Also available in: Español - French - Arabic  Copyright: Sławomir Kowalewski [[tweetable]]Cooling and refrigeration are essential to increasing labor productivity[[/tweetable]], improving…

Karin Shepardson |

詳細な統計を見るまでもなく、フィリピンでは、災害により毎年1000人以上の生命が失われている。そのうち、台風による被害は、死者の74%、被害総額の62%、農業セクターへの損害の70%を占めている。   2013年11月にフィリピンを襲った、現地では大型台風ヨランダとして知られる台風ハイヤンは、観測史上最大規模である。同国はまた、地震や火山噴火など様々な災害リスクに晒されている。

John Roome |

  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 |

Also available in: Español | Français This weekend, the leaders of the G7 committed to a series of actions that mark their first serious recognition of the economic transformation that is ahead of…

Rachel Kyte |

Fossil fuel subsidies are bad economic policy, bad social policy and bad for the environment. Yet, many countries have some type of fossil fuel subsidy. In 2013, those subsidies added up to nearly…

Marianne Fay |

_ By Yoichi Masuzoe, Governor of Tokyo   The IPCC’s Fifth Assessment Report firmly centered on the reality of human-driven climate change. If we don’t take immediate and tangible steps to reduce…

Yoichi Masuzoe |

Look, right there, there it is: Impact! (I think ...) Last week saw a flurry of news reports in response to a single blog post about the well known One Laptop Per Child project. It's dead,…

Michael Trucano |

tablets loom increasingly large on the horizon in many places [also available in Thai] Recent headlines from places as diverse as Kenya ("6, 000 primary schools picked for free laptop project…

Michael Trucano |

​Participants at the first Community Practitioners Academy meeting, which was held ahead of the Fourth Global Platform for Disaster Reduction in Generva. - Photos: Margaret Arnold/World Bank…

Margaret Arnold |

a handy approach to finding the answers Challenges for educators in the Internet age Wherever there are rules, there are almost inevitably people looking to break them, especially where a…

Michael Trucano |