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Sustainable development

30/12/2015 at 13:45h

Brazil kept social gains, says research institute

Technical report from the National Survey per Household Sample shows that in 2014, at the beginning of the economic crisis, the country continued to improve in the social area, but that the results could be better.

09/12/2015 at 07:00h

Chefs promote social gastronomy in Saudi Arabia

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Members of the São Paulo-based project Gastromotiva, are taking part in the Cityquest event, which gathers leaders from several countries to discuss new city projects. The importance of cuisine was the presentation’s topic.

24/11/2015 at 19:21h

World Bank unveils USD 16 bn plan for Africa

The program will be presented at COP21, in Paris, and proposes policies to mitigate the effects of climate change in the continent.

10/07/2015 at 15:50h

Middle East could have 29 million malnourished

As per FAO projections, in case new policies are not implemented, there will be 653 million hungry people in the world by 2030. In the Middle East and North Africa, the number should drop from 36 million to 29 million.

12/06/2015 at 13:19h

No lack of land for bioenergy

Report says that there’s no lack of land for the production of bioenergy in the world and its occupation for this purpose doesn’t put at risk food production.

28/04/2015 at 18:51h

Private sector to explore forest in Pará

The Brazilian Forest Service has awarded concessions for two companies to produce legal wood in four sections in Altamira.

27/04/2015 at 16:16h

World Bank calls for Africa climate action

The institution pleads for immediate measures and new approaches to government investment in infrastructure in the continent to mitigate the impact of climate change.

13/04/2015 at 17:59h

Dubai will invest US$ 8 bn in solar energy

Investment will be made at Sheikh Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum Solar Park. The goal is to increase the energy power generating capacity from 13 MW to 3,000 megawatts until 2030.

01/12/2014 at 17:34h

Mauritania honoured for fighting hunger

The Arab country and Brazil are among the countries recognized by the FAO last Sunday for their anti-hunger actions. The African country has slashed its malnutrition rate from 14.6% to 6.5%.

28/11/2014 at 07:00h

Egyptian to speak at conference in Manaus

Amr Farouk is speaking at a panel on food security at an international science meeting designed to discuss poverty eradication and sustainable development next week.

27/11/2014 at 18:31h

COP-20: Brazil expects draft agreement

The United Nations conference is taking place in Peru next week. It is considered a transitional event leading into COP-21, due in Paris, 2015, where global climate targets will be set.

21/11/2014 at 16:01h

Buildings to get energy seal

Brazil’s utility company Eletrobras is set to launch an initiative to measure energy efficiency levels at buildings. Aspects will include facades and roofs, lighting and air conditioning.