The United Nations Office for Disaster Risk Reduction (UNDRR) and the International Real Estate Federation (FIABCI) signed a global partnership agreement aiming to foster a culture of prevention and resilience in the real estate sector.
The forthcoming Global Biodiversity Framework is likely to recognise the importance of Indigenous Peoples and Local Communities in meeting SDG targets, yet they face several challenges to accessing investor capital for this conservation mandate.
Sitting in a semi-circle in the yard outside of a village school in Nepal, a group of farmers share their concerns about the future. They discuss how the rain is unreliable – droughts and floods are both becoming more common. Before the rain is the heat.
Huy Fong Foods, the company that produces 20m bottles of sriracha sauce annually, has experienced a low inventory of red jalapeño chilli peppers in recent years worsened by spring’s crop failure. The cause? Severe weather and drought conditions in Mexico.
This research project, LANDSLIP “Landslide multi-hazard risk assessment, preparedness and early warning in South Asia: Integrating meteorology, landscape and society” research project, ran from 2016 to 2022.