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FAO and OECD call for responsible investment in agriculture

16 February 2018, Paris – The Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) and the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) launched a pilot project in Paris today to kick-start the practical application of the OECD-FAO Guidance for Responsible Agricultural Supply Chains with 30 leading enterprises.  The project aims to improve the implementation …

Commodity-dependent developing countries need to boost efforts to diversify their economies

Without policy change, these countries risk falling short of achieving sustainable development by 2030, UN report warns 11 December 2017, Geneva/Rome – Without a renewed commitment to policy change, commodity-dependent developing countries (CDDCs) are by 2030 set to lag behind countries with more diverse economies in their social and economic achievements, UNCTAD and the Food and Agriculture …

A new era for development

By Jeremy Greenstock Chairman, United Nations Association – UK, Natalie Samarasinghe Executive Director, United Nations Association – UK Making the SDGs count will require global cooperation, public involvement and effective institutions that transcend the buzzwords of “partnerships”, “engagement” and “reform” The adoption of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) and the Paris agreement on climate change …

World Green Economy leaders look for ways to spark a new green revolution – and set a path to the 2030 Agenda

EXTERNAL COOPERATION |March 27, 2017 Leading economists, CEOs, ministers, heads of UN agencies and high-level representatives from nongovernmental organizations meet today in Berlin Countries donate close to €15 million to boost inclusive green economy Uruguay and Guyana join the Partnership for Action on Green Economy Around 40 ministers, CEOs, high-level representatives of UN agencies, nongovernmental …

LIBERIAN REFUFEES IN GHANA: Environmental Security Implications of the Indiscriminate Disposal of Municipal Solid Waste

LIBERIAN REFUFEES IN GHANA: Environmental Security Implications of the Indiscriminate Disposal of Municipal Solid Waste Jenkins Macedo, BSc., M.A., Chief Investigator, Master Research Thesis Dr. Marianne Sarkis, Ph.D., Thesis Committee Chairperson Dr. Anita H. Fábos, Ph.D., Member Dr. Jude Fernando, Ph.D., Member ABSTRACT Liberian refugees have been seeking refuge at the Buduburam Refugee Settlement (BRS) …

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