22.06.2017

The merger of Rainforest Alliance and UTZ is aimed to simplify the certification process for farmers. Currently, over 180,000 farmers are certified twice, once for each standard.

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Through a natural, affordable alternative to farmers’ heavy use of nitrogen fertilisers, science now offers an option to boost crop productivity and dramatically reduce greenhouse gas emissions, say international scientists.

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Social protection instruments have gained popularity among policy responses to drought. At a panel discussion organised by the German Development Institute (DIE) and Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ),...

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Digitisation

15.06.2017

Digital technologies hold a huge potential for poverty reduction and inclusive development in rural areas, as numerous success stories show: recommendations on crop growing and veterinary extension services for farmers,...

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The Ocean Atlas

21.06.2017

The Ocean Atlas calls for a global rethink and local action concerning our interactions with oceans and coastal regions. The atlas provides in brief lessons, graphics and illustrations of vital facts and figures an overview of...

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