Tag sustainability

Stefanie Kaegi, November 2017 0

23rd UN Climate Change Conference: HELVETAS Side Event

15th November 2017, Bonn This blog is about the side event of HELVETAS Swiss Intercooperation on “collaborating to scale up sustainable food systems in a changing climate” at the 23rd UN Climate Change Conference in Bonn, Germany. Climate change impacts most acutely the global water and food systems. Water productivity and agro-biodiversity are key adaptation measures to

Zenebe Uraguchi, October 2017 0

Walking the talk: a tale of three countries on “water integrity”

Jesper Elias Lauridsen & Zenebe Uraguchi Reaching the Sustainable Development Goal (SDG) of access to safely managed water and sanitation services by 2030 calls for countries to address root causes of inadequate or lacking water and sanitation services. For this, as stated in SDG 16, improvement in accountable and inclusive institutions/governance systems is essential. But

Zenebe Uraguchi, September 2017 0

Using a Systemic Approach to Analyse the BioTrade Market System

Andrew Wilson, Robbie Hogervorst & Zenebe Uraguchi There are concerns about an overemphasis on economic growth in systemic approaches to programme design and management (also known as market systems development – MSD), which many people feel pays insufficient attention to, or even willfully ignores the environment.  There is a grain of truth in this critique