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17 October 2021
Costa Rica

San José. Por su exitoso modelo de conservación, Costa Rica fue galardonada con el Premio Earthshot en la categoría Proteger y Restaurar la Naturaleza, otorgado por la Royal Foundation para incentivar el cambio y ayudar a reparar el planeta durante los próximos diez años, una década crucial para la Tierra.

El anuncio fue hecho este domingo 17 de octubre por el príncipe Guillermo de Inglaterra y Catalina, duquesa de Cambridge​​ y The Royal Foundation, en una actividad en simultáneo en los 15 países seleccionados como finalistas globales, tres por cada una de las cinco categorías definidas.

The pandemic triggered the aspiration among NRI’s to own a home back in India
28 November 2022

Since the outbreak of the Covid-19 pandemic, an increasing number of Non-Resident Indians (NRIs) are investing in real estate properties in India.

24 September 2022

Seventy percent of land in Mongolia has succumbed to desertification. The land has also come under relentless pressure from overgrazing by 60 million head of livestock and extractive industries like mining. 

5 May 2022
Sub-Saharan Africa

Since its emergence more than two years ago, COVID-19 has reached nearly every corner of the globe. It has infected hundreds of millions of people, and overwhelmed health systems worldwide. But its impact goes beyond its direct health consequences.

17 January 2022

In 2020, as Covid-19 spread rapidly across the cities where SDI is active, federations recognised the need for both urgent responses to the acute humanitarian crises facing their communities and longer-term strategies to engage with government and other stakeholders to address the prolonged effects of this global crisis.

EU Land Governance Capitalization Meeting
20 October 2021
Côte d'Ivoire

With a total of 65 participants (37% women) from 14 countries (Angola, Burundi, Cameroon, Cote d’Ivoire, Eswatini, Ethiopia, Ghana, Guinea Bissau, Kenya, Malawi, Niger, Pakistan, Sudan and Uganda) the 10th and last Capitalization Meeting of the EU Land Governance Transversal Project, was virtually delivered due to COVID-19.

1 December 2020

For Zimbabwean organic farmer, Elizabeth Mpofu, access to healthy food is liberation.

7 April 2020
  • The social distance at the farms implies that farmers must limit the number of labour force-carrying an activity at a time. That means activity turnaround time is prolonged, increasing production costs putting pressure on cash flows.
  • Farmers are also expected to strengthen their worker hygiene and welfare procedures which can come at a cost.
9 November 2020

THE weather outlook is favourable to Zimbabwe’s efforts to increase food production but economic challenges, aggravated by the coronavirus (COVID-19), could adversely affect yields.

The rainfall outlook for the November 2020-January 2021 period points to a higher probability of above-normal rainfall, which according to experts points to conducive conditions for the 2021 cereal crops.

17 December 2020

President Hage Geingob yesterday ignored questions regarding a report meant to direct the government on how to address the claims of ancestral land in Namibia.

The report published by the commission of inquiry into the claims of ancestral land for restitution was submitted to the President's Office in July this year.





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