MCC and Guatemala Partner to Boost Secondary Education

Photo Credit: Global Diaspora News (www.GlobalDiasporaNews.com). Photo Credit: Pronacom Guatemalan students (above) with teacher Bayron Isaac Monzón Bautista (second from right), who received training as a...

Interview: The most impactful actions at COP26 point to progress on climate change    |

Speaking in an exclusive interview with Alexandre Soares of UN News, Martina Donlon acknowledged that after two weeks of tough negotiations, the text that serves as the conference's outcome is “a compromise that it is...

Thought For Food Call for Regional Coordinators

Photo credit: DiasporaEngager (www.DiasporaEngager.com). Thought For Food (TFF) is food and agriculture’s entrepreneurial innovation engine for impact. Our mission is to engage, empower and invest...

RCMRD Hosts 55th Governing Council, Shares Resolutions

Photo Credit: Global Diaspora News (www.GlobalDiasporaNews.com). The 55th Session of the Governing Council of the Regional Centre for Mapping of Resources for Development (RCMRD) was...

First Person: ‘Bridge the gap between indigenous youth and the world’ |

“In the past two years, my reality, yours, and many others, has changed dramatically. Not overnight, but rather, over a series of incremental global...

Safe sanitation for all benefits people and the planet: UN chief |

In his message for World Toilet Day on Friday, the UN chief affirmed that everyone should have access to hygienic, safe and sustainable sanitation. 

Organisation’s plea as drought hits Turkana Pastoralists hard

Photo Credit: Global Diaspora News (www.GlobalDiasporaNews.com). The drought situation in Turkana is getting worse. The latest situation report by the Government show deterioration in the...

Organisation’s plea as drought hit Turkana Pastoralists hard

Photo Credit: Global Diaspora News (www.GlobalDiasporaNews.com). The drought situation in Turkana is getting worse. The latest situation report by the Government show deterioration in the...

Organisation plea as droughts hit Turkana Pastoralists hard

Photo Credit: Global Diaspora News (www.GlobalDiasporaNews.com). The drought situation in Turkana is getting worse. The latest situation report by the Government show deterioration in the...

World Soil Day 2021: A Regional Movement Championed by TFF SE Asia Regional Hub

Photo credit: DiasporaEngager (www.DiasporaEngager.com). Southeast Asia possesses the critical attributes to become a global frontrunner in agricultural land-use innovation. The region’s tropical climate and biodiversity-rich ecosystems...

Scientists and leaders convene to call for an African-driven public health agenda

Photo Credit: Global Diaspora News (www.GlobalDiasporaNews.com).   By Checky Abuje African leaders and scientists are calling for improved public health through investment in strengthened healthcare systems and...

Climate action can deliver a sustainable future for all: UN deputy chief |

Speaking ahead of the COP26 UN climate conference, which wraps up this weekend in Glasgow, Scotland, Ms. Mohammed underlined the need for greater funding and commitment, as well as solidarity.   “Climate change doesn’t pause, and neither must...

Crunch-time talks continue as COP26 negotiators seek deal ahead of deadline |

The COP26 President, Alok Sharma, said on Friday that a small number of key issues remain unresolved by Friday afternoon. “This is our collective moment...

Climate change increasing threats in southwest Pacific: WMO report |

The State of the Climate in the South-West Pacific 2020 is part of a new series of regional climate reports by the UN weather...

New FAO analysis reveals carbon footprint of agri-food supply chain |

In its analysis, the Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) maintains that the food supply chain in many countries is on course to overtake farming...

Many countries ‘unsupported and unprepared’ to address climate health risks: WHO |

The 2021 WHO health and climate change global survey report, which covers 95 countries, found only around a quarter have been able to fully...

By 2030, half world’s population will be exposed to flooding, storms, tsunamis  |

That is why the United Nations has chosen enhancing international cooperation for developing countries, as the theme of this year’s World Tsunami Awareness Day.   In a message marking the day, the UN Secretary-General called on all...

National Summit Bring Cassava Seed System to the Front Burner

Photo Credit: Global Diaspora News (www.GlobalDiasporaNews.com). Today, stakeholders from the private and public sector including researchers are gathering in Abuja—Nigeria’s capital – for a national...

The heat is on as “final hope” climate catastrophe discussions begin

Photo Credit: Global Diaspora News (www.GlobalDiasporaNews.com). Innovation: Africa, a non-profit humanitarian organisation that has to date brought electricity and water to over 590 rural villages...

‘Dramatic’ boost needed in climate adaptation: UN environment agency |

The Adaptation Gap Report 2021: The Gathering Storm calls for ramping up funding and action to address the growing impacts of climate change.  “As the...

Precision delivery key to Unitrans Africa’s mining-sector success

Photo Credit: Global Diaspora News (www.GlobalDiasporaNews.com). Unitrans Africa’s (UA) proven mining-sector material handling capability is laying the foundation for a bright future characterised by unique...

AFGRI leverages technology to help local farmers build a sustainable future

Photo Credit: Global Diaspora News (www.GlobalDiasporaNews.com). There’s a misconception that the agriculture industry is behind the curve when it comes to technology adoption. In fact,...

$4 billion increased investment in climate-smart agriculture and food systems innovation announced at COP26...

Photo Credit: Global Diaspora News (www.GlobalDiasporaNews.com). The Agriculture Innovation Mission for Climate (AIM for Climate) – a major new initiative led by the United Arab...

Guterres urges developing countries to deliver on pledge for vulnerable nations  |

“I compare this meagre sum with the trillions being spent on COVID-19 recovery by developed countries”, he said.   António Guterres was speaking at the High Level Climate Vulnerable...