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Capacity4dev Team posted an Idea 23 March 2018
Women breaking stones
Sand, gravel and salt may have a low price per tonne, but their value for domestic development and their potential for local employment creation is significant, especially when compared to the more talked about minerals like copper and gold. With 70% of the world’s population expected to live in cities by 2050, these humble ‘Development Minerals’ will play a crucial role in building homes and urban environments. The African, Caribbean and Pacific Group of States, supported by the EU and UNDP, have initiated a capacity-building programme to develop this sector sustainably and improve livelihood opportunities.
Virunga: Preserving Africa’s national parks through people-centred development
Home to rare and endangered species, the Congo’s national parks are also sites of human conflict. Without addressing the material drivers behind ecological degradation, conservation risks a losing battle. For Virunga, tackling socio-economic challenges facing local populations was a necessity in preserving its natural heritage.
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From9 January 2018
in Brussels (Belgium)
Organised byECOPOTENTIAL

Join us for the launch event on Tuesday, 9 January 2018 of the 'SPACED' photo exhibition. 

Isabelle Demolin posted Information 27 January 2018

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A Pakistani family sets up camp by flooded lands
Climate change affects everyone – from villagers in the most remote parts of the world, to metropolitan heads of government and private sector leaders. Amid a changing political landscape and an increase in climate impacts, dialogue and collaboration are needed more than ever to make a lasting difference.
United Nations Environment Programme (UN Environment) posted an Idea 12 April 2017

Forests cover one third of the Earth's land mass and host more than 80% of the animals, insects and plants on land. They perform vital functions, providing food, shelter, energy, medicines, oxygen and so much more to us.

Pierre Berman posted Information 16 April 2018

Rural population depending on agricultural activities in remote areas are usually belonging to the informal sector because of the low level of formalization of the production means, absence of formal and legally recognized business entity, … This lack of formalization is also one of the causes of

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