Global meeting was held in Brazil and the host country for the upcoming edition in December 2014 was defined. In 2015, the forum will take place in Argentina.
At COP-19, the UN climate conference due next week in Poland, Brazil will present several proposals, including for wealthier countries to raise their targets.
The Global South-South Development Expo will enable the exchange of experiences among emerging countries in Kenya. The event is an initiative of the United Nations Environment Programme and will focus on sustainable actions.
The World Bank should loan US$ 6 million to the North African country for the initiative, which may reduce the local energy cost. The mill will be geothermic, and will work from the heat of underground rocks.
Representatives of these nations signed a convention on Thursday (10), in Japan, promising to reduce the world emissions, production and use of the product.
Fundo Amazônia will allocate US$ 10.6 million to forest surveillance in the countries of the Amazon Cooperation Treaty Organization.
FAO report points out that developing countries have made significant advances towards halving proportion of hungry people. Millennium Development Goals have been achieved by 62 countries, including Brazil.
Etihad Airline has chosen the route to test a new project for reduction of fuel consumption in its aircraft.
The initiative will be implemented by the Made In Africa Foundation, the African Development Bank and the consulting firm Capri Capital. The goal is to carry out projects shortly and invest US$ 500 million by mid-2014.
The institution’s insurance arm is providing US$ 13.1 mn in guarantees to expansion works at the As-Samra sewage treatment plant, the country’s largest. The station will generate most of the power for its own functioning.
UN report points out that the number of people living in impoverished situations around the world should triple in case improvements are not made in healthcare and food production, among others.