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Amid Effects of Climate Change, High Debt, Least Developed, Landlocked, Small Island Countries Struggle to Meet 2030 Agenda, Speakers Warn Political Forum

‘Stop the Problem,’ Palau’s President Urges, Pointing to Warming Oceans, Slow Progress on Halting Global Temperature RiseFrom climate change to burdensome debt, the challenges of small island developing States, least developed countries and landlocked …

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Humanitarian aid: €7 million for disaster preparedness in Southern Africa and Indian Ocean region

As natural disasters threaten the most vulnerable people in the Southern Africa and Indian Ocean region, the EU is providing €7 million in humanitarian aid to increase the capacity of communities and authorities to prepare for and respond to disasters….

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New funding boosts efforts to combat deforestation, desertification, climate change and strengthen food systems

14 June 2019, Rome – FAO today welcomed a decision by the Council of the Global Environment Facility (GEF) to provide $179 million to support the UN agency’s work with countries worldwide at the critical nexus between agriculture and the environment.&n…