Also available in: Français  Photo Credit: Flore de Preneuf/World Bank From the Old Farmer’s Almanac to cutting edge satellite systems, farmers have always been in the market for weather forecasts…

Martien van Nieuwkoop |

It is no secret that disruptive “technologies of tomorrow” are now regularly touted as a keystone to addressing a changing climate.  A recent study by IFC shows that building on technological…

Alzbeta Klein |

Photo: © Dana Smillie / World Bank When the International Maritime Organization (IMO) meets in London this week, the stakes are high. The IMO’s Marine Environment Protection Committee (MEPC) plans…

Dominik Englert |

To be honest, I have never really been a fan of motorsport racing, but Formula E is something different. Regular sports car racing has always felt too loud, too polluting and a bit pointless, but…

Max Thabiso Edkins |

Just ask the investors: businesses in emerging markets can no longer afford to ignore the risks posed by the changing climate to their bottom lines. Ranging from increasingly frequent and severe…

Alzbeta Klein |

Photo credit: Katie O’Gara Ethiopia, the single largest African coffee producer and the world’s fifth largest, is commonly considered to be the birthplace of coffee.  It’s hardly a surprise that…

Ellysar Baroudy, Dan Radack |

Also available in: Spanish - French - Arabic The West Africa Agriculture Productivity Program (WAAPP). Photo Credits: Dasan Bobo/The World Bank Here’s something you may not be aware of: [[…

Juergen Voegele, John Roome |

Also available in: Russian Over the years, Bucharest has improved its cycling infrastructure. Photo: Stelian Pavalache Over the past year, people living in Bucharest, the capital of Romania, are…

Yevgen Yesyrkenov |

  So, food systems are finally on the climate change map and embedded in the language of the Paris Climate Agreement.This is a long way from the previous involvement of agriculture as a…

Marc Sadler |

Credit: UN-REDD Programme/Pablo Cambronero  The countdown is now well and truly onto to the Paris climate change talks in France. A key factor in the talks will be the national plans, known as the…

Ellysar Baroudy |