According to the report, ‘burdensome’ evidence requirements in rape cases are impeding access to justice for survivors. It states that five out of the six countries, India being the exception, allow evidence on the past sexual history of a rape victim.
Transforming Global Food Systems – on Path to Zero Hunger
The FAO has since then formalized support for “Scaling Up Agroecology” while continuing to promote the kinds of chemical-intensive agriculture associated with the Green Revolution.
Why Water & Sanitation Systems are Vital for the Economy
This World Water Day, we celebrate the value of water, which at first might be a given: after all, water is the basis of all life. Without water we have no health, wealth, equality, or education.
Leading fashion players implement circular systems in Bangladesh
Dhaka, Feb 12 (UNB): Over 30 renowned fashion brands, manufacturers and recyclers are collaborating in a new initiative to capture and reuse textile waste in Bangladesh. Global Fashion Agenda on Thursday announced the participants of the Circular Fashion Partnership, including…
Food Systems need to Mimic Nature
By Samira Sadeque UNITED NATIONS, Oct 16 2020 (IPS) – Despite the World Food Programme (WFP) being awarded the 2020 Nobel Peace Prize for its work in addressing global hunger, sustainable food systems expert Emile Frison believes a lot more…
Biodiversity fundamental for global food systems, uplift
24 February 2020 – Because the production of everything we eat transforms the environment, the United Nations agriculture chief told a high-level UN meeting on biodiversity that careful discussions are needed to decide on the scale of acceptable transformations.
Agroecological innovations for sustainable food systems: FAO
The High Level Panel of Experts (HLPE) on Food Security and Nutrition (FSN) of the UN Committee on World Food Security (CFS) released its report on “Agroecological approaches and other innovations for sustainable agriculture and food systems that enhance food…
21 organisations transforming food systems
Danielle Nierenberg It’s hard to be hopeful around food and agriculture—the climate crisis, social and racial injustice, lack of opportunity for youth, political chaos, conflict, famine, hunger, and poverty can make it seem like there aren’t solutions.
Sustainable Food Systems: The Biofortification Connection
Peter Goldstein The speakers at this year’s EAT Stockholm Food Forum delivered a consistent message to the roughly 1,000 attendees: Current global diets are damaging human health and planetary well-being. The foods we produce, and the ways we produce them,…