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  • [New] A sizable number of communities currently do not have access to clean drinking water, and it's estimated that by 2050, a majority of the human population will not have access to clean fresh water. / Informed Infrastructure
  • [New] Funds will support Papua New Guinea through the multilateral PNG Electrification Partnership, invest in democratic governance and sound financial systems, while protecting one of the world's most ecologically diverse areas through conservation of forest and marine natural resources. / U.S. Department of State
  • [New] In recent years, three Arctic states have intervened to prevent Chinese companies from acquiring private corporations on the basis of national security, even though Chinese investment could help fund sorely needed infrastructure and natural resource projects. / Naadsn
  • Australia and Finland are seeking opportunities to develop their battery industries and leverage their domestic natural resources. / U.S. Government
  • Invasive plant pests have caused major losses to agriculture and natural resources, and they pose an increasing threat as the world becomes more interconnected with trade and travel. / Entomology Today
  • When China saw a looming threat to its ability to grow enough soybeans, due in part to climate change, it went from importing virtually no soybeans to importing more than half the soybeans sold on Earth. / DeSmog
  • Focussing on the said areas, Thailand hopes to achieve comprehensive security in key areas of food, health, energy, employment and sustainable natural resources and environment. / Newswit
  • NCCSP2 aims to address four major climate risks for Nepal: climate risks to infrastructure (resilience, loss and damage); quality and quantity of water; agricultural yield and food security; and biodiversity and natural resources. / Mott MacDonald
  • Experience in designing, implementing, monitoring and evaluating projects linked to sustainable management of natural resources, biodiversity conservation and climate change mitigation and adaptation at UN systems level will be a key asset. / Development Diaries
  • Waste prevention provides a magnitude of opportunities for Canada to create green jobs and grow a low-carbon economy while mitigating pollution including greenhouse gas emissions. / Oakdene Hollins
  • Myanmar has embarked on a programme of economic liberalization and re-integration with the global economy and is expected to continue to grow rapidly which will inevitably increase pressure on natural resources and biodiversity. / Convention on Biological Diversity
  • Horizon Europe is a seven year programme (2021-2027) with €95.5Bn to spend on Global challenges in health, culture, creativity, digital, climate and food, bio-economy, natural resources, agriculture and environment. / NBIC
  • The Alberta Indigenous Opportunities Corporation is an important new initiative but more can be done to help Indigenous peoples secure partnerships in natural resource projects. / Business Council of Canada
  • At the same time the agriculture sector must feed a growing global population, it will have to do so while also minimising the stress on natural resources, mitigating the impacts of climate change, and reducing the use of fertilisers and chemicals for environmental reasons. / OECD
  • Changes in the ecosystem pose grave risks to tens of millions of people in Central Africa, who depend directly on natural resources for their livelihoods. / DPPA
  • Achieving a circular economy will play an important part in reducing global carbon impact and protecting natural resources, environment and health. / Department of Finance
  • By working towards a green agriculture, FAO will support the transformation of the agricultural sector in a way that enables access for everyone to nutritious food and, at the same time, ensures the conservation of crucial natural resources. / Food and Agriculture Organisation
  • Through aggressive decarbonisation, China can not only reduce its dependence on the rest of the world for natural resources, it could also be the dominant player in the supply chains and technologies the entire world needs to tackle climate change. / Wood McKenzie
  • Natural resources are high on the list for China as it tries to lock up its resource security and remove any vulnerabilities it has in its reliance on countries it deems hostile. / Verisk Maplecroft
  • China invests heavily in Africa because it sees a continent of abundant natural resources, including strategic minerals, and a growing, youthful population that offers significant commercial opportunities, it said. / The Washington Times
  • In the future, digital twins could form the foundation of cities to be more resilient to global challenges, from the earth's staggering population growth and dwindling natural resources to the next pandemic. / Redshift EN
  • Budget 2021 proposes to provide $22.3 million over two years, starting in 2021-22, to Natural Resources Canada to establish an Atomic Workers Recognition Program. / BUDGET2017

Last updated: 20 June 2021