Innovations in food science and technology are well-positioned to address many existing food systems challenges.
The essential ingredients in achieving the development goals are partnerships combined with smart thinking about how to deploy 21st century technologies.
It is useful to recognise why companies either restrict or strengthen their sustainability efforts in response to a crisis.
We need more targeted investments in solutions that have a positive impact on nature to reverse biodiversity loss.
At the Learning Planet Institute, an initiative launched with UNESCO, we’ve seen many programs that foster the ability and motivation to learn, act and lead for a better world.
The UN Sustainable Development Goals set a target date of 2030. To meet that deadline, international collaboration and funding is required.
Voluntary regulation has helped company boards become more diverse but has been more successful in certain countries.
The future food security of nearly 1.5 billion Africans depends on the actions and decisions that are made today.
Are studies right that expanded access to off-grid solar products has driven economic development in Africa?
Cities are crucial to addressing climate change. To meet emission reduction targets, cities need to involve their residents in environmental action at the local level.
Every year, seven in ten maternal deaths occur in sub-Saharan Africa. A study examining sub-Saharan Africa’s largest metropolis find that inequalities in access play a key role.
There is a need for nuanced discussions around the role of fisheries subsidies — even those that may be nominally harmful — to avoid further inequity and marginalization of small-scale fishers.
There is a need for better innovations and policies to help improve the fisheries sector in this region.
Governments agreed in 2015 to transform society by 2030. Here’s how that’s going.
Child malnutrition is no stranger to high-income countries. In Canada and the U.S., food insecurity affects one in six children under 18, but policies to address the issue are still lacking.
Traffic crashes kill and injure millions worldwide every year and are a major drain on economic development. Improving road safety would produce huge payoffs, especially in lower-income countries.
Successful management of shared fish stocks depends on countries’ collaborative efforts and adaptation to a changing world.
Although there is strength in diversity, members of ethnic groups in power distributing resources to members of their ethnic group at the expense of national growth entrench poverty in Africa.
A new study finds that by 2030, less than one-third of the world’s major crop harvests will go directly to feed people.
As a major contributor of knowledge, Nigeria could make giant strides in nanotechnology – which in turn could help various industries blossom.