Aug 29, 2017 8:50 AM ET Any Way to Help Slow Down Climate Change… Individually? iCrowdNewswire - Aug 29, 2017 - By IPS World Desk  ROME, Jun 27 2017 (IPS) - It is no secret that the biggest responsible for climate change is greed. The greed of the world’s largest private corporations, which blindly seek unlimited high financial benefits. And the greed of those politicians who are also blindly keen about. (more...)

Aug 29, 2017 8:05 AM ET Progress on World Hunger Has Reversed iCrowdNewswire - Aug 29, 2017 - By Tharanga Yakupitiyage   UNITED NATIONS, Jul 3 2017 (IPS) - World hunger has increased, reversing years of progress, said a UN specialised agency. During its biennial conference held in Rome, Italy from 3-8 July, the Food and Agriculture Organisation (FAO) noted that the world is facing it’s worst food. (more...)

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Aug 29, 2017 7:49 AM ET More Plastic than Fish or How Politicians Help Ocean Destruction iCrowdNewswire - Aug 29, 2017 - By Baher Kamal      A school of Moorish Idols cruise over the coral reef, Ha’apai, Tonga. Credit: UNEP GRID Arendal/Glenn Edney ROME, Jun 9 2017 (IPS) - World’s oceans are dangerously exposed to at least three major threats: climate change; the sharp degradation of marine biodiversity, and politicians. These. (more...)

Aug 28, 2017 11:02 AM ET Three Solutions for Water and Sanitation for All iCrowdNewswire - Aug 28, 2017 - By Oyun Sanjaasuren Oyun Sanjaasuren is Chair of Global Water Partnership (GWP) Primary School students in Grenada are seen here working together to promote awareness on water conservation on World Water Day. Credit: Global Water Partnership STOCKHOLM, Aug 28 2017 (IPS) - This week people gather from around the globe. (more...)

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Aug 27, 2017 1:31 PM ET BRICS to Lead World’s Efforts to Eradicate Hunger, Poverty by 2030 iCrowdNewswire - Aug 27, 2017 - By IPS World Desk     The on-going drought in the Horn of Africa is widespread, triggering a regional humanitarian crisis with food insecurity skyrocketing, particularly among livestock-owning communities, and devastating livelihoods. Credit: FAO ROME, Jun 16 2017 (IPS) - With the clock ticking toward the 2030 deadline for meeting. (more...)

Aug 27, 2017 1:30 PM ET Women Small-Holder Farmers, Key Drivers for Sustainable Production /- iCrowdNewswire - Aug 27, 2017 - By Sally Nyakanyanga      Through the Productive Assets Creation Programme (PAC), WFP in Zimbabwe supported 95,000 people in 2016 through the rehabilitation or creation of community assets, such as water harvesting systems. Photo courtesy of WFP. HARARE, Jun 5 2017 (IPS) - The shouts can be heard from a. (more...)

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Aug 27, 2017 1:29 PM ET “Black Soils” – Excessive Use of Arsenic, Cadmium, Lead, Mercury… iCrowdNewswire - Aug 27, 2017 - By IPS World Desk      Credti: CIAT. Source: FAO ROME, Jun 23 2017 (IPS) - Soils are polluted due mostly to human activities that leave excess chemicals in soils used to grow food, the United Nations reports. Excess nitrogen and trace metals such as arsenic, cadmium, lead and mercury. (more...)

Aug 27, 2017 1:29 PM ET Asia-Pacific: Farming Rice and Fish Together to Reduce Poverty iCrowdNewswire - Aug 27, 2017 - By IPS World Desk      FAO promotes advancements of innovative agro-aquaculture systems to enhance blue growth in Asia-Pacific. CREDIT: FAO ROME/BANGKOK, Jun 20 2017 (IPS) - Rice is a major food commodity and staple food for many, and adding fish to flooded rice paddies has been a farming tradition. (more...)

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Aug 27, 2017 1:28 PM ET Latin America’s Rural Exodus Undermines Food Security iCrowdNewswire - Aug 27, 2017 - By Fabiana Frayssinet    This article forms part of special IPS coverage for the World Day to Combat Desertification, celebrated June 17. Livestock seek shade on a small farm in the arid centre of the northern Argentine province of Santiago del Estero, where men are forced to migrate to cities. (more...)

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