Acute hunger set to soar in over 20 countries, warn FAO and WFP

2021-04-12T08:22:50+00:00

Acute hunger is set to soar in over 20 countries in the coming months without urgent and scaled-up assistance, warn the UN's Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) and World Food [...]

Acute hunger set to soar in over 20 countries, warn FAO and WFP2021-04-12T08:22:50+00:00

UN: World failing to take green Covid-19 recovery path

2021-04-12T08:16:55+00:00

The world is missing a once-in-a-generation chance to rebuild a sustainable post-pandemic future, the United Nations said in an assessment showing less than 20% of recovery finance can be considered [...]

UN: World failing to take green Covid-19 recovery path2021-04-12T08:16:55+00:00

Sustainable Development Goals can guide Asia-Pacific to build back better

2021-04-12T08:13:23+00:00

The COVID-19 crisis poses an unprecedented threat to development in the Asia-Pacific region that could reverse much of the hard-earned progress made in recent years. The good news is we [...]

Sustainable Development Goals can guide Asia-Pacific to build back better2021-04-12T08:13:23+00:00

Study: Sunlight destroys Covid 8 times faster than scientists believed

2021-04-12T08:08:54+00:00

An experimental study in 2020 discovered that the virus was inactivated when exposed to simulated sunlight for 10-20 minutes. A team of scientists is calling for further research into how [...]

Study: Sunlight destroys Covid 8 times faster than scientists believed2021-04-12T08:08:54+00:00

WORLD HEALTH DAY 2021
Together, towards a fairer and healthier post-Covid-19 world

2021-04-12T08:04:12+00:00

This World Health Day, the World Health Organization (WHO) is highlighting the opportunity we have to build a fairer and healthier post-Covid-19 world. For well over a year now, marginalised [...]

WORLD HEALTH DAY 2021
Together, towards a fairer and healthier post-Covid-19 world
2021-04-12T08:04:12+00:00

COVID-19 worsening food insecurity, driving displacement, warn UN agencies

2021-04-12T07:59:52+00:00

In Populations at risk: Implications of COVID-19 for hunger, migration and displacement, the UN World Food Programme (WFP) and the International Organization for Migration (IOM) urged the global community to [...]

COVID-19 worsening food insecurity, driving displacement, warn UN agencies2021-04-12T07:59:52+00:00

FAO launches Green Cities Initiative to help transform agri-food systems, end hunger and improve nutrition

2020-09-22T06:23:35+00:00

FAO unveiled its new Green Cities Initiative and Action Plan to help transform agri-food systems, end hunger and improve nutrition in and around the cities in a post COVID-19 [...]

FAO launches Green Cities Initiative to help transform agri-food systems, end hunger and improve nutrition2020-09-22T06:23:35+00:00

4 ways our COVID-19 recovery can tackle climate change and global inequality

2020-09-22T05:38:54+00:00

The COVID-19 crisis has shown how deep inequalities make society as a whole more vulnerable —providing important lessons for building resilience in an era of climate change. The people most [...]

4 ways our COVID-19 recovery can tackle climate change and global inequality2020-09-22T05:38:54+00:00

Bangladeshi researchers detect Covid-19 in wastewater

2020-09-22T05:36:02+00:00

The researchers monitored drain water near Covid-19 isolation centres instead of treatment plants. Researchers from Noakhali Science and Technology University (NSTU) and North South University (NSU) have detected traces [...]

Bangladeshi researchers detect Covid-19 in wastewater2020-09-22T05:36:02+00:00

Will Asean end up going greener after Covid-19?

2020-09-09T08:34:46+00:00

Green recovery. Social protection. Smart containment. Decarbonisation. Putting progress in climate action at par with measuring GDP. Creative capacity. These phrases have been running through conversations these days around [...]

Will Asean end up going greener after Covid-19?2020-09-09T08:34:46+00:00