Tag Archives: ClimateChange

Despite Rising Number of Countries Getting Growth-Planet Balance Right, More Holistic, Law-based Approaches Needed, Top Official Tells Mother Earth Event

General Assembly Vice-President Stresses Importance of Changing Human Behaviour

Despite progress by a growing number of countries towards striking the balance between growth and respect for the planet, more concrete, holistic and law-based approaches would …

Mass graves, torture, and a big battle in Yemen: The cheat sheet

Every week, IRIN’s team of editors reveals what’s on our humanitarian radar and curates a selection of the best reports, opinion, and journalism you may have missed:

A neglected insurgency flourishes in Congo

Violence in …

Resettled Zimbabwe farmers left high and dry

Ten years ago, former bricklayer Samuel Musengi was allocated a nine-hectare plot to cultivate in Zimbabwe as part of an accelerated phase of land reform that saw tens of thousands of black families resettled on …

Economic and Social Council Adopts Texts Addressing Tax Evasion, Forum on Forests, Global Geospatial Matters

20 Million People at Serious Risk Due to Extreme Hunger, Panellists Warn

Prior to adopting resolutions on tax evasion and the United Nations Forum on Forests, as well as a decision on geospatial information, speakers …

UN agency uses satellite data to aid farmers in Africa, Middle East boost water efficiency

20 April 2017 &#150 The United Nations agricultural agency created an online database that uses satellite data and Google Earth images to figure out how much water is being used to irrigate crops, focusing on …

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