Sustainable Development

Advancing the Sustainable Development Goals

As we strive for sustainable diets to combat climate change and protect biodiversity, concerns arise about their nutritional adequacy. A systematic review reveals that eco-friendly diets may lead to lower intakes of essential micronutrients, posing risks to vulnerable populations. How can we balance environmental sustainability with optimal nutrition?
The textile and apparel industries are showing signs of progress on gender awareness and women’s empowerment. Yet, at the start of their supply chains, the cotton sector lags behind. So, Alia Malik asks: How can cotton sow fields of change?
Amid rising global hunger due to pandemic, conflict, and climate change, SDG2: Zero Hunger remains a paramount goal. Learn how Farm Africa is enhancing smallholder farmers’ resilience in Eastern Africa through climate-smart agriculture, holistic programs, and empowering community-led initiatives, driving forward the critical mission to eradicate hunger by 2030.
The contribution that women make to the coffee value chain often goes underappreciated and undercompensated. However, TechnoServe Global Gender Director Cristina Manfre argues that by shining a spotlight on the roles women play across the value chain, we can help them to improve their incomes and economic empowerment.
Gender equality is the cornerstone of sustainable business growth. This article explores how MEDA’s Gender Equality Mainstreaming (GEM) Framework is advancing gender equality, in addition to business growth and impact. After applying GEM to 40 businesses and investment funds globally, MEDA found that mainstreaming gender throughout business operations was linked with greater commercial success.
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