The problem lies not in food production, but in access to food. We are letting them starve - but we are not the perpetrators says Jean Ziegler.
Seed banks are a vital insurance for smallholders’ livelihood. A journey to Santiago Yaitepec shows the need and benefits of local, agricultural self-aid.
Why the topic of biodiversity matters
Delhi struggles with unsustainable practices as air, water and land are under assault.
Dams are exceptional as a symbol of the changing development policy paradigms of recent decades.
The exhibition “Soil. Sustains Life.” shows how humans depend on soil, a non-renewable resource, and why we have to manage it sustainably.
Indigenous communities in the Andes traditionally manage commons such as water. Their potential is still not exhausted.
Liberation theologians use Christianity as weapon in the fight for the poor. And in a way, even the pope is on their side.
More than half of Nairobi lives in slums where they face stalled projects and poor service. But improvements could be made.
Technologies can help to support policy aims in enviromental and natural resources gouvernance
Although Delhi has more water per person than London or New York, many still endure a daily fight for access. We take a look at a deeply-rooted problem and possible solutions.
How water is driving foreign investment in farmland.
How to provide water and sanitation even in extremely dry regions.
Michael Braungart talks about the reverse character of sustainability and the actual potential of the human footprint. An interview with the founder of C2C.
Regulation of land grabs won't help - land grab financing needs to stop.
How responsible land governance can save people from losing their land.
The way we consume affects food security in other countries.
Almost one third of the global population suffer from hunger and malnutrition – we must not accept that.
Kofi Annan identifies the two most important challenges for Africa's future development in this urgent and inspirational call to action.
The food security discourse has seen interesting developments recently showing how farmers could find more common ground.
A complex theme in easily comprehensible illustrations: A comic about America's food crisis.
Food security is a key global mission: If we all pull together, we can succeed.
How speculation on food commodities raises food prices in developing countries.
The movie “Disruption” was part of the mobilization for the People’s Climate March in September 2014. It leaves no doubt: Climate change is a social issue.
Terrorism, earthquakes, violence – global cities face various threads. 100 Resilient Cities helps them to be prepared.
After Katrina New Orleans’ residents discussed: Do we want to reconstruct or reinvent our city? Award-winning journalist Jed Horne looks at New New Orleans.
Ushahidi is made up of digital maps on which (crisis-) events can be posted
Humans in remote areas or sensitive situations often find themselves detached from the flow of information – Freedom Fone is a software to tackle this.
Disaster: reporters could do far more than merely assume the role of observers.
About Understanding the Real Impact of ICTs, Social Media and Crisis Mapping
The National Biodiversity Institute and the Bioprospecting Unit - General information in INBio
The post 2015 Agenda is designed as a participatory agenda. WorldWeWant & Friends is one initiative designed include the world’s youth.
Kibera, once named one of Africa’s worst slums, has watched officials repeatedly fail to respond effectively to its growth. Until now.
To counteract climate change’s effects, the CCIS working on the local level provides stakeholders with data for adaptation.