Food sustainability in the post-pandemic international paradigm

New type of rice brings new hope for coastal farmers

Muhammad Zamir  | Published: July 25, 2021 20:58:10 On June 29 this year, a meeting was held by the Ministers of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation in Matera, Italy, within the framework of the Group of 20 (G20). The topic of food sustainability was discussed at the meeting in view of the ongoing impacts of […]

Reimagining Youth Skills Post-Pandemic | The Daily Star

Reimagining Youth Skills Post-Pandemic | The Daily Star

Thu Jul 15, 2021 12:00 AM People, many of them young men, wait at a playground in the capital’s Siddheswari area to receive help amid the ongoing lockdown to curb Covid-19 transmission, on July 8, 2021. Photo: Anisur Rahman “> People, many of them young men, wait at a playground in the capital’s Siddheswari area […]

The post-pandemic economic recovery: Cautious optimism

The post-pandemic economic recovery: Cautious optimism

Muhammad Mahmood | Published: April 10, 2021 20:45:34 The Covid-19 pandemic is unprecedented in its global outbreak causing significant slowdown in economic activities and reductions in income and triggering unemployment. The pandemic has posed formidable challenges to policymakers as it has created truly a global shock never experienced before involving disruptions in both supply and […]

Commitment to post-pandemic ‘green’ recovery falling short

Commitment to post-pandemic ‘green’ recovery falling short

The world is at a critical moment to deliver on the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development, UN Deputy Secretary-General Amina Mohammed said on Wednesday, during a virtual discussion with European Parliament Vice-President Heidi Hautala.  Multilateral engagement is key to responding to the pandemic and achieving the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), and the deputy chief highlighted the importance of the UN’s strategic partnership with the […]