The recent haze in Southeast Asia has sparked renewed calls for alternatives to palm oil products. In this interview, Forum for the Future founder Jonathon Porritt tells Eco-Business why the industry - which also provides thousands of livelihoods worldwide - needs a new business model, not boycotts.
Michael Meyer –
The international community, African governments and conservation groups are stepping up efforts to crack down on poaching. But demand from Asian markets also has to stop, says Aga Khan University academic Michael Meyer.
Hassan Sheikh Mohamud –
Fishing in Somali waters must not be allowed to remain a free-for-all, where far-flung foreign fleets exploit the ecosystem in unsustainable ways, says Somalian president Hassan Sheikh Mahmud.
and K.Y. Amoako –
One of the new sustainable development goals calls for the elimination of hunger and malnutrition by 2030, together with the creation of a more resilient and sustainable food system. Can it be done? Rwanda President Paul Kagame and K Y Amoako, president of the African Center for Economic Transformation, discuss.
One of the newly adopted Sustainable Development Goals is to conserve and sustainable use oceans and marine resources. World leaders should act quickly to prohibit subsidies that catalyse overfishing, say experts from the Global Ocean Commission.
Whether or not any progress is made at COP 21 in Paris this December, the mitigation element of INDCs could become the roadmaps for sustainable development, says African Development Bank's chief climate and green growth officer, Gareth Brydon Phillips.
The impact of electricity price increases on the competitiveness of selected mining sector and smelting value chains in South Africa project report investigates the relationship between South Africa's mining value ...