It is vital that indigenous peoples, local communities and peasant farmers, especially women, are properly included in policy development and decision-making on food systems.
Tackling Climate and Rural Livelihood Crises in Dairy Sector
Scientific evidence mounts that our food system is responsible for up to 37% of all global greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions. The global dairy industry has continued to expand and scale up into new territories through mergers and acquisitions, expanding its…
Covid-19: IFAD fund to help check rural food crisis launched
Rome, 20 April 2020 – With the COVID-19 pandemic and economic slowdown threatening the lives and livelihoods of the world’s most vulnerable people, the UN’s International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD) today committed US$40 million, and launched an urgent appeal…
IBBL holds workshop on Rural Development Scheme
Islami Bank Bangladesh Limited organized a workshop titled as ‘Performance Evaluation and Strategies for Achieving Target’ at Islami Bank Tower on 5 February 2020, Wednesday.
Rural BD families spend 2bn Dollars on climate change
By Andrew Norton London, Sep 20 2019 (IPS) – In an alarming imbalance struggling families in rural Bangladesh spend almost US$2 billion a year on preventing climate-related disasters or repairing damage caused by climate change ― far more than either…
Turning faecal sludge into resource for rural sanitation
By Joep Verhagen Co-author: Pippa Scott September 16, 2019 – Safely managed sanitation is a focus of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). It is central to stunting reduction and early childhood survival, both identified by the World Bank’s Human Capital…
Restore tank irrigation, strengthen rural climate resilience
As Indian farmers grapple with weakening and erratic monsoons over the recent years, combined with the menace of groundwater depletion, conserving and sustainably managing water resources has become all the more important.