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    UN ‘blueprint’ to protect least developed nations amid global slowdown

    The Doha Programme of Action, as it’s formally known, has been designed as a roadmap up to 2031, to foster strengthened commitments between the...

    Reduce pollution to combat ‘superbugs’ and other anti-microbial resistance

    The study focuses on the environmental dimensions of AMR, which occurs when bacteria, viruses, fungi, and parasites change over time and no longer respond...

    ‘Put people first’ in drive to realize Sustainable Development Goals

    “Putting people first means we must create opportunities for young people to accumulate knowledge and skills relevant for the labour market through education, training,...

    Precision Medicine care could herald a revolution in cancer treatment

    Photo Credit: Global Diaspora News (www.GlobalDiasporaNews.com). Under the 2023 World Cancer Day theme “Uniting Voices and Taking Action” The Pharmaceutical Research and Manufacturers of America...

    Downward slide in global food prices continues: FAO

    Price indices for vegetable oils, dairy and sugar drove the January decline, the UN food agency said, issuing two new reports on food production...

    Transforming how we eat, ‘a critical accelerator’ towards 2030 development goals: Deputy UN chief

    The so-called UN Food Systems Stocktaking Moment is the first global follow-up to a 2021 summit convened to change how the world produces, consumes...

    TFF Generation Fest: A Bold Experiment in Creativity and Sustainability

    Photo credit: DiasporaEngager (www.DiasporaEngager.com). ...

    Defire: a Thai startup fighting crop residue burning and air pollution with green financing.

    Photo credit: DiasporaEngager (www.DiasporaEngager.com). The burning of crop residues in open fields leads to air quality impairment, smog, heat waves, haze,...

    CSOs urge African Governments to save wetlands

    Photo Credit: Global Diaspora News (www.GlobalDiasporaNews.com). African governments must not allow rapid urbanization and industrialization to infringe on the few remaining wetlands on the continent,...

    Climate change: WMO unveils plans for sustainable monitoring of greenhouse gases

    The WMO initiative would create a network of ground-based measurement stations that can verify worrying air quality data that’s been flagged by satellites or airplanes, potentially in...

    New commitments to fight neglected tropical diseases announced on World NTD Day

    Photo Credit: Global Diaspora News (www.GlobalDiasporaNews.com). Leading organisations and countries have announced new commitments today, January 30 to help strengthen efforts to end neglected tropical...

    Peacebuilding must be rooted in ‘bedrock of inclusive, sustainable development’

    “People’s sense of safety and security is at a low in almost every country, with six in seven worldwide, plagued by feelings of insecurity”,...

    More married and sexually active women turning to contraceptives

    Photo Credit: Global Diaspora News (www.GlobalDiasporaNews.com). By Henry Neondo Use of contraceptives has sharply risen in Africa than ever before and this is mostly among married...

    Take environmental education to grassroot communities, ACCRCC urges

    Photo Credit: Global Diaspora News (www.GlobalDiasporaNews.com). The African Coalition of Communities Responsive for Climate Change has urged the African governments to roll out massive education...

    Global growth forecast to slow to 1.9% in 2023, warn UN economists

    This will be one of the lowest growth rates in recent decades, apart from during the 2007-8 financial crisis and the height of the...

    Latin America, Caribbean ‘must step up’ to tackle rising hunger: FAO

    According to the UN agency, between 2019 and 2021, the number of people who went hungry in the region increased by 30 per cent,...

    More married and sexually active women turning to contraception

    Photo Credit: Global Diaspora News (www.GlobalDiasporaNews.com). By Henry Neondo Use of contraceptives has sharply risen in Africa than ever before and this is mostly among married...

    COVID-19 Vaccine Delivery Partnership boosts Sierra Leone vaccination efforts  

    Photo Credit: Global Diaspora News (www.GlobalDiasporaNews.com). By Mike Mamodou The COVID-19 Vaccine Delivery Partnership, (CoVDP), has today handed over vehicles including motorbikes and computers worth over...

    High Ambition Coalition for Nature and People celebrates new CBD target

    Photo credit: DiasporaEngager (www.DiasporaEngager.com). The High Ambition Coalition for Nature and People (HAC N&P) celebrated the inclusion of a historic target to protect or conserve...

    The world marks Braille Day today

    Photo Credit: Global Diaspora News (www.GlobalDiasporaNews.com). By Ibe Christiana Chiamaka reporting from Nigeria 4th January is world braille day and the birth of Louis braille, inventor...

    Complacency continues making HIV an unfinished agenda – Experts

    Photo Credit: Global Diaspora News (www.GlobalDiasporaNews.com). By Henry Neondo HIV is now 40-plus years since emerging as a global health problem, but complacency and reduced funding...

    Hitachi Energy and Sun Africa & UGT Renewables to help accelerate the energy transition

    Photo Credit: Global Diaspora News (www.GlobalDiasporaNews.com). Hitachi Energy, a global technology leader that is advancing a sustainable energy future for all has signed a memorandum...

    Entries open for the 2023 Ashden Awards: global climate prize seeks African organisations powering...

    Photo credit: DiasporaEngager (www.DiasporaEngager.com). Entries are open for the 2023 Ashden Awards. The eight awards announced today will supercharge climate innovation creating a fairer future, particularly...

    WHO launches funding appeal to support people in complex, intersecting health emergencies

    Photo Credit: Global Diaspora News (www.GlobalDiasporaNews.com). WHO is launching its 2023 health emergency appeal today for US$ 2.54 billion to provide assistance to millions of...