Tag: Agriculture

Botswana Signs a Country Programme Framework (CPF) for 2018–2022

| February 13, 2018

Dr Alfred Madigele, Minister of Tertiary Education, Research, Science and Technology signed Botswana’s Country Programme Framework (CPF) for the period of 2018–2022 on 25 January 2018. The signing took place during a ceremony in Gaborone attended by IAEA Director General …

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Full Participation of Youth in Decision-making Key to Shaping Brighter Future for All, Social Development Commission Hears as General Debate Continues

| February 2, 2018

Younger generations must have readily available tools enabling their full participation in decision‑making arenas to better shape a brighter future for all, the Commission for Social Development heard today as it continued its general debate.

“We live in a non‑linear …

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Commission for Social Development

| February 1, 2018

Note: Complete coverage will be available at the conclusion of today's meetings.

Briefing by Youth Delegate

RUXANDA RENITA, a youth representative speaking on behalf of the United Nations Major Group for Children and Youth, briefed the Commission on the …

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Agriculture a hard sell for Zimbabwe’s youth

| December 27, 2017

Laiza Mukute’s 14-hectare plot is a pale shadow of what it was 10 years ago.

The Mukute family – 43-year-old Laiza, her husband, and three sons – obtained the plot in 2001 under a land reform programme that saw thousands …

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General Assembly Takes Action on Second Committee Reports by Adopting 41 Texts, also Passes Overhaul of United Nations Peace, Security Pillar

| December 21, 2017

Increasing Official Development Assistance, Updating Bank Policies to Support 2030 Agenda among Resolutions Approved

Gearing up to implement the international community’s 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development, the General Assembly today adopted 41 resolutions and two related decisions aimed at strengthening nations’ efforts to …

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