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Trondheim Conference 2019

Focusing on the Post-2020 Global Biodiversity Framework ‘Making Biodiversity Matter: Knowledge and Know-how for the Post-2020 Global Biodiversity Framework’ was the theme for the Ninth Trondheim Conference on Biodiversity(2-5 July 2019, Norway). The 15th meeting of the Conference of the Parties (COP 15) to the Convention on Biological Diversity (CBD) during...

The young people calling time on climate change in Asia Pacific

It’s been said that children are the future, but what happens when the next generation of humanity is threatened by environmental degradation? Young people in Asia Pacific are calling for climate action to reclaim their future. Source: https://www.eco-business.com/news/the-young-people-calling-time-on-climate-change-in-asia-pacific/

One-year countdown to world’s leading biodiversity event begins

“Biodiversity is now on the international agenda to the same degree as the fight against climate change. It is essential to create an international dynamic in favourof biodiversity, with increased awareness and the involvement of the general public. By hosting and co-organisingthis World Conservation Congress, France is proud to...

SNRD Asia and the Pacific and TUEWAS Annual Face-to-Face Steering Group Meeting promoted the cross WG and cross Sectoral collaboration and kicked-start the preparation for 2020 Joint Conference

Bangkok 5-7 March 2019 With the new members joining the Secretariat, various topics were discussed in an effort to set ways forward for both SNs and to review the existing management system. The steering group members of both, SNRD Asia and the Pacific and TUEWAS met in Bangkok during 5-7 March...

Global Study on SPIS available!

The Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) in collaboration with GIZ project Powering Agriculture on behalf of BMZ is happy to announce The Benefits and Risks of Solar-Powered Irrigation – a Global Overview. The report was made possible through the global initiative Powering Agriculture: An Energy...

Mycotoxin Analysis: A Focus on Rapid Methods

Mycotoxin Analysis: A Focus on Rapid Methods Kristine Wolf, Florian J. Schweigert ISBN 978-99944-72-06-2, 02.2018 Click for download Foreword by Christel Weller-Molongua (giz) and Dr. Godfrey Bahiigwa (AUC) Mycotoxin contamination of staple and cash crops is a serious developmental challenge that calls for urgent actions. African Union Commission has priority attention to aflatoxin control because...

Upcoming MOOC on “Land Matters! Integrating soil degradation concerns and solutions into policy processes”

Upcoming MOOC on “Land Matters! Integrating soil degradation concerns and solutions into policy processes” Registrations are now open for the MOOC “Land Matters! Integrating soil degradation concerns and solutions into policy processes”. Please registerand help us spread the wordto your interested partners and possible other participants and multiplicators! AT A GLANCE Are you...