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To beat hunger and combat climate change, world must ‘scale-up’ soil health

To beat hunger and combat climate change, world must ‘scale-up’ soil health

15 August 2018
Healthy soils are essential to achieve ‘Zero Hunger’ – and other Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) – peace and prosperity, the United Nations agriculture agency chief underscored in Brazil at the World Congress of Soil Science.   On Sunday, more than 2,000 scientists gathered in Rio de Janeiro under the theme “Soil Science: Beyond…
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Defending people - An interview with the UN rights cheif - Zeid

Defending people - An interview with the UN rights cheif - Zeid

In his last major interview with UN News, the outgoing UN human rights chief tells us that the “real pressure on this job comes from the victims and those who suffer and expect a great deal from us.” [testimonial author=" Zeid Ra’ad al Hussein" title="United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights" avatar="images/2018/zeidraadhussm.jpg" icon="icon"]If you don't sometimes speak out, if you don't threaten to speak out, you don't grab…
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  • UNFPA staff Ella presents a gift to a visitor at the UN booth on International Women's Day 2018
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  • Culture night at MUN 2018 in Port of Spain
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