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  1. Co-op to fight waste by diverting food to community groups
    Co-op to fight waste by diverting food to community groups 17 May 2018

    Supermarket chain Co-op is launching a new scheme in the UK to reduce food waste by putting an end to last-minute sales.

    Europe,Policy,Agriculture
  2. Climate shocks causing severe hunger in Africa's Sahel region
    Climate shocks causing severe hunger in Africa's Sahel region 15 May 2018

    Humanitarian relief workers have warned that about 5 million people in the Sahel are suffering from severe hunger.

    Africa,Agriculture
  3. Solar irrigation can improve food security and prosperity, says UN agency
    Solar irrigation can improve food security and prosperity, says UN agency 8 May 2018

    New research from the United Nations has shown the significant potential for solar powered irrigation systems to increase sustainable water use.

    Africa,Agriculture,COP24
  4. Rwanda set to benefit from new climate resilience funding
    Rwanda set to benefit from new climate resilience funding 1 May 2018

    380,000 people are set to benefit from a new climate change resilience project in Rwanda.

    Africa,Agriculture,Carbon Reduction
  5. Australia pledges largest single investment to protect Great Barrier Reef
    Australia pledges largest single investment to protect Great Barrier Reef 30 Apr 2018

    The Australian Government announced yesterday a record level of investment into saving the Great Barrier Reef from environmental damage.

    Oceania,Agriculture,Carbon Reduction
  6. EU votes to ban the use of bee-killing neonicotinoids
    EU votes to ban the use of bee-killing neonicotinoids 27 Apr 2018

    Member states of the EU have overwhelmingly voted for a ban on the use of a pesticide known to be harmful to the bee population.

    Europe,Agriculture
  7. Flash floods hit Kenya after months of drought
    Flash floods hit Kenya after months of drought 25 Apr 2018

    Heavy rain and flooding has caused large scale destruction and displacement in Kenya.

    Africa,Agriculture
  8. Revolutionise African farming methods to overcome climate change, says UN
    Revolutionise African farming methods to overcome climate change, says UN 24 Apr 2018

    Two UN agencies are pushing for new farming techniques in Africa to address concerns over food security.

    Africa,Agriculture,COP24
  9. Green Climate Fund commits a further $80 million to climate change adaptation projects
    Green Climate Fund commits a further $80 million to climate change adaptation projects 23 Apr 2018

    The Green Climate Fund has approved over $80 million for three new climate change adaptation projects.

    Worldwide,Finance,Agriculture
  10. Sustainable agriculture is key to overcoming hunger and climate crises, says UN food agency
    Sustainable agriculture is key to overcoming hunger and climate crises, says UN food agency 10 Apr 2018

    Agro-ecology is a farming style that focuses on utilising nature for food production without damaging it.

    Africa,Agriculture

OUT NOW: CLIMATE ACTION 2017-18

Climate Action and UNEP are delighted to present the official Climate Action report for COP23, Bonn, Germany.

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