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Global report on food crises 2019   
April 04, 2019
Source: Prevention Web - Source(s): Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations - Headquarters (FAO) International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI) World Food Programme (WFP) This Global Report on Food Crises (GRFC) contributes to...
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Flawed forecasts: how to fix the clean energy crystal ball   
April 04, 2019
Source: Corporate Knights - Industry investors and policy-makers, from government ministers to the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change, use WEO’s future-looking scenarios as a guide to allocate capital, influence national energy policy and plan...
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How to Harvest Quinoa   
April 04, 2019
Source: homeguides.sfgate.com - The Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations named 2013 the International Year of the Quinoa (Chenopodium quinoa). People have grown quinoa, an annual plant, for thousands of years ...
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Green economy could create 24 million new jobs   
April 04, 2019
Source: UN News Centre - A shift to a greener economy could create 24 million new jobs globally by 2030 if the right policies are put in place, says the International Labour Organization (ILO). According to the ILO’s new report, the World...
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The number of people affected by food crises remains at alarming levels   
April 04, 2019
Source: Science Daily - The 2019 Global Report on Food Crises, a product of the Global Network against Food Crises, was presented jointly by the European Union, the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO), and the UN World Food...
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International Food Security and Resilience Specialist at Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO-UN)   
April 04, 2019
Source: FINANCIAL WATCH NIGERIA - FAO Nigeria with technical support from the Emergency and Rehabilitation Division (TCE) is responsible for ensuring FAO’s efforts to support Nigeria in preparing for and effectively responding to food and agricultural...
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BIG and MIT unveil a floating city of the future at the United Nations   
April 04, 2019
Source: The Architect's Newspaper - The UN has just unveiled a floating city. Or, at least a framework for how floating cities will be built. Throughout the 2010s, a certain set of statistics found their way into every article ...
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Bristol praised by UN Ambassador for role in supporting refugees   
April 04, 2019
Source: Bristol Post - A UN Ambassador visited the city on Tuesday ... that the Mayor has played in bringing cities together to discuss these issues. As part of the Global Compact scheme, which is looking at the role cities can play in supporting...
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Striving to Create Better Health for a Better World: Mylan's Global Social Responsibility 2018 Progress Report Now Available   
April 04, 2019
Source: Yahoo Finance - Commitment to the United Nations (U.N.) Global Compact Mylan is a signatory to the U.N. Global Compact and is committed to its 10 principles aimed at protecting human rights and the environment ...
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Maintaining Momentum, Maximizing Benefits on Climate and SDGs   
April 04, 2019
Source: climate-l.iisd.org - The UN Environment Programme’s (UNEP) latest ‘Emissions Gap’ report shows that the climate action currently promised by countries is falling short of what is needed to deliver the Paris Agreement. As countries...
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