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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

Open online course on transboundary waters

17 September, 2020

Transboundary basins account for roughly 60% of freshwater resources, serving around 40% of the world’s population. Managing these shared water resources for the benefit of each country’s population, particularly the... Read more

Water accounting in the Nile River Basin

7 September, 2020

The Nile River Basin faces a huge challenge in terms of water security. With an expected doubling of the population in the basin in the next twenty-five years, water supply... Read more

IUCN report explains sustainable agriculture

3 September, 2020

The new IUCN report Approaches to sustainable agriculture aims to shed some light on the abundance of understandings and terminology in the field – the many different approaches, practices, concepts –... Read more