May 16, 2022

At COP 15, IFAD calls for immediate long-term investments in land restoration and climate resilience to ensure global food security

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From IFAD Rome, 9 May 2022:  With land degradation gaining ground and affecting up to 40% of lands on Earth, the International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD) today called for a significant increase in investments to help small-scale farmers protect and restore lands and ecosystems, build their resilience to climate change, and ensure long-term global […]

IFAD Vice President to meet Prime Minister Edouard Ngirente and ministers in Rwanda 

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Investments in climate smart, small-scale agriculture in support of rural women and youth at centre of discussions Rome, 5 May 2022 – The Vice President of the International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD), Dominik Ziller, will meet with Edouard Ngirente, Prime Minister of the Republic of Rwanda, as well as other high-level government officials during a […]

IFAD-funded project to fight rural poverty by addressing climate change effects in Mexico’s Balsas Basin

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Rome, 13 April 2022 – UN’s International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD) and the Government of Mexico have signed a financial agreement today that will support the implementation of the Balsas Basin – Reducing Climate Vulnerability and Emissions through Sustainable Livelihoods Project (Balsas Project), a rural development operation aimed to fight rural poverty by reducing small-scale […]

Impacts of Ukraine conflict on food security already being felt in the Near East North Africa region and will quickly spread, warns IFAD

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Rome, 17 March 2022 – As the war continues to rage in Ukraine, impacts of rising food prices and shortages of staple crops are already being felt in the Near East and North Africa region and spreading to the world’s most vulnerable countries, including in the Horn of Africa, with poorest people at greatest risk, warned the […]

UEFA Foundation for Children activities during UEFA EURO 2020

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In light of the positive impact of the social projects run by the UEFA Foundation for Children and its partners during UEFA EURO 2016, the foundation will oversee all charitable projects associated with this year’s tournament. The UEFA Foundation for Children reflects UEFA’s desire to play a more active role in broader society and use […]

New challenges for the Mercedes−EQ Formula E Team on the return of the series to Rome

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Formula E: Rome E-Prix 2021 At the end of a six-week break since the season opener in Diriyah, the Mercedes-EQ Formula E Team returns to the track this weekend for the Rome E-Prix As with the season opener, the second race weekend of Season 7 will consist of two races (10 and 11 April). The […]

Odyssey of the Seas to make bold, European entrance, arriving to Rome for first Mediterranean season

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NEWS PROVIDED BY Royal Caribbean International  Dec 20, 2019, 18:49 ET The Game-changing Quantum Ultra Class Ship Ups the Ante with Extended Stays and Overnights in Bucket List-worthy Mediterranean Destinations, beginning May 2021 MIAMI, Dec. 20, 2019 /PRNewswire/ — Royal Caribbean International‘s newest ship, Odyssey of the Seas, will deliver a bold lineup of sought-after destinations as the first Quantum […]

Historical clothing guides for theater costumes

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By: Molly Schwichtenberg From FUN.com Costume designers often are called upon to create clothing for a variety of shows set in many different time periods. Each time period has its own unique set of details that must be properly interpreted for a successful costume, and it’s important that the look be correct not only for the […]

Destinations of the week

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The top 25 places to travel around the world in 2019 – Part 3 By Janaki Jitchotvisut from Business Insider Travel website TripAdvisor polled millions of its users to come up with its 2019 list of favorite world destinations. Whether you love doing outdoor activities, strolling, exploring, or nightlife, there’s something for you. Unique architecture, […]

KAABOO Del Mar announces 2019 lineup

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KAABOO DEL MAR RETURNS ON SEPTEMBER 13-15, 2019 KINGS OF LEON (FRIDAY), DAVE MATTHEWS BAND (SATURDAY),MUMFORD & SONS (SUNDAY),DURAN DURAN, BLACK EYED PEAS, ONEREPUBLIC, SHERYL CROW, MAREN MORRIS,SNOOP DOGG + WU-TANG CLAN 25th ANNIVERSARY SET, MARK RONSON,THE REVIVALISTS + MANY MORE DELIVER THE MUSIC BERT KREISCHER, PETE HOLMES & FRIENDS, WAYNE BRADY, BOB SAGAT,KEVIN SMITH […]