Grassroots innovation is a modality of inclusive innovation that enables extremely affordable, niche-adapted solutions to local problems, often unaided by public sector or outsiders.

Among other things, the COVID-19 crisis has called for the reassessment of risks and sourcing criteria in global value chains (GVCs) and for their shortening. This, in turn, has given momentum to discussions on the establishment and strengthening of national and regional supply chains.

The United Nations (UN) and humanitarian partners in the Philippines launched the largest international humanitarian response plan in the country since Typhoon Haiyan in 2013.

The scale and severity of acute food insecurity continue to rise at the July/August peak of the lean season in South Sudan.

FSSAI has issued a Gazette Notification dated 23 July 2020, on the Food Safety and Standards (Food Products Standards and Food Additives) Fifth Amendment Regulations, 2020 prescribing standards for frozen beans, frozen cauliflower, frozen peas and frozen spinach.

Urban populations in East Africa are highly vulnerable to the COVID-19 pandemic, particularly 35 million people, or 58% of the urban populations living in informal settlements who are at high risk from its impact.Livelihoods and incomes of these urban populations are seriously affected, particularly the urban poor who depend on the informal sect

Heavy rains in Sudan have intensified over the past week, causing flooding, destruction of infrastructure, houses and livelihoods, and leading to displacement in multiple locations across the country. Khartoum, Blue Nile and River Nile are amongst the most affected states.

The report “How banks incorporate climate change in their risk management – 1st survey in Latin America & the Caribbean” was undertaken by UNEP FI and CAF – Development Bank of Latin America, in collaboration with the Latin American Federation of Banks (FELABAN).

The report “How banks incorporate climate change in their risk management – 1st survey in Latin America & the Caribbean” was undertaken by UNEP FI and CAF – Development Bank of Latin America, in collaboration with the Latin American Federation of Banks (FELABAN).

The report “How banks incorporate climate change in their risk management – 1st survey in Latin America & the Caribbean” was undertaken by UNEP FI and CAF – Development Bank of Latin America, in collaboration with the Latin American Federation of Banks (FELABAN).

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