UN’s labour agency, the ILO, is pushing Thailand’s government to end murder and starvation of migrant workers that is ongoing aboard fishing vessels.
It has just been one year from the launch of the United Nations sustainable development goals (SDGs), and with unprecedented changes that took place politically, 2016 was been a year of historic change—and one that marked a pivotal moment in shaping our future. Leaders of the world gathered at the recent responsible business forum to discuss the developments and results of the SDGs.
Asia’s thriving seaweed industry is driven by demand for food, nutraceutical, and pharmaceutical products, but the sector needs to avoid ecological and societal downsides experienced in agriculture and fish farming according to the United Nations University, Institute for Water, Environment and Health (UNU-INWEH).
Drones and accessible mobile broadband are some ways technology can help with agricultural development improvements in the Asia-Pacific region.