Agriculture holds the key to solving two of the greatest problems now facing humanity: eradicating poverty and hunger, according to the UN food and agriculture chief as he called on funding and technology partners to support farmers.
A growing tech sector symbolises urban India’s upward mobility and economic vigour, but poses an existential threat to a vital resource: Water. Here's how an innovative programme seeks to stop the tap from running out.
The award-winning water-conserving machine could benefit Egypt, whose share of Nile water is threatened by the Ethiopian Renaissance Dam. Could this technology also apply to other water-scarce agricultural areas in the world?
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Water plays an important role in global affairs, and water security is critical to peace and security. Strategic Foresight Group president Sundeep Waslekar makes a case for water to be recognised as "a strategic resource of humanity".
Conservation groups will have one less means to challenge ministerial decisions on the environment if Australian Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull gets his way. Deakin University's Samantha Hepburn shows what Australia has to lose.
By ditching traditional ideas of infrastructure development and implementing more integrative and place-based approaches, developing cities can become sustainable and resilient, says Tony Wong from the Cooperative Research Centre for Water Sensitive Cities.
Indonesia has already made notable strides to develop climate mitigation strategies that ensure the protection of its forests, notably through its high-level support for efforts to reduce emissions from deforestation ...
This briefing note outlines the challenges and opportunities for Indonesia to achieve water, energy and food security targets in ways that align with its long term development strategy. A water-energy-food ...