Africa must keep its eye on long-term development needs. IITA will play its role in equipping the next generation to advance agriculture and feed the people of Africa.
Struggle for the future of food
Producers and consumers seem helpless as food all over the world comes under fast growing corporate control.
Trade, connectivity hold bright future for Dhaka-Delhi ties
Indian High Commissioner to Bangladesh Vikram Kumar Doraiswami has said trade will be potentially a key driver of Bangladesh-India friendship in the future.
ILO kicks off Green Week to jump-start a sustainable future
The UN’s labour agency launched ILO Green Week to explore what a green future of work could look like, and how we can get there.
Cities urged to lead way to more fair, green, healthy future
A new report on pandemics and cities from UN-Habitat, points the way to how hard-hit urban centres can reduce the impact of future outbreaks and become more equitable, healthy and environmentally friendly.
Anything, but not about future
Sudhirendar SharmaWater future is in the hands of an archaic water sector, predominantly under government control, and afflicted by business-as-usual approach.Cape Town achieved ‘Day Zero’ not too long ago, sending alarm bells ringing across the urbane world to set in…
Will China be the New USSR? Future of American Geopolitics
By Richard Falk[Prefatory Note: The text below is a modified interview conducted by Daniel Falcone, and published in Counterpunch on July 9th. Even the passage of a few days has made it seem more likely that a new geopolitical confrontation…
OIC Youth Capital: PM urges global youths to build a resilient future
Dhaka, July 27 – Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina on Monday urged the youth to be part of decision-making steps with their ideas and innovations to build a future which would be more resilient and sustainable both at this COVID-19 pandemic…
UN@75 and the future we want
By Dr Julia Stamm BERLIN, May 27 2020 (IPS) – Crises make us think smaller. When everything is uncertain, we turn inward: to our families, our communities, the immediate needs around us. We focus on the essential and the immediate;…
Four scenarios for Europe’s future after the crisis
by Philippe Pochet on 30th April 2020 @philippepochet What kind of Europe will take shape after the coronavirus crisis? Four scenarios, widely varying in their social and ecological consequences, are possible.
PM calls for ‘global coordination’ to fight future catastrophe
Dhaka, 26: Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina on Saturday called for “global coordination” as well as “putting more policy and financial focus” to effectively deal with any future world catastrophe like the present coronavirus pandemic.
Industrial countries gamble with younger generations’ future
Through the Fridays for Future protests, young people vent their frustration with political short-sightedness—yet little is being done to tackle intergenerational injustice.
Our children’s future
By John Scales Avery Loving care for our children We give our children loving care, but it makes no sense to do so unless we do everything in our power to give them a future world in which they can…
Food security and nutrition: ‘Organic is the Future’
By Sapna Gopal HIMALAYAS, India, Jan 30 2020 (IPS) – Vandana Shiva, a pioneer of organic farming in India, is incensed by the 2019 draft law to compulsorily register all seeds used by farmers. On a wintry afternoon, at her…
Fears and hopes around future minimum wages
by Christine Aumayr-Pintar on 30th January 2020 @ChristineAumayr The proposal by the European Commission to legislate on fair EU minimum wages has excited contrasting attitudes among trade unions in member states.
At Tokyo auto show, visions for cars of the future, no Ghosn
The Tokyo Motor Show opens this week with plenty of futuristic technologies but absent one of the auto industry’s hugest influencers: Nissan’s former Chairman Carlos Ghosn.
World Food Day 2019 – “Our actions are our future”
By IPS World Desk Rome, Oct 14 2019 (IPS) – Globalization and urbanization have had a staggering impact on human history, especially over the last decade.
C’wealth FMs to discuss action to prevent future debt crises
14 October 2019 – Commonwealth finance ministers will meet in Washington D.C. on 17 October 2019 to discuss coordinated interventions to prevent future debt crises.
The parliamentary election in Poland—the future at stake
by Maria Skóra on 7th October 2019 @MariaSkora Whether the coming election in Poland will consolidate the monopoly of the national-conservative PiS or favour a more pluralist balance of power, it will have a significant impact on Polish political culture.
Social investment for future wellbeing: Rescue, not renewal
by Anton Hemerijck and Massimiliano Santini on 29th July 2019 The welfare state in Europe must become a social-investment state if the broken European social contract is to be renewed. The new European Commission, set to take office on November…
An uncertain future for Palestinian refugees
By Charlotte Munns UN, Jun 12 2019 (IPS) – The United Nations Relief and Works Agency for Palestine Refugees in the Near East (UNRWA) has been forced to justify its existence at the United Nations ahead of a pledging conference…
Ranveer Singh to have stake profits in future projects
In the past one year, if there is any actor who has consistently managed to earn critical acclaim along with the audiences’ approval it has to be Ranveer Singh. The actor started last year on a high by delivering an…
Hyperloop Hotel, the high-tech lodging and transport of the future?
What if your flight, your car and your hotel were all combined into one luxury, high-tech transit complex? That’s the idea behind Brandan Siebrecht’s Hyperloop Hotel — an inventive solution to 21st century traveling. Siebrecht, a graduate architect at the…