The new research finds that agriculture's environmental impacts vary depending on location even for producers of the same crops. This creates opportunities for targeted mitigation, making an immense problem more manageable.
A week after a UN report revealed Southeast Asia’s slow progress on the SDGs, government and business leaders came together at the 5th Singapore Dialogue on Sustainable World Resources to discuss how Asean can achieve green growth.
An aggressive lobbying campaign spearheaded by actors from Indonesia and Malaysia, the world’s top palm oil producers, have framed the ban as an attack on small farmers, although the industry is dominated by large companies.
Gernot Klepper –
The proclaimed aim of the EU's palm oil ban is to halt deforestation, but by refusing to honour producers that have switched to sustainable agricultural practices, the EU risks doing more harm than good, argues Prof Gernot Klepper.
Frank Rijsberman –
Advances in technology is making it possible to make the bioeconomy—defined as the agriculture and forestry industries—more sustainable without sacrificing productivity. Frank Rijsberman of the Global Green Growth Institute highlights examples of green growth.
Shikha Jha –
Scrapping fossil fuel subsidies would be the first step towards sustainability in both environmental and budgetary terms, and allow for the development of an energy mix that reflects the true costs of energy production, writes ADB's Shikha Jha.
The European Union's reliance on foreign oil imports is both an economic and national security risk, says former Danish Prime Minister Anders Fogh Rasmussen. Renewable energy can reduce the region's energy vulnerability.
Healthy soils are crucial to human nutrition and eliminating hunger, but are erosion and contamination are placing soils under stress. Heinrich Böll Foundation president Barbara Unmuessing makes a case for protecting this precious resource.
In this article we are going to discuss the potentiality of Moringa oleifera: A multidimensional Perennial Biodiesel Tree intercropped with Camelina and Castor as rotational crop. The Advanced Biofuel Center ...
The Asean countries are at very different stages of economic growth. Members include a fully developed city state with nearly full national electricity coverage as well as several agrarian economies ...