In this week’s special programme during the holiday season: the International Monetary Fund or IMF, looks at what a drought, earthquake or pandemic can do to economies in Sub-Saharan Africa.
Women in South Sudan are learning key farming skills in what have been described as “schools without walls” as part of a project set up by the Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO).
Eco-friendly ferries are the best method of transport for “billions” living in coastal areas, according to the winner of a million-dollar UN grant, speaking on Wednesday.
Alexandra Bech Gjorv is the chief-executive of SINTEF, an independent research institute based in Norway.
Human existence is “absolutely dependent” on healthy biodiversity, from the food we eat, to the viability of the global economy.
That’s the passionate view of Erik Solheim, Executive Director of the UN Environment Programme, UNEP.
The rapid loss of biodiversity across the world is putting sustainable development at risk according to a senior UN official working on the issue.
Climate change and global warming are the main challenges faced by communities living in the mountains of Nepal, according to a representative from the country’s Mountaineering Association.
Lord’s Resistance Army continues to cause “unspeakable suffering”
Biodiversity, or the variety of life on Earth, provides “essential services” to mankind, according to the Administrator of the UN Development Programme (UNDP).
The transformation from agrarian- to industrial-based economies is a “very big challenge” for countries in Africa, according to the United Nations Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO).
Healthy soil “enables” life on earth and is one of the biggest bulwarks against climate change, according to the UN’s Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO).