Acute food insecurity hits new highs globally – report

The number of people facing acute food insecurity and requiring urgent life-saving food assistance and livelihood support continues to grow at an alarming rate, which makes it more urgent than ever to tackle the root causes of food crises rather than just responding after they occur, according to an annual report by the Global Network Against Food Crises (GNAFC) […]

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Energy transition saw record investment in 2021: Bloomberg report

A recent report by Bloomberg (BNEF) states that global investment in the energy transition totalled $755 billion in 2021 – a new record – off the back of rising climate ambitions and policy action from countries around the world. According to BNEF, investments rose in almost every sector covered in the report, including renewable energy, energy storage, electrified […]

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Acute food insecurity soars to five-year high, warns global report

The number of people facing acute food insecurity and needing urgent life and livelihood-saving assistance has hit a five-year high in 2020 in countries beset by food crises, an annual report launched today by the Global Network Against Food Crises (GNAFC) – an international alliance of the UN, the EU, governmental and non-governmental agencies working to tackle food crises […]

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Initial USDA 2021/22 world cotton outlook shows higher prices, lower stocks

World cotton consumption is expected to exceed production for the second year in a row, reducing world stocks by 3.2 million bales, the U.S. Department of Agriculture has said. World cotton production is expected to rise 4.7 percent with the most significant year-over-year growth in Pakistan, Australia, Brazil, the United States, and West Africa. Global […]

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