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Clean Cooking Transition: Pathways as Seen by Kenyan Villagers

Credit: Fiona Lambe / SEI. By Eco MatserAMSTERDAM, Aug 4 2020 – The Sustainable Development goals on energy speak clear: universal access energy and clean cooking by 2030 (SDG7). But the current efforts are still lagging several steps behind the ...

Religion & the Pandemic: A Call Beyond the Here & Now

Religions for Peace Interreligious Council of Albania distributing Covid relief supplies from the Multi-religious Humanitarian Fund. Credit: Erzen Carja By Prof. Azza KaramNEW YORK, Aug 4 2020 – — I have never been interested in religion ...

Address Malnutrition with Food Insecurity

By Jomo Kwame SundaramKUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia, Aug 4 2020 – The 2020 State of Food Security and Nutrition in the World, issued by the Food and Agriculture Organization and its United Nations partners in mid-July, reports that chronic hunger continued ...

Kashmir Now Hotspot of Illegal Riverbed Mining

Riverbed mining in Arin, which flows into the Jhelum river via Wular Lake in Kashmir. Courtesy: ThirdPole.net/Athar Parvaiz By Athar ParvaizAug 3 2020 – Going against its own orders, the government in the Indian Union Territory of Jammu and Kashmir ...

With Proper Investment in Youth, Kenya’s Potential for Progress Is Unlimited

Kenyan youth at the Kasarani stadium in Kenya’s capital Nairobi. PHOTO-Nation media By Ruth Kagia and Siddharth ChatterjeeNAIROBI, Kenya, Aug 3 2020 – Africa’s demographic boom has been hailed as its biggest promise for transforming the ...

SDGs: Accelerating Action & Transformative Pathways through Nature-based Solutions

Unless we make bold changes in the way we produce our food and manage our land, we will not be able to cut emissions sufficiently and keep global warming below 1.5 degrees Celsius. Credit: UNDP Afghanistan By Haoliang XuUNITED NATIONS, Aug 3 2020 – ...

The COVID-19 Plastic Pandemic

The COVID-19 crisis has unleashed a plastic pandemic, reversing the achievement of a decade of activism against single-use plastic worldwide, including Nepal. Credit: BIKRAM RAI By Sonia Awale and Ramesh KumarKATHMANDU, Aug 3 2020 – The coronavirus ...

Why the African Free Trade Area Could be the Game-Changer for the Continent’s Economies

A bigger free trade area will not only boost intra-regional trade, it will also hasten the development of regional supply chains. Credit: Kristin Palitza/IPS. By External SourceAug 2 2020 – Most economists see structural transformation as one ...

The Charter of the United Nations: Ideals for Shaping Our Reality

Nicolas de Rivière, Permanent Representative of France to the United Nations, addresses the Security Council meeting on the situation in the Great Lakes region. New York, 3 October 2019. Credit: UN Photo/Laura Jarriel By Nicolas de RivièreNEW YORK, ...

Modern Tools, Age-old Wisdom: on India-Sri Lanka Relations

Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Sri Lankan President Gotabaya Rajapaksa. Credit: V.V. Krishnan, the Hindu By Prasad KariyawasamCOLOMBO, Sri Lanka, Jul 31 2020 – The unique India-Sri Lanka relationship, de jure, is between equals as sovereign ...
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