International Day of Forests
Prajeeth Sitherasenan
Friday, 20 March 2020 / Published in Blogs, Fact-On!
If deforestation became a country, it would win bronze medal in global carbon dioxide emissions (CO2e). I don’t need to tell you how precious forests are, they provide immeasurable value to us. Nearly 1.6 billion people directly depend on its resources for their livelihoods. Forests are our greatest asset to combat climate change, reduce poverty
Prajeeth Sitherasenan
Thursday, 20 February 2020 / Published in Fact-On!
You know it is a cruel joke when having a job does not mean that you will be free of poverty. “1 in 5 workers worldwide will either be living in extreme poverty or moderate poverty”, says the International Labour Organisation (ILO) in its recent report World Employment and Social Outlook, Trends 2020. If we truly want the earth’s future to work for everyone, we will need to