Sport can do more than governments to bring people together to promote peace and cooperation according to the grandson of former South African president, Nelson Mandela.
Unsustainable use of land around the world is threatening to degrade millions of hectares of natural land, nearly the size of Brazil, according to a new United Nations report.
The world needs to invest in half a billion adolescent girls in developing countries if the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) are to be met. That’s according to the UN Secretary-General.
Indigenous people—like people everywhere—have the right to access to healthcare.
But indigenous activists say their communities are particularly marginalized when it comes to attaining these services, thus putting them at risk of poor health.
Modern farming technologies have eased the burden of hard labour for many farmers worldwide.
However, many small scale farmers still lack the technology to efficiently grow and harvest their crops.
Global leaders are arriving at an international forum in Davos, Switzerland and are being told they have a key role in ending hunger across the planet.
A disarmament conference could be what the UN Secretary-General has described as a “driving force for building a safer world and a better future.”
Kenya has made a major breakthrough in finding new varieties of wheat that are resistant to a devastating fungal disease.
Black Stem Rust affects cereals, especially wheat and can cause complete crop failure if fungicides are not sprayed on time.
Almost 202 million people were unemployed in 2013 following uneven economic growth across the world, according to the International Labour Organization (ILO).
Women can overcome obstacles that prevent them getting into the job market by engaging more in sports, according to the International Labour Organisation (ILO).