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Bringing Informal Workers to the Forefront of Our Economy

Photo courtesy: Pratham Institute By Annette FrancisMUMBAI, India, Nov 12 2018 (IPS) The image of the ‘struggling’ daily wage labourer in India is one that stakeholders from across ...

Considerations for Pakistan’s New Minister for National Food Security and Research

Farmers spread their produce under the sun in the courtyard of their home in Ghool village of the Chakwal district, Pakistan. Credit: Saleem Shaikh/IPS By Ahmed Raza and Daud KhanROME, ...

Aung San Suu Kyi stripped of Amnesty’s highest honor

By Amnesty InternationalNov 12 2018 (Amnesty International) Amnesty International announced today that it has withdrawn its highest honor, the Ambassador of Conscience Award, from ...

Creating Beauty and Worth from Bamboo Enhances the Livelihoods of Ghana’s Artisans

About 100 of Ghana’s artisans are benefiting from a 30-day skills development training in bamboo and rattan processing given by trainers from the International Centre for Bamboo ...

Northeast Nigeria: Urgent Need to Combat Deadly Cholera Outbreaks

Overcrowding leading to poor sanitary conditions in IDPs camps and communities contributes to further cholera outbreak in Borno Nigeria. By Janet CheronoMAIDUGURI, Nigeria, Nov 12 ...

Lack of Funds Prevent Ugandan Communities from Investing in Cage Aquaculture

Fishermen on the Ugandan side of Lake Victoria. Uganda has ventured into non-traditional methods of fishing on the lake with a few of companies using cage fishing. Credit: Wambi Michael/IPS By ...

Inside a Wagon in the Forest of Compiègne

Picture taken after the signature of the armistice in the Forest of Compiègne. Credit: Public Domain By Manuel ManonellesGENEVA, Nov 11 2018 (IPS) What is the link between the current ...

Marco Napoli, 86, Ensured the Survival of IPS at UN

By Thalif DeenUNITED NATIONS, Nov 9 2018 (IPS) Marco Napoli, who passed away on November 6, began his early professional career as a New York-based correspondent for several international ...

Suspended for Two Years, IOM Resumes Voluntary Humanitarian Return Flights from Southern Libya

Nigerian returnees boarding a plane to Lagos from southern Libya. Photo: IOM/Moayad Zaghdani By International Organization for MigrationTRIPOLI, Libya, Nov 9 2018 (IOM) The UN Migration ...

Diversifying Crops to Help Overcome Drought in Brazil

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