COP26: Funding Innovation Crucial for Strengthening Climate-Stressed Food Systems

WASHINGTON DC, Oct 25 (IPS) – The global food system is facing more demands from society than ever before in modern times – and rightly so.

From responding to the climate crisis to dealing with rising malnutrition and ensuring the sustainable use of natural resources and protection of biodiversity, the responsibility of our food systems is no longer just to “feed the world.”

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Ben Stokes added to England’s Ashes squad and ‘ready for Australia’

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Pakistan turn tables with emphatic T20 World Cup win over India

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Chris Silverwood hails ‘ruthless’ England but warns against complacency

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When it comes to having a cricket philosophy, Australia’s is marked by a deep stubbornness on any number of matters that, depending on the case,


Multilateralism committed but ‘struggling’ to solve world challenges

While multilateralism remains “committed to solving global challenges”, the deputy UN chief said on Sunday, United Nations Day, it is “struggling to find the path to effective implementation”.

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Scotland’s Matthew Cross: ‘We could do something really special’

There was a moment, about an hour into their World Cup, when everything seemed to be going wrong for Scotland. Playing Bangladesh, ranked No 6

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India v Pakistan: T20 World Cup – live!

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Celebrating the UN staffers who ‘carry hope around the globe’

From bringing together fractured communities, to fighting child labour, and advancing climate action, the work of UN staff around the world is contributing to progress and development in many different ways.

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