In an interconnected world, with pandemic or climate change, development funding must also go to research.
Locally emerging resistance to treatment is major health threat in sub-saharan Africa.
An example of a worsening retroaction between two SDGs : climate action (SDG13) and zero hunger (SDG2).
In remote villages of the Peruvian Andes, a robot has taken over the classrooms.
The Cameroonian government has decided to create logging concessions in a biodiversity sanctuary.
Scientists have identified genes in local maize varieties that can fight off stemborers by summoning their natural enemies, raising hopes for pest-resistant varieties for African smallholders.
Growing trend towards science research from global South given boost by COVID-19 interruptions.
Protecting wildlife on land and in the sea (SDGs 14 and 15) would have favorable economic consequences, improving several other SDGs.
In Malawi, a project that used football to attract the youth and educate them on HIV/AIDS increased testing for HIV by about 30 per cent within this population.
Luiz Eugenio Mello, who has recently been appointed as the scientific director of one of Brazil’s major research funding agencies shares his vision for this agency and for science.