Forests of the future fundamental to achieving Sustainable Development Goals – UN agency

The 14th World Forestry Congress concluded today with a declaration setting out a vision for 2050 that sees forests playing “a decisive role” in ending hunger, improving livelihoods and combating climate change, said the United Nations Food and Agriculture Organisation (FAO).

2018-04-22T12:05:32-04:0011 Sep 2015|Goal 15: Life on Land, News|

UN projects world population to reach 8.5 billion by 2030, driven by growth in developing countries

The world’s population is projected to reach 8.5 billion by 2030, 9.7 billion by 2050 and exceed 11 billion in 2100, with India expected to surpass China as the most populous around seven years from now, according to a new United Nations report.

2015-07-30T15:28:08-04:0029 Jul 2015|Goal 1: No Poverty, News|
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