With ADB support, organic farming in Lao People's Democratic Republic is helping reduce rural poverty and preserve the environment. The project is boosting income for over 64,000 small farmers while slowing demand for harmful pesticides.
In the second of a series of interviews on issues relating to the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), IIED chief economist Paul Steele says the SDGs recognise the crucial challenge of achieving zero poverty and zero net emissions.
Three months from now, negotiators from around the globe will be in Paris to finalize an accord to reduce greenhouse gas emissions and begin slowing the impacts of climate change. Rachel Kyte, World Bank Group Vice President and Special Envoy for Climate Change, sits down with Pabsy Pabalan to discuss what we should be looking for in a climate deal and how we can get to a zero-carbon future.
A sustainable development agenda for the next 15 years has been hammered out among all members of the United Nations to replace the retiring Millennium Development Goals.
Norway is UNDP’s top core contributor helping to respond quickly to emerging crises and natural disasters. This vital partnership provides the foundations for a fit-for purpose organization and critical resources to eradicate poverty and protect the environment.