Vol 9 No 4
the UNEP magazinefor youth. To view currentand past issues of thispublication online,please visit www.unep.org
United Nations Environment Programme(UNEP)
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Director of Publications
Head, UNEP’s Children and Youth Unit
Edward Cooper, Ecuador
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Manuel Aguilar (Guatemala);Anna Collins (UK); Kevin Ochieng (Kenya);Angus Joseph (South Africa); Zhan Hong Low(Singapore); Nilza Matavel (Mozambique);Patricio Mora (Chile); Sonali Prasad (India);Tipti (India); Robert vanWaarden (Netherlands);Caroline Wambui (Kenya).
Mike Barry (M&S); JaneBowbrick; Jason Clay (WWF); Georgina Guillén(UNEP/Wuppertal Institute CSCP); Su Kahumbu(iCow); Annie Leonard (
The Story of Stuff
);Kamal Quadir (bKash); Fulai Sheng (UNEP);Wayne Talbot (Kingswood Consultation); RoseySimonds and David Woollcombe (Peace ChildInternational).Printed in Malta
The contents of this magazine do not necessarily reﬂectthe views or policies of UNEP or the editors, nor are theyan ofﬁcial record. The designations employed and thepresentation do not imply the expression of any opinionwhatsoever on the part of UNEP concerning the legal statusof any country, territory or city or its authority, or concerningthe delimitation of its frontiers or boundaries.
UNEP promotesenvironmentally sound practicesglobally and in its own activities. Thismagazine is printed on 100% chlorine-freepaper from sustainably managed forests, usingvegetable-based inks and other eco-friendlypractices. Our distribution policy aimsto reduce UNEP’s carbon footprint.
UNEP and Bayer, the German-based multinational involved inhealth care, crop protectionand high-tech materials, are working together to strengthen young people’s environmental awarenessand engage children and youth inenvironmental issues worldwide.
A partnership agreement, originallysigned in 2004 and renewed in 2007and 2010, runs through 2013. It laysdown the basis for UNEP and Bayerto implement the projects under thepartnership. These include: TUNZAMagazine, the International Children’sPainting Competition on theEnvironment, the UNEP TunzaInternational Youth and Children’sConferences, youth environmentalnetworks in Africa, Asia Paciﬁc,Europe, Latin America and theCaribbean, North America and WestAsia, the Bayer Young EnvironmentalEnvoy Program and a photocompetition, ‘Ecology in Focus’, inEastern Europe.The long-standing partnership betweenUNEP and Bayer has become apublic-private partnership that servesas a model for both organizations.
Editorial 3Welcoming the green economy 4Yes we can! 6Going viral 7Down to business 8Plan A 8Starting a new venture? 10Green enterprise in Africa 11The mobile revolution 12Power to the people 14From metropolis to megalopolis 16Green feeding 18Living together 20Create the change you want 21Seven innovations 22Heal the world 24
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