We asked our members how COVID-19 is affecting their life and work. What information is missing? And what activities could help our members in these turbulent times?
The ongoing global pandemic may increase job insecurity and ruin rudimentary social welfare structures, amplifying the vulnerability of migrant workers.
More often than not the cocoa beans are grown and harvested by children. The chocolate industry pledged to eradicate child labor already in 2001. What has happened since then?
We are delighted to invite you to the launch of the Rural Development Report 2019.
Cambodia is one of the fastest-growing economies in the world. But the fruits of development have not been divided equally.
The ECHO Symposium will provide a network and training opportunity for those involved in alleviating hunger and poverty in East Africa. Three mornings of plenary sessions featuring knowledgeable...
Sida welcomes you to a participatory seminar unpacking social norms in relation to gender equality, rural development and poverty reduction. The objective of the seminar is two-fold: Start...
When it comes to food security, forests can be a life-saver. Forests provide fruits, leaves, nuts and mushrooms. These foods are crucial for nutrition in rural communities, and can cushion against...
In most of Southeast Asia agriculture and forestry are managed separately which has been proven to exacerbate poverty, food insecurity and marginalisation, hitting highlands communities the hardest. Agroforestry is increasingly seen as the bridge between the two domains.
Researchers are still arguing about the definition of bioeconomy. However, it is an exciting concept that stimulates innovation and resource efficiency with a market value in mind. All essential for sustainable development. Clearly, the bioeconomy pathway will require transparent knowledge sharing, cross-sector collaboration and a novel view on academic research.