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More dry years ahead for South-East Asia

New UN-ASEAN study reveals slow but devastating impacts of drought in the region By PRESS RELEASEMANDALAY, Myanmar, Apr 24 2019 (IPS-Partners) (ESCAP news) – Future scenarios of ...

After the Rain: The Lasting Effects of Storms in the Caribbean

By Luis Felipe López-CalvaUNITED NATIONS, Apr 24 2019 – Sustainability is constitutive of the concept of development. Just as economist Amartya Sen has argued that there is ...

Bombardier Commercial Aircraft Enhances Customer Support in Africa and the Middle East with Relocation of its Q Series Aircraft Regional Support Team

Customer support team for the Q Series Aircraft Program will be located alongside longstanding customer South African Express Airways and close to O.R. Tambo International Airport ...

Privatization Promotes Collusion and Corruption

Privatization is expected by many to promote competition and eliminate corruption. In practice, the converse has been true as privatization beneficiaries have successfully colluded ...

Lost in the Cyberworld? The Enigmatic Mr Assange

By Jan LundiusSTOCKHOLM / ROME, Apr 23 2019 – Trump´s electoral success was preceded by a rise of chauvinistic politics in most of Europe, paired with electoral triumphs of far-right ...

Against All Odds, Indigenous Villages Generate Their Own Energy in Guatemala

Diego Matom, a member of the Ixil indigenous community, poses happily with his family, surrounded by fresh loaves of bread which were baked thanks to community electricity generation, ...

Bleak Outlook for Press Freedom in West Africa

By Lahai J. SambomaLONDON, Apr 23 2019 – When former footballer George Weah became president of Liberia in 2018, media practitioners felt they had in him a democrat who would ...

Why Climate Action Plans are not Good Enough to Deliver a Low-Carbon Future in Cities

Illustration by Cliff van Thillo By Karishma AsarpotaDUBAI, Apr 23 2019 – Though climate policies aim to reduce GHG emissions, they miss out on emphasizing the importance of ...

Economic Empowerment of Women Good for All

Attendees at an FAO sub-regional training workshop on gender and livestock in Harare, Zimbabwe. By Kingsley IghoborUNITED NATIONS, Apr 22 2019 – Government staffer Souhayata ...

Global Energy Consumption is Up — So Are Emissions

Illustration: Tarique Aziz By Sunita NarainNEW DELHI, Apr 22 2019 – Our acceptance of climate change doesn’t keep pace with our energy consumption reduction. However, the ...
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