions. The atlas provides in brief lessons, graphics and illustrations of vital facts and figures an overview of...

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