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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 ...

Stopping Ebola in its Tracks with Point of Entry Screening

A health officer on the outskirts of Itipo prepares to open a barrier for a motorbike driver who has undergone screening . Photo: IOM By IOM Democratic Republic of the CongoAug 15 ...

Palestinian Children, the True Victims of the Conflict

Over 700 West Bank children were detained by Israeli military forces between 2012 and 2017, with 72 percent of them enduring physical violence after the arrest, according to Defense ...

Demonizing State-Owned Enterprises

Privatization has not provided the miracle cure for the problems (especially the inefficiencies) associated with the public sector. Credit: IPS By Jomo Kwame SundaramKUALA LUMPUR ...

Let Food Be Thy Medicine

Typical food store in Brazzaville, Congo. Credit: WHO By Adelheid Onyango and Bibi GiyoseBRAZZAVILLE, Congo, Aug 14 2018 (IPS) When faced with a crisis, our natural reaction is to ...

DGCX, DIEDC partner to strengthen Dubai’s Islamic finance economy

By WAMDUBAI, Aug 14 2018 (WAM) The Dubai Gold and Commodities Exchange, DGCX, and the Dubai Islamic Economy Development Centre, DIEDC, on Tuesday signed a Memorandum of Understanding, ...

When Salt Water Intrusion is Not Just a Threat But a Reality for Guyanese Farmers

Kaieteur Falls, Guyana. Guyanese farmers have been reporting salt water intrusion for a number of years. This especially happens during periods of drought and in those regions where ...

Mediterranean Migrant Arrivals Reach 61,517 in 2018; Deaths Reach 1,524

By International Organization for MigrationGENEVA, Aug 14 2018 (IOM) IOM, the UN Migration Agency, reports that 61,517 migrants and refugees entered Europe by sea in 2018 through 12 ...

Scientists Warn of the Imminent Depletion of Groundwater in Chile’s Atacama Desert

Students from the rural school of El Llanito de Punitaqui, in the Atacama Desert in northern Chile, show the vegetables from the garden they irrigate with harvested rainwater. Credit: ...

Roots in Diffa: Seeking Solace from Conflict

By International Organization for MigrationNiger, Aug 13 2018 (IOM) In 2015, the Boko Haram insurgency sweeping northern Nigeria reached the Diffa region of southern Niger, leading ...
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