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Sharing water in Rwanda’s breadbasket

22 October, 2020

In Nyagatare district – known as Rwanda’s breadbasket – the farmers rear livestock and cultivate crops such as maize and rice, but they suffer a long dry season stretching from... Read more

Policy brief on hand hygiene at the workplace

12 October, 2020

Workplaces, particularly those that employ migrant workers and those in the informal economy, have taken centre stage in the containment of the COVID-19 virus. In their efforts to promote decent... Read more

Improving the health of the African Great Lakes

24 September, 2020

A new collaboration between the Canada-based International Institute for Sustainable Development (IISD) and the African Center for Aquatic Research and Education (ACARE) will tackle some of the most pressing issues... Read more

UN75: the future we want, the UN we need

21 September, 2020

In January 2020, the United Nations launched the global consultation to mark its 75th anniversary. Through surveys and dialogues, it asked people about their hopes and fears for the future... Read more