WFP's logistics team in Chad plays a key role in keeping the truck and light vehicle fleet on the road so that food gets delivered where and when it is needed. But maintaining vehicles in top shape has a down side - it creates lots of waste....
The growing population of the planet (four fold in the past 100 years) is placing a strain on the ability of the world’s agricultural production to meet the nutritional needs of the entire global population.
Rising food prices, increasing...
Rising oil prices, tighter environmental legislation and growing consumer awareness are already making their mark on one of the most carbon hungry industries of them all - the motor industry. In a sign of the times, vehicle manufacturers are now...
Global environmental problems sometimes appear to be beyond our control as individuals. The reality is that UN staff can contribute a lot in their day-to-day lives to building a more sustainable world – beginning in their own organizations.
The UNDP’s project is Cyprus has become a model for embedding sustainability into both programmes and day-to-day operations. And as active supporters of Greening the Blue, they are keen to share their story with other UN colleagues around the world.
In addition to alleviating global hunger, the World Food Programme (WFP) is also contributing to efforts to create a more sustainable United Nations.
WFP’s Armenia office provides an excellent example of WFPs approach: using energy efficiency and...