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Use of Water for Electricity Generation Triggers Outcry in Mexico

Non-governmental organisations in Mexico are promoting a citizen water law to guarantee the human right to water. In the picture, social activists take part in a national workshop ...

UN Agencies, Government Distribute LPG Stoves to Rohingya Refugees, Bangladeshi Villagers to Save Remaining Forests

UN agencies and Bangladesh government launch alternative fuel project in Cox’s Bazar to help reduce deforestation linked to Rohingya crisis. Photos: Patrick Shepherd FAO/IOM By ...

Take Charge of Your Food: Your Health is Your Business

Credit: IPS By Sunita NarainNEW DELHI, Aug 17 2018 (IPS) The minimum we expect from the government is to differentiate between right and wrong. But when it comes to regulating our ...

How Ghana’s Rapid Population Growth Could Become an Emergency and Outpace Both Food Production and Economic Growth

Paul Ayormah and his friends on his maize farm in Donkorkrom in the Kwahu Afram Plains District of Ghana’s Eastern Region. Credit: Jamila Akweley Okertchiri/IPS By Jamila Akweley ...

Chairman of the Geneva Centre highlights the need to protect civilians in armed conflicts

Syrian boy brings bread back from underground bakery in severly damaged area of Aleppo. Credit Shelly KittlesonIPS By Geneva CentreGENEVA, Aug 17 2018 (Geneva Centre) On the occasion ...

SLIDESHOW: Planet Earth, The Only Home We Have

The melting polar ice cap in July 2018, at 80 degrees North, inside the Arctic Circle between Svalbard, Norway and Greenland. Climate change is warming polar regions twice as fast ...

Music: Nigeria’s New Cultural Export

Wizkid performs in London, United Kingdom. Photo: Alamy/Michael Tubi By Franck Kuwonu, Africa Renewal*UNITED NATIONS, Aug 16 2018 (IPS) It is a cold evening in Antwerp, Belgium’s ...

ERC conducts urgent rescue operations for flood-hit people in Sudan, India, Indonesia

By WAMABU DHABI, Aug 16 2018 (WAM) Responding to urgent international appeals, the Emirates Red Crescent, ERC, has provided shelters, tents, covers and food to those stricken by the ...

A Detained Migrant, Nurse and Humanitarian: IOM Staff takes Inspiration from a Migrant he meets in Libyan Detention Centre

Hmouzi/IOM Libya By Mohammad Ibrahim Al-HmouziAug 16 2018 (IOM) It has been two years since I started working with IOM and I would not even call it ‘work’. These have been two ...

Joint Action Needed to Reform our Food System

Smallholder coffee farmers. Credit: SAFE Platform By Carol GribnauAug 15 2018 (IPS) While participating in this year’s High-level Political Forum (HLPF), one thing became crystal ...
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