January News of the World Future Council

JANUARY NEWS

A happy and prosperous new year to all our subscribers! It was a great start to the year for us, as we could welcome a new member of the Management Board: Johanna Dillig joined the WFC as Head of Operations. Welcome Johanna to our organisation! You can read more about Johanna here.

Our subscribers will enjoy our latest videos about opportunities for young farmers in Ethiopia, and other African Champions. Our featured articles this month cover renewable energy: Anna Leidreiter reckons that renewable energy play a vital role in the EU; and Dr. Matthias Kroll explains how to convert fossil fuel stranded assets into renewable energy investments.

Best regards,

Jakob von Uexkull, Alexandra Wandel & Johanna Dillig

The Management Board

HOW GOOD LAWS CAN CHANGE LIVES

In this article, we are looking back to our Child Rights Conference in Zanzibar last year. The delegates from 12 countries were keen to exchange best practices, and learn more about they key feature of successful child protection: implementation!

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INTRODUCING: AFRICAN CHAMPIONS!

How can communities thrive in challenging environments?

Securing healthy and productive land is the key to allowing communities everywhere to not just survive but thrive. Across the world, there are policies that build a peaceful, just and sustainable future for people in drylands. It is important to learn from them.

Meet our Champions, and find out more about the solutions made in Africa.

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Ethiopia: Land for Youth Youth engagement is fundamental for Africa’s political stability and economic prosperity. Ethiopia’s Youth Land Policy gives young people opportunities.

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Steep slopes, new lives: Young farmers in Ethiopia

These steep slopes look barren and rough, but these young Ethiopians grow crops on them and make a living from

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