22.11.2017

A wide range of topics surrounding climate and agriculture were discussed in an official side event at COP 23 in November 2017 in Bonn, Germany. Representatives from countries, organisations and businesses across the world came together to focus on the transformation required in the agricultural sector.

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The Andean high nutritive crop Quinoa can tolerate salt. An international team of researchers have now found an explanation for this. Special bladder cells on the quinoa leaves remove salt from the plant metabolism. They also...

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At the World Climate Summit in Bonn, Germany’s Federal Ministry for Economic Cooperation and Development (BMZ) has announced that it is raising its contribution to the Blue Action Fund, thus boosting its global marine...

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Youth

15.09.2017

Given that today, two out of five economically active youth around the world are unemployed, or work, but live in poverty, and that alone in sub-Saharan Africa, the youth population is set to double, reaching more than 350...

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This report aims to offer a better understanding of complex rural migration patterns in sub-Saharan Africa and highlights the important role rural areas will continue to play in shaping the continent’s migration for decades to...

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