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International Mountain Day

11 December 2017
Mountains under Pressure: climate, hunger, migration Almost one billion people live in mountain areas, and over half the human population depends on mountains for water, food and clean energy. Yet mountains are under threat from climate change, land degradation, over exploitation...

World Soil Day 2017 - Caring for the planet starts from the ground

05 December 2017
The Global Soil Partnership is dedicating World Soil Day 2017 to the theme "Caring for the Planet starts from the Ground". Soil is a finite natural resource. On a human time-scale it is non-renewable. However, despite the essential role that soil...

The Nutrition Challenge Badge is here in Italian and Macedonian!

28 November 2017
We are delighted to announce that the Nutrition Challenge Badge is now available online in Italian and Macedonian! This booklet is designed to help children and young people learn about the importance of a balanced and varied diet to ensure all...

Launch of the Engagement Platform Decent jobs for Youth

21 November 2017
On the 29 November 2017 there will be the Launch of the Engagement Platform Decent jobs for Youth (www.decentjobsforyouth.org), by the partners of the Global initiative on Decent Jobs for Youth. The Global Initiative on Decent Jobs for Youth is a unique...

Fellowships - “Youth engagement in agribusiness and rural economic activities in Africa”

17 November 2017
The International Institute of Tropical Agriculture (IITA) received a three-year research grant for “Enhancing capacity to apply research evidence in policy for youth engagement in agribusiness and rural economic activities in Africa” funded by the International Fund for...
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