Extreme weather and climate events caused more damage than ever before in 2017

The United Nations weather agency have reported that hurricanes, monsoons, floods and droughts made 2017 the most damaging year ever. Petteri...
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The number of people experiencing food insecurity rose by 16 million in 2017

The Food Security Information Network released its 2018 Global Report on Food Crises today. The report reveals that approximately 124 million...
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World Water Day – What Threat Does Water Pose to Asia?

March 22nd 2018 marks the 25th Annual World Water Day which aims to highlight the importance of freshwater and advocate for the sustainable management...
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Does satellite data hold the answer to agricultural challenges in Africa?

There has been a significant growth in the availability of satellite data in recent years, providing access to information on air quality, soil...
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DFID steps up support for Rohingya refugees as monsoon season looms

The UK’s Department for International Development (DFID) has increased support to Rohingya refugees ahead of monsoon season. Bangladesh’s...
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Technology and innovation are key for Asia’s development

The challenges of development are complex, inter-connected, fast changing and unprecedented. The unique challenges affect countries and populations...
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