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What are the Sustainable Development Goals?

What are the Sustainable Development Goals?

The Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), otherwise known as the Global Goals, are a universal call to action to end poverty, protect the planet and ensure that all people enjoy peace and prosperity.

Mini-resilience Assessment Week 4 Option 3

Small-scale farmers in Kenya are facing an outbreak of fall army worms that are causing a severe damage to crops and mostly maize which is a staple crop grown in Kenya.It has destroyed 70% of crops and Experts are warning that Kenyans are likely to lose a total of 60 million bags of the staple crop maize due to the fall army worm attack. Management interventions that improve the resilience of crops to the fall army worm in Kenya are described.

The « Emerging Parks » Dynamics: When Parks And Cities Become Partners

During the “Urban National Parks in Emerging Countries” (UNPEC) research program, funded by the ANR (the french National Research Agency), the Urban Protected Areas Network have worked in partnership with the national parks and the cities in Rio, Cape Town, Mumbai, Nairobi. We have identified three main types of park’s dynamics:

controlo de poluition

gestion de risque evenement extreme

Conserving Biodiversity Through Sustainable Farming & Fishing Practices On Mount Kenya

The Sagana Women’s Group was formed in 1977 by a group of women who wanted to address basic issues that affected them and their families, such as housing, water supply, education and poverty alleviation. The group also wanted to engage the local community in environmental conservation activities, and improve livelihoods by establishing a sustainable environmental conservation enterprise. The Sagana Fish and Bee Keeping Women Self Help Group started the 'Sagana Fish Farming Project' in 2003, with the financial support of the GEF.

The Role Of Women In Early REDD+ Implementation: Lessons For Future Generations

Researchers and practitioners have extensively discussed the potential of Reducing Emissions from Deforestation and Forest Degradation (REDD+) strategies to help or harm forest-based communities, but less attention has been paid to the gender dimensions of this conservation intervention. Safeguard policies aim to ensure that REDD+ does not harm women, but interventions that do not seek to address gender imbalances at the outset could end up perpetuating them.

A Request For NBSAP Consultancy Firm/Individual Consultant(s)

The United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) office in South Sudan in collaboration with the national Ministry of Environment, with funding from the Global Environmental Facility (GEF), is planning to undertake Development of the South Sudan National Biodiversity Strategy and Action Plan (NBSA

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