Transitioning our Systems to a Desirable Future

Photo Credit: Global Diaspora News (www.GlobalDiasporaNews.com). Haitao Yu has been an active TFFer since our very early days. As a PhD candidate he is now...

“The future for women and girls in my country seems very bright!”

Photo Credit: Global Diaspora News (www.GlobalDiasporaNews.com). Grace Ghambi, an engineer in Malawi, believes that MCC’s investments in her country can have far-reaching impacts for women...

Corruption and tax-dodging ‘rampant’, urgent reforms needed: UN panel |

“Corruption and tax avoidance are rampant. Too many banks are in cahoots and too many Governments are stuck in the past”, said Dalia Grybauskaitė,...

UN chief and UK premier announce December climate summit |

The event is being dubbed “the sprint to Glasgow” by the UN. Before the COVID-19 pandemic hit, the UK was slated to host this...

Celebrating World Banana Day with Fabricio from Feitosa Foodtech

Photo Credit: Global Diaspora News (www.GlobalDiasporaNews.com). Feitosa Foodtech develops and produces nutritious and delicious banana based consumer products such as ketchup, barbeque sauce, jam, and...

64 nations formally sign up to COVAX facility

Photo Credit: Global Diaspora News (www.GlobalDiasporaNews.com). 64 higher-income economies are pooling financial and scientific resources, to insure themselves against the failure of any individual vaccine...

IITA, CIMMYT to enhance adoption of Conservation Agriculture in Southern Africa

Photo Credit: Global Diaspora News (www.GlobalDiasporaNews.com). The International Institute of Tropical Agriculture (IITA) and the International Maize and Wheat Improvement Center (CIMMYT) recently launched a project that...

One million people share hopes and fears for future with the UN |

A health centre in Afghanistan is using renewable energy reducing the reliance...

Meet the 10 TFF Finalist Teams Ready to Take the Global Stage

Photo Credit: Global Diaspora News (www.GlobalDiasporaNews.com). The crowd stirs, restless.All whispers and camera clicks. Mic in hand,You step, right foot and then the left –On...

Sustainable Development goals are ‘the future’ Malala tells major UN event, urging countries to...

“When I last spoke here, I was just about to enter university…optimistic about what was ahead: university life, making new friends and access to...

Leveraging youth to shape a better future, UN announces 17 Young Leaders for SDGs...

The Young Leaders for the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) represent the diverse voices of youth from every region of the world, and are collectively...

COVID-19 has exposed the need for science reporting

Photo Credit: Global Diaspora News (www.GlobalDiasporaNews.com). By Joseph Checky Abuje   The COVID-19 pandemic has exposed the need for partnership between Scientists and the fourth...

Reversing land degradation can ‘preempt and manage’ conflicts |

In a virtual briefing on the humanitarian impact of continued degradation, peace and security, the Executive Secretary of the UN Convention to Combat Desertification...

Climate change: Record northern heat, fuels concerns over US wildfire destruction |

“The northern hemisphere just had its hottest summer on record”, said Clare Nullis, WMO spokesperson. Northern hemisphere had its warmest summer and...

Thought For Food®️ Appoints CEO of SE Asia Regional Hub

Photo Credit: Global Diaspora News (www.GlobalDiasporaNews.com). Melissa Ong joins as Regional CEO in charge of developing and executing the long-term strategy for TFF’s growth and...

Thought For Food®️ Announces Three New Executive Leaders

Photo Credit: Global Diaspora News (www.GlobalDiasporaNews.com). The Thought For Food (TFF) Foundation is pleased to announce the appointment of three new executive leaders: Matthew Githero, Managing Director...

Weak research funding hampers Africa Covid-19 clinical trials

Photo Credit: Global Diaspora News (www.GlobalDiasporaNews.com). By Joseph Checky Abuje   Africa’s weak funding for research, poor research governance structures and weak health systems continue to hamper...

Threatened biodiversity a recipe for the outbreak of pandemics in Africa

Photo Credit: Global Diaspora News (www.GlobalDiasporaNews.com). Nancy Githaiga By Checky Abuje Biodiversity holds the key for a healthy planet but with the current trends of environmental destruction,...

Thought For Food Appoints CEO of SE Asia Regional Hub

Photo Credit: Global Diaspora News (www.GlobalDiasporaNews.com). Melissa Ong joins as Regional CEO in charge of developing and executing the long-term strategy for TFF’s growth and...

Nations of the South display spirit of ‘global solidarity’ – UN chief |

His message ahead of the UN Day for South-South Cooperation, refers to the practical collaboration efforts among developing countries in the Global South. This year,...

Science Policy, Science Literacy: post-COVID education for the developing world during the Fourth Industrial...

Photo Credit: Global Diaspora News (www.GlobalDiasporaNews.com). The Covid-19 pandemic has had a devastating impact across the globe. For developing countries, this has not only had...

Representatives from 500+ islands gather for a virtual summit

Photo Credit: Global Diaspora News (www.GlobalDiasporaNews.com). The 2nd annual Virtual Island Summit kicked off today with 10,000 island participants from across the world. Politicians joining...

8th IDF International Symposium on sheep, goat, and other non-cow milk, moves to a...

Photo Credit: Global Diaspora News (www.GlobalDiasporaNews.com). Originally planned for May 2020 in Brussels, Belgium but postponed due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the organisers have decided...

Science, solidarity and solutions needed against climate change: Guterres  |

The report United in Science 2020, released on Wednesday, against the backdrop of COVID-19, also highlights increasing and irreversible impacts of climate change on glaciers, oceans, nature,...