The food on our tables often comes with high, unseen costs to our health, environment and society, a new FAO report finds.
The Global Environment Facility set up the new multilateral fund with key initial investments from Canada and the U.K.
The conflict has pushed over 20 million people into severe acute hunger, including 6.3 million a step away from famine.
Increasing rice prices from India's ban “raises substantial food security concerns for a large swath of the world population."
The onset of a possible El Niño climate event later this year combined with rising greenhouse gases in the atmosphere could push global temperatures to a new warming record.
Closing the gender gap in productivity and wages would increase global GDP by nearly $1 trillion and reduce the number of food-insecure people by 45 million, FAO reports.
McCain represents a seemingly bygone era of American bipartisanship as both a close political ally of Democratic U.S. President Joe Biden and the widow of U.S. Sen. John McCain of Arizona, the 2008 Republican presidential nominee.
Fed by pollution and climate change, strains of bacteria immune to all known antibiotics may become a major cause of death by mid-century, says the U.N. environment agency.
The new U.N. report blamed the “5F” crisis – a combined lack of feed, fertilizer, financing, food and fuel – for the growing hunger, lack of nutrition and associated medical issues in the region due to conflicts, climate and other factors.
Journalists, lawyers, activists, fact checkers, regulators and governmental decision-makers have used the tool to help more than 350 civil society organizations across 10 countries confront information threats, its co-developers reported.
Public health officials estimate millions of vaccine doses a year are wasted largely because there's no way to keep them cold. And a U.N. report estimates nearly a third of all food produced is lost or wasted, a lot of it because of spoilage.
Hunger caused by climate change, conflicts and rising prices threaten millions in the developing world
While you are reading this sentence, another man, woman or child will have died of starvation. That’s the message of an open letter from hundreds of NGOs.
The IPBES guidelines could prod decision-making beyond just politics and economics to deal with our massive loss of species and rising temperatures.