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People must regain control over food supply chain after coronavirus, says new U.N. envoy

28 May 2020

ROME (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - With panic buyers stripping supermarket shelves and long queues at food banks, the new coronavirus crisis has laid bare the challenges in ending global hunger, said the new United Nations Special Rapporteur on the Right to Food.

INTERVIEW -People must regain control over food supply chain after coronavirus, says new U.N. envoy

28 May 2020

ROME, May 28 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - With panic buyers stripping supermarket shelves and long queues at food banks, the new coronavirus crisis has laid bare the challenges in ending global hunger, said the new United Nations Special Rapporteur on the Right to Food.

Factbox: Pandemic piles pressure on world's shrinking forests

22 May 2020

ROME (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Forests face an increased risk of being cut down and degraded as a result of the economic fallout from the coronavirus pandemic, a senior U.N. official said on Friday.

FACTBOX-Pandemic piles pressure on world's shrinking forests

22 May 2020

ROME, May 22 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Forests face an increased risk of being cut down and degraded as a result of the economic fallout from the coronavirus pandemic, a senior U.N. official said on Friday.

Ice age: Off-grid ways to turn down rising heat for the poor

22 May 2020

ROME (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - A desire to help rural India's dairy farmers who do not have access to electricity led New Delhi-based New Leaf Dynamic Technologies to come up with a refrigerator powered by farm waste, abundantly available in the countryside.

FEATURE-Ice age: Off-grid ways to turn down rising heat for the poor

22 May 2020

ROME, May 22 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - A desire to help rural India's dairy farmers who do not have access to electricity led New Delhi-based New Leaf Dynamic Technologies to come up with a refrigerator powered by farm waste, abundantly available in the countryside.

Will pandemic push humans into a healthier relationship with nature?

21 May 2020

ROME (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Daniel Wanjama had everything ready for this year's first seed fair in the Kenyan town of Gilgil, an important event where poor farmers exchange seeds of nutritious, hardy local crops they cannot easily buy in shops or markets.

ANALYSIS-Will pandemic push humans into a healthier relationship with nature?

21 May 2020

ROME, May 21 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Daniel Wanjama had everything ready for this year's first seed fair in the Kenyan town of Gilgil, an important event where poor farmers exchange seeds of nutritious, hardy local crops they cannot easily buy in shops or markets.

Life-threatening extreme heat set to trap millions indoors by 2060

08 May 2020

ROME (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Extreme heat and humidity are increasing across the globe, threatening millions of lives and economies in places where it could become fatal to work outdoors, scientists said on Friday.

Life-threatening extreme heat set to trap millions indoors by 2060

08 May 2020

ROME, May 8 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Extreme heat and humidity are increasing across the globe, threatening millions of lives and economies in places where it could become fatal to work outdoors, scientists said on Friday.

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