In September 2015, governments at the United Nations took a major step towards defining a common framework for future action, when they adopted 17 Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) as part of the new Agenda 2030. Among other things, this included a commitment under SDG 2 to end hunger and all forms of malnutrition by 2030.

Poverty has been declining in Sub-Saharan Africa, but millions are still poor or vulnerable. To address this ongoing and complex problem, all countries in the region have now deployed social safety net programs as part of their core development plans.

More than forty states worldwide currently pursue explicit political strategies to expand and promote their bioeconomies. This paper assesses these strategies in the context of the global Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). Theoretical framework differentiates between four pathways of bioeconomic developments.

According to the Economic Update for Côte d’Ivoire, published today, the short- and medium-term outlook for the Ivorian economy remains positive.

Living standards for half of Indians may fall due to temperature change: Report

The World in 2050 (TWI2050) initiative has launched a new report, setting out six key transformations that will enable the world to meet the UN Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).

GENEVA: The Earth may end up being twice as warm as projected by climate models, even if the world meets the target of limiting global warming to under two degrees Celsius, a study showed.

NEW DELHI: Rising sea levels could cost $14 trillion worldwide annually by 2100, say scientists who warn that failing to limit global warming to two degrees Celsius will lead to dire global economi

A growing literature characterizes climate change damages by relating temperature shocks to GDP. But theory does not clearly prescribe estimable forms of this relationship, yielding discretion to researchers and generating potentially considerable model uncertainty.

PANJIM: Notwithstanding to the opposition from the fishing community and several civil society groups, the Goa Government has a given thumbs-up to the Union Ministry of Environment and Forests (MoE

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