Poor harvest, bad weather and a locust invasion in Madagascar have caused serious food shortages.
New and innovative sources of funding are needed to supplement decreasing official development assistance (ODA) to developing countries.
That’s the conclusion made by delegates attending a two day High-level Dialogue on Financing for Development.
In recent weeks and months, cities around the world have been hit with extreme weather conditions.
Severe storms have struck both coasts of Mexico. Typhoons have caused widespread flooding in Asia.
Some small Island Developing States (SIDS) feel stuck since they made the transition from Low Income to Middle Income Status.
The ready-made garment sector is a driver of Bangladesh’s economy, responsible for nearly $20 million in exports, according to the International Labour Organization (ILO).
World leaders gathered in New York for the annual session of the General Assembly discussed nuclear disarmament on Thursday.
The meeting is part of ongoing efforts to have peace and security in a world without nuclear weapons.
The Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) in Malawi could have been achieved if the economy had not been mismanaged, according to the President of Malawi.
As world leaders continued the annual session of the General Assembly on Wednesday, they reviewed progress made in meeting the Millennium Development Goals or MDGs they set in the year 2000.
Rich and poor nations are being urged to diversify their crops and boost support to small farmers, according to a new report launched by the United Nations Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD).
UNCTAD Trade and Development Report 2013.