Daily Archives: July 6, 2017

6 07, 2017

Monthly global food price index up 1.4 per cent; cereal stocks set to hit new record, says UN agency

2017-11-16T15:33:36+00:00 July 6th, 2017|Hunger and food security, News|

Rising prices of cereals, meat and dairy products have pushed the global food price index up by 1.4 per cent compared to last month and 7.0 per cent compared to last year, the United Nations agriculture agency has said.

6 07, 2017

Half of all countries aware but lacking national plan on cybersecurity, UN agency reports

2017-11-16T15:33:37+00:00 July 6th, 2017|Infrastructure, News|

Only about half of all countries have a cybersecurity strategy or are in the process of developing one, the United Nations telecommunications agency today reported, urging more countries to consider national policies to protect against cybercrime.

6 07, 2017

Amid rising temperatures, UN agency launches video ‘forecasts’ on impact of climate change

2017-11-16T15:33:38+00:00 July 6th, 2017|Climate change, News|

In a year already marked by heatwaves and new daily temperature records, the United Nations weather agency and television weather anchors have joined forces to create video forecasts that explore how climate change would make future summers even hotter in major cities of the world.