Environment

Dwindling resources: How to guarantee food and nutrition security?
Can agroecology meet the challenges of the 21st century?
Opinion

Can agroecology meet the challenges of the 21st century?

A multitude of approaches are aiming to implement agroecological agriculture in order to tackle the ecological crisis affecting agriculture and the negative and limited impacts of the “green revolution”. Agroecology meets the future challenges of humankind (food security, development of Southern...
Laurent Levard
How Can We Fight Drug Crops?
Opinion

How Can We Fight Drug Crops?

Jean-Bernard Véron
Reforming Energy Subsidies is Critical for Realizing Africa’s Growth Potential
Opinion

Reforming Energy Subsidies is Critical for Realizing Africa’s Growth Potential

A recent study by the IMF estimated that at a global level, energy subsidies amounted to a mindboggling US$ 1.9 trillion. Subsidies come in different forms. In advanced economies, they result mainly from underpricing of energy relative to its true cost to society from pollution and climate...
Roger Nord
Rethinking How We Manage Food Price Instability
The private sector can help municipalities manage their own resources
Investment: A magic but loaded word
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Investment: A magic but loaded word

Michel Merlet
Some basic ideas to strengthen land tenure research for sustainable development in the North and South
Land tenure issues and challenges. Perspectives on land tenure in Africa
Utilising, developing and preserving forests: finding the balance
Opinion

Utilising, developing and preserving forests: finding the balance

Forests must cater all at once for economic, social and environmental needs – and especially so in developing countries. To ensure that forests can continue to provide livelihoods and fulfil essential ecological functions, they have to be managed sustainably. The example of the Congo Basin...
Julien Lefilleur
Development initiatives for Sub Saharan agriculture and food production industries
Opinion

Development initiatives for Sub Saharan agriculture and food production industries

Agriculture has re-emerged as a priority for Sub-Saharan Africa. African nations recognise the key importance of this sector for enhancing food security and supporting the growth of their economies. With its over-dependence on imports and international market prices, Africa needs to give this...
Benjamin Neumann
Managing Water in Mali | 6th World Water Forum
Evry Centre Essonne Urban Community projects in Mali | 6th World Water Forum
World Water Forum: the right to water, a global issue
Ending Poverty with Water
Opinion

Ending Poverty with Water

Ger Bergkamp
The nutrition challenge and what I saw in India
The Right Solutions at the Right Time
Opinion

The Right Solutions at the Right Time

Josette Sheeran
Agriculture and energy in Africa
Opinion

Agriculture and energy in Africa

Jean-Michel Severino
On development and the global environmental crisis
Hunger in the 21st century: the need to

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