At the 2015 Milan World Expo Commissioner for Research and Innovation, Carlos Moedas, announced his intention to launch a food research area by World Food Day 2016, presenting a single thematic research and innovation narrative built on a number of key food and nutrition security priorities.
The EU has completed the biggest photovoltaic solar field in Gaza. It will provide 0.5 Megawatts of electricity per day to fuel the EU-funded Southern Gaza Desalination Plant, which currently provides drinking water to 75,000 inhabitants in the Khan Younis and Rafah governorates.
The European Commission is standing by Europe’s farmers this summer, as they grapple with the difficulties of extreme droughts.
Smartphone users can now collect important data from their gardens to help the battle against climate change and solve the planet’s hunger crisis.
During a public ceremony in Mbabane a EUR 36.4 loan agreement was signed between the European Investment Bank and the Ministry of Finance of Eswatini, in support of phase two of the Lower Usuthu Smallholder Irrigation Project (LUSIP II) being developed by the Swaziland Water and Agricultural Development Enterprise (SWADE).
The College of Commissioners has today decided to register a European Citizens’ Initiative entitled ‘Stop starvation for 8% of the European population’.
The World in 2050 (TWI2050) initiative last week launched the report ‘Transformations to Achieve the Sustainable Development Goals’ at the United Nations High Level Political Forum in New York. This report sets out six key transformations that will enable the world to meet the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).
The fifth round of the High-level Political and Security Dialogue between the European Union and the countries of Central Asia (Kazakhstan, the Kyrgyz Republic, Tajikistan, Turkmenistan and Uzbekistan) took place on 9 July 2018 in Ashgabat, Turkmenistan. Afghanistan was invited to take part in the Dialogue as a special guest.