Nwoya — As hunger and climate change threaten parts of Africa, two bean "gene banks" on the continent are pursuing "super" beans that are bred to resist drought conditions.

Mangrove forests can reduce the vulnerability of adjacent coastal lands from storm surges by slowing the flow of water.

Tracking adaptation progress at country level is increasingly recognized as an important element of climate change adaptation. The Paris Agreement, adopted in 2015, stresses the need to monitor and learn from adaptation actions, and recommends periodical stocktaking of the overall progress towards climate change adaptation.

In a major global action against climate change, two UN environmental organizations on Monday signed a pact on increased cooperation and also for mobilisation of private finance and investment for

The message from the United Nations is clear: Reducing pollution will help with the efforts to slowing down the pace of global warming.