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The Local Peace Economy joins the United Nations in its call for a Decade of Action to transform the world by 2030. The 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development 17 goals, adopted by all United Nations Member States in 2015, provides a shared blueprint for peace and prosperity for people and the planet, now and into the future. This month Sustainable Development Goal the Local Peace Economy is working on is #7 Universal access to affordable, reliable, sustainable and modern energy service
The world is making progress towards goal 7 with encouraging signs that energy is becoming more sustainable and widely available. Access to electricity in poorer countries has begun to accelerate, energy efficiency continues to improve, and renewable energy is making impressive gains in the electricity sector.
VIRTUAL EVENT. The Niagara Falls Illumination Board and North American Plant Protection Organization (NAPPO) are raising awareness about World Food Day and is joining the global campaign to end hunger by lighting the iconic landmark of Niagara Falls, blue. The event will take place on 16 October 7pm Pacific Daylight time.
The Future of Food is in our Hands.
The Local Peace Economy joins with people around the earth to celebrate world food day and help to end hunger in our local communities. In a vast world of almost 8 billion people we all need food, survive because of it and derive happiness from it. Yet profound inequalities exist in our global society when comes access to food. Three billion people suffer from food insecurity and cannot afford healthy diets, while overweight and obesity continue to increase worldwide. In the environment many farming practices are unsustainable and have led to land degradation, depletion of nature resources, water loss and less food production at higher cost. With make it harder for farmers and farm workers to make a living income. Which affects one billion workers worldwide who earn their livelihoods in the agriculture industry, more than any other economic sector.