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

COVID-19 Leaves Millions Hungry around the World, With Women Disproportionately Affected

2020-09-09T08:26:00+00:00

The number of people undernourished or chronically hungry worldwide could rise from 690 million to 820 million because of the COVID-19 pandemic, according to a new report from the [...]

COVID-19 Leaves Millions Hungry around the World, With Women Disproportionately Affected2020-09-09T08:26:00+00:00

Fighting two pandemics hand in hand in Asia and the Pacific

2020-09-07T08:07:41+00:00

“We are facing two pandemics. COVID -19, which beyond its health toll is crushing livelihoods, and hunger, a scourge the international community pledged to eradicate by the end of [...]

Fighting two pandemics hand in hand in Asia and the Pacific2020-09-07T08:07:41+00:00

Youth & COVID-19: Impacts on jobs, education, rights and mental well-being

2020-09-07T08:02:49+00:00

The global report of International Labour Organization (ILO) captures the immediate effects of the pandemic on the lives of young people (aged 18–29) with regards to employment, education, mental [...]

Youth & COVID-19: Impacts on jobs, education, rights and mental well-being2020-09-07T08:02:49+00:00

Virtual Concert unites Pacific with the world in battling COVID-19

2020-09-07T07:57:35+00:00

From across the region, the UN in the Pacific brought together artists UN leaders, heads of State and international celebrities in the world’s first regional COVID-19 concert. The two-and-a-half-hour [...]

Virtual Concert unites Pacific with the world in battling COVID-192020-09-07T07:57:35+00:00

World Bank chief warns extreme poverty could surge by 100 million

2020-09-07T08:09:32+00:00

The coronavirus pandemic may have driven as many as 100 million people back into extreme poverty, World Bank President David Malpass warned on Thursday. The Washington-based development lender previously [...]

World Bank chief warns extreme poverty could surge by 100 million2020-09-07T08:09:32+00:00

Assessing the COVID-19 Impact of Reverse Migration on Rural Communities in CIRDAP Member Countries

2020-09-07T02:24:24+00:00

Theme of the WebinarMigration out of the rural community is believed (and found) to enhance people’s well-being through reducing rural unemployment with better and diverse job opportunities outside, improving the [...]

Assessing the COVID-19 Impact of Reverse Migration on Rural Communities in CIRDAP Member Countries2020-09-07T02:24:24+00:00

How has Vietnam, a developing nation in South-East Asia, done so well to combat coronavirus?

2020-06-02T10:10:46+00:00

Zero deaths. It's an achievement amid the coronavirus pandemic that governments from the United States to Italy can only dream of. While cases of COVID-19 shoot up in wealthy [...]

How has Vietnam, a developing nation in South-East Asia, done so well to combat coronavirus?2020-06-02T10:10:46+00:00