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Interlinking of rivers vital for water, food security: Minister

Comment · print · T T T+· T- TOPICS The Centre has stressed that the river interlinking programme was crucial for water and food security, and sought the cooperation of the States in implementing it. The Ken-Bewta link between Uttar ... The Hindu, 1 month ago

Lessons to protect ourselves from bad food

For the past few years, the Centre for Science and Environment has tested pesticides in bottled water and then colas, then trans-fats in edible oil, antibiotics in honey and, most recently, antibiotic residue in chicken, explains Sunita Narain.   What it eats reflects a society's position on the modernity trajectory. Poorer countries have health problems because of the lack of food. Then, as people get rich, they end up losing the health advantage of food availability. They eat ...
 Rediff.com2 months ago

Powered by environmental finance, Africa's largest gene bank helps to bolster biodiversity, food security

UNDP Administrator Helen Clark and GEF CEO Naoko Ishii visit Africa's largest gene bank. Photo credit: UNDP Regional Service Centre for Africa (Addis Ababa) Addis Ababa, Ethiopia On the occasion of the Third International Conference on Financing ...
 PressReleasePoint1 month ago
Inter Press Service

Water, Climate, Energy Intertwined with Fight Against Poverty in Central America

Civil Society , Climate Change , Conferences , Development & Aid , Editors' Choice , Environment , Featured , Global Governance , Headlines , IPS UN: Inside the Glasshouse , Latin America & the Caribbean , Population , Poverty & SDGs , Projects , ...
 Inter Press Service2 days ago The Future Tastes Like Chocolate for Rural Salvadoran Women  Inter Press Service1 week ago Kenyan Pastoralists Fighting Climate Change Through Food Forests  Inter Press Service1 month ago Africa Advised to Take DIY Approach to Climate Resilience  Inter Press Service1 month ago

UAE takes part in International Aqua Nor Exhibition in Norway

• Featured , Government The Ministry of Environment and Water along with Dibba Al Fujairah Municipality and Abu Dhabi Food Control Authority recently sent a delegation to Aqua Nor 2015, a specialized aquaculture exhibition which was held from ...
 GulfNews247.com5 days ago

Dealing with African epidemics needs more than just a health response

Understanding the complex linkages between food systems, wildlife, and environmental health raises questions about the governance of epidemics in sub-Saharan Africa. These epidemics, like the recent outbreak of the Ebola virus, are born from ... month ago Africa: Dealing With Epidemics Needs More Than Just a Health Response  AllAfrica.com1 month ago

Civil Society Appeals to Policymakers to Declare Acute Malnutrition as a National Emergency

Read more on: Action Against Hunger | Advocacy Department | Attorney General | CEO | Coalition for Food & Nutrition Security | Coalition of Food & Nutrition Security | Director | Director IIHMR | Fight Hunger Foundation | health | Health Secretary | ...
 EHealth Magazine1 month ago Declare 'acute malnutrition' as a 'national emergency': Civil Society to policymakers  Oneindia1 month ago
Modern Ghana

Prof Gyapong urges WACCI to help address food insecurity West Africa

Accra, Aug 27, GNA - The West Africa Centre for Crop Improvement (WACCI) at the University of Ghana has been tasked to address the problem of food insecurity in West Africa through its training of plant breeders in higher programmes. Professor John ...
 Modern Ghana2 days ago
Pro Bono Australia

Helping Asylum Seekers for the Long Haul

Harnessing the power of the consumer dollar, shoppers are providing asylum seekers with food security simply through buying fresh, locally grown produce at market rates, writes Ellie Cooper in this week's Spotlight on Social Enterprise. The ...
 Pro Bono Australia4 days ago Asylum seeker clocks 100 day hunger strike month ago

Kenya to Host the First Monitoring for Environment and Security in Africa Forum

The Forum will examine how Earth Observation data through the MESA Project supports policy, planning and decision making at the national, regional and continental level in Africa Kenya will host the first Monitoring for Environment and Security ... days ago
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