UN agency unveils blueprint for sustainable agricultural development

World experts have for the first time agreed on a blueprint for sustainable agricultural development to reduce hunger and poverty and improve environmental protection in developing countries by fostering rural infrastructure and integrating small farmers into the modern supply chain, a United Nations agency said today.

UN launches new guide on sustainable consumption and production

The public must be alerted when lifestyles harm the environment, but what if there is little or no public money to mount a campaign to promote changes? And what is a Government to do when the public wants both high spending and low taxes? The United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) is offering some answers.