Post-Conflict Development's Crucial Role in State Reconstruction

82 million people are currently fleeing war and conflict. Photo: UN Photo / Shareef Sarhan.

Of: Claire Coviaux and Maria Malmsten

Only a few weeks ago, an eleven day conflict between Israel and Palestine united multiple world leaders and organizations to find a peaceful solution. Efforts to maintain international peace as well as to end war have contributed to creating multinational organizations, such as the United Nations and the European Union. However, in many cases the […]

June 23, 2021, Editorial, Magazine

Rural Development: The key to tackling local hunger and poverty?

The lack of knowledge to respect nature and discrimination against minorities have created great hunger and poverty challenges. Photo: Samuel Vigier, Flickr

Of: Claire Coviaux and Maria Malmsten

Rural development is the process of life quality improvement and economic growth of rural populations in developing countries. It reduces local poverty and hunger by addressing many multi-sectoral needs including education, health, agriculture, and natural resources. The concept first appeared in the 1992 UN Agenda 21 - Chapter 14. Its major influence in the international […]

May 3, 2021, Editorial, Magazine

The paradox of food waste and hunger

Claire van Enk created Farm to Feed Kenya to connect farmers and people suffering from hunger. Photo: Micky Schepers-Farm to Feed Kenya

Of: Maria Malmsten

The paradox of hunger, food loss and waste is a global issue. All around the world, a third of all produced food never reaches the consumer. Claire van Enk has created Farm to Feed Kenya to bring about change in these issues, while striving for a healthier planet.

April 29, 2021, Long read, Magazine

Waste Management Is Key To Sustainable Development

Tony Clark, The CEO of Avfall Sverige. Photo: Avfall Sverige.

Tony Clark, The CEO of Avfall Sverige. Photo: Avfall Sverige.

Of: Maria Malmsten

Sustainable waste management is key to reaching many of the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). Well planned waste management aims to reduce, reuse and recycle waste. I interviewed Tony Clark, CEO of Avfall Sverige, to discuss how to make waste management more sustainable.

December 29, 2020, Article, English, Interview, Magazine