27.03.2017

If current trends continue, annual resource use per capita will grow by over 70 per cent by mid-century. According to experts from the International Resource Panel 2050, with resource efficiency measures the level of resource use could be nearly 30 per cent lower.

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More effective therapies for malaria infections may soon be available. Researchers at the Universities of Bayreuth and Jerusalem have developed a novel method to release active agents and the new agent “Artemisone” for this...

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Women generally suffer more than men do from the effects of climate change and natural disasters. This observation leads the Swiss Agency for Development and Cooperation (SDC) to develop a targeted strategy of supporting projects...

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Trade

20.03.2017

Trade can make an important contribution to sustainable economic development and poverty reduction provided that it can be made fair and inclusive. This is also reflected in the Sustainable Development Goals, but it is also borne...

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This year’s report looks at the impact of rapid urban growth on food security and nutrition, and considers how food systems can be reshaped to benefit both urban and rural populations.

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