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  1. IKEA invests in 25,000 acres of sustainable forestry
    IKEA invests in 25,000 acres of sustainable forestry 2 Feb 2018

    Swedish multinational IKEA has announced it is buying 25,000 acres of forest in the US state of Alabama.

    North America,Agriculture,Sustainable Innovation Forum
  2. Gambia’s river basin to be protected against climate change impacts
    Gambia’s river basin to be protected against climate change impacts 1 Feb 2018

    A new $25.5 million project from UN Environment and the Green Climate Fund (GCF) will protect Gambia’s natural landscape from the increasingly damaging effects of climate change.

    Africa,Finance,Agriculture,Sustainable Investment Forum
  3. Sustainable agriculture needs financing to unlock potential
    Sustainable agriculture needs financing to unlock potential 31 Jan 2018

    Agriculture stands at a crossroads between its current contributions to greenhouse gas emissions and the number of mouths it needs to feed in the developing world.

    Worldwide,Finance,Agriculture,Sustainable Investment Forum
  4. Indian farmers could lose 25% of their income due to climate change
    Indian farmers could lose 25% of their income due to climate change 30 Jan 2018

    The Indian government released its annual Economic Survey this week which has drawn attention to the potential economic damage from climate change to agricultural livelihoods.

    Asia,Finance,Agriculture,Sustainable Innovation Forum
  5. “A low-carbon livestock sector is possible”, says UN chief
    “A low-carbon livestock sector is possible”, says UN chief 23 Jan 2018

    The head of the UN’s Food and Agriculture Organisation (FAO) has called for sustainable, low-carbon practices to be built into the developing world’s growing livestock sector.

    Worldwide,Agriculture,Sustainable Innovation Forum
  6. India and Southeast Asian nations commit to climate smart agriculture
    India and Southeast Asian nations commit to climate smart agriculture 12 Jan 2018

    “The journey ahead offers limitless opportunities”, said India’s agriculture minister at a summit in New Dehli yesterday.

    Asia,Agriculture,Sustainable Innovation Forum
  7. China announces huge reforestation plans
    China announces huge reforestation plans 8 Jan 2018

    The Chinese government has announced that new trees to be planted in 2018 will cover at least 6.6 million hectares all over the country- an area estimated to be the size of Ireland, in a bid to become the world leader in conservation.

    Asia,Policy,Agriculture,Sustainable Innovation Forum
  8. Scientists urge action to save chocolate from climate change
    Scientists urge action to save chocolate from climate change 2 Jan 2018

    Academics have warned that the cacao plant used to make chocolate could entirely disappear by 2050 due to climate change.

    Africa,Worldwide,Agriculture,Sustainable Innovation Forum
  9. UN Environment: “Stop ‘boring’ language to spur climate action”
    UN Environment: “Stop ‘boring’ language to spur climate action” 20 Dec 2017

    In a recent interview Erik Solheim, Executive Director of UN Environment has argued that technical jargon alienates people keen on taking climate action, calling for an urgent change in language.

    Finance,Agriculture,Sustainable Innovation Forum
  10. BNP Paribas and the Gates Foundation fund climate adaptation research for Africa
    BNP Paribas and the Gates Foundation fund climate adaptation research for Africa 13 Dec 2017

    The BNP Paribas Foundation has partnered with the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation to launch the One Planet Fellowship programme aiming to deliver much-needed research on climate adaptation in Africa.

    Africa,Europe,Agriculture,Sustainable Innovation Forum,Sustainable Investment Forum

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