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Fighting the Food and Fertiliser Crisis

Fighting the food and fertiliser crisis

By Sunny Lewis for MaxImpact The May 20 issue of The Economist forecasted a foreboding future of mass hunger and malnutrition from a battered global food system dependent on wheat from Russia and Ukraine. Together, these two countries produce nearly 30 per cent of the world’s traded wheat where 26 countries around the world get […]

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Transforming Africa

Sub-Saharan Africa

Following a meeting with G20 finance ministers and central bank governors on Sunday in Baden Baden, World Bank Group President Jim Yong Kim announced a record US$57 billion in financing for Sub-Saharan African countries over the next three years.

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Today Is Earth Overshoot Day 2016

ClearcutOregon

Earth Overshoot Day this year falls on August 8. Today, humanity’s demands on nature this year exceed what the Earth can regenerate before year’s end calculates the international sustainability think tank Global Footprint Network, the international conservation group WWF and more than 30 other partners.

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