How sustainable ag and its connection to mental health have evolved | Agweek

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Let’s look at what was said, with an eye to whether sustainable agriculture and mental health have changed during the past 30 years. Here are the remarks of the panelists in 1991: Mr. Paul Johnson, Dr. Gordon Bultena, Mr. Jim Chrisinger and myself. For more of Mike Rosmann’s columns on behavioral health and agriculture, click […]

OP-ED: Building Asia-Pacific’s sustainable ocean economy

Fishing boats docked in a port in Khura Buri on the Andaman Sea in Thailand, where overfishing has become an environmental problem Bigstock If fully implemented, December’s pledge could kickstart an unprecedented shift toward ocean management Unprecedented might be just the most used adjective of 2020, and too often for dire reasons.  Yet, the end […]

Sustainable fund assets hit record $1.7tn in 2020

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Published: January 29, 2021 12:24:21 Demand to invest in funds which focus on environmental, social and governance (ESG) issues jumped in 2020, driving assets under management up 29 per cent in the fourth quarter to nearly $1.7 trillion, industry tracker Morningstar said on Thursday. In a turbulent year marked by the effects of the Covid-19 […]

FAO’s Investment Centre is stepping up its support for creating more robust and sustainable agri-food systems – World

FAO’s Investment Centre is stepping up its support for creating more robust and sustainable agri-food systems - World

21 December 2020, Rome – Mohamed Manssouri, Director of FAO’s Investment Centre discusses the Centre’s work and expansion plans. What’s the FAO Investment Centre? Simply put, the FAO Investment Centre creates investment solutions in sustainable food and agriculture. The Centre offers a range of investment support services helping countries to create long-term investment policies and […]

Coastal belt needs sustainable cropping pattern for higher productivity

Guava farming brings smile to Rajshahi people

FE REPORT | Published: December 15, 2020 11:12:14 Experts during a webinar on Monday put emphasis on diversified and sustainable farming patterns to raise productivity in coastal regions. The observations were made at the launch of a second-phase project styled ‘Pathways of scaling agricultural innovations for sustainable intensification in the polders of coastal Bangladesh’. The […]

Celebrating Vanuatu’s path to sustainable development

Armida Salsiah Alisjahbana: The Pacific island developing state of Vanuatu has emerged as one of the region’s great success stories. Vanuatu has joined the ranks of Samoa and the Maldives as one of only six countries to graduate from being a least developed country, since the category was introduced by the United Nations in 1971.  This […]