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True Cost of a Plate of Food Around the World

This article is part of a series of opinion pieces to mark World Food Day October 16   Herve Verhoosel is Senior Spokesperson at the UN World Food Programme (WFP) By Herve VerhooselGENEVA, ...

Sex Offender Registry is Not Enough to Curb Sexual Violence Against Women

Protesters gather at a candlelight vigil in New Delhi. Credit: Sujoy Dhar/IPS By Elsa D’Silva and Quratulain FatimaOct 15 2018 (IPS) India recently launched a sex offender ...

A New IFC Vision for Greening Banks in Emerging Markets

The Benban Solar Park will provide fast-growing Egypt with the clean energy it needs to drive economic growth sustainably. Credit: Dominic Chavez/World Bank By Philippe Le HouérouWASHINGTON ...

Rural Migration: An Opportunity, Not A Challenge

Women and children caught in a dust-laden gust at an IDP settlement 60km south of the town of Gode, reachable only along a dirt track through the desiccated landscape. Credit: James ...

Women & Youth Key to Achieving Agenda 2030 in South-South Cooperation

India and Kenya signed agreements in the field of agriculture during Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta’s visit to New Delhi. Credit: G.N. Jha By Siddharth ChatterjeeNAIROBI, Kenya, ...

World Food Day: World Hunger is on the Rise Again

By IPS World DeskROME, Oct 15 2018 (IPS) According to the United Nations’ Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO), over 820 million people are currently suffering from chronic ...

Helping Ethiopia Achieve Green Growth and Avoid Industrialised Nations’ Environmental Mistakes

Ethiopia is not an industrialised country but is looking at alternative economic activity that allows a low-carbon economy and means of living. Credit: James Jeffrey/IPS By James ...

Students Go Green to End Global Energy Poverty

A Congolese man transports charcoal on his bicycle outside Lubumbashi in the DRC. Credit: Miriam Mannak/IPS By Busani BafanaBULAWAYO, Zimbabwe , Oct 15 2018 (IPS) In Africa, over ...

Fifty nine government, private entities showcase services at Smart Dubai pavilion at GITEX Technology

By WAMDUBAI, Oct 14 2018 (WAM) Smart Dubai’s pavilion at the GITEX Technology Week 2018 – held at the Dubai World Trade Centre from October 14-18 – is set to host 59 Government ...

Latin America Backslides in Struggle to Reach Zero Hunger Goal

A girl helps her family peeling cassava in Acará, in the northeast of Brazil’s Amazon jungle. More than five million children are chronically malnourished in Latin America, ...
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