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Populist alliances of 'cowboys and Indians' are protecting rural lands

Populist alliances of ‘cowboys and Indians’ are protecting rural lands

Source: Zoltan Grossman, Professor of Geography and Native Studies, Evergreen State College / The Conversation The sea of red on...
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Namibia: 2 Percent Drought ‘Levy’ Irks Unions

By Tuyeimo Haidula, By Arlana ShikongoUNIONISTS have rejected a Cabinet proposal that requires citizens to voluntarily donate 2% of their salaries as a once...
FAO forestry newsroom

FAO forestry newsroom

©FAO/Fernando Reyes Pantoja 20 May 2019, Akumal – Forestry experts from across Mexico are meeting in Akumal on the Yucután Peninsula this week...
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Tanzania: Barrick to Force Acacia Takeover

By The Citizen ReporterDar es Salaam — Barrick Gold Corporation is to force a takeover of its Tanzania subsidiary, Acacia, to rescue the deal...
Hydropower dams can harm coastal areas far downstream

Hydropower dams can harm coastal areas far downstream

Source: Paula Ezcurra, Digital Communications Specialist, Gulf of California Marine Program, University of California San Diego / The Conversation Thousands...
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For Afro-Colombians, the 2016 Peace Treaty Brought No Peace

Members of the Muisca indigenous community protesting President Iván Duque’s National Development Plan in Bogotá on April 25, 2019. (Yulieth Rincon /...
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Nigeria: ‘Gas-Fired Power Generation Most Economically Viable for Nigeria’

By Femi AdekoyaConsidering the amount of stranded gas that can be utilised for domestic consumption and the nation's energy challenges, stakeholders in the gas...
FAO - News Article: Declining bee populations pose threat to global food security and nutrition

FAO – News Article: Declining bee populations pose threat to global food security and nutrition

20 May 2019, Rome - The global decline in bee populations poses a serious threat to a wide variety of plants critical to human...
First, Climate Change, Now the Global Extinction Crisis: Industry-Paid Hacks Deny Science to Congress

First, Climate Change, Now the Global Extinction Crisis: Industry-Paid Hacks Deny Science to Congress

In this week’s Congressional hearing on the recent (and dire) UN Global Assessment of Biodiversity, conservation scientist Dr. Jacob Malcom did not mince words as he...
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Tanzania: WFP – Food Security Is Not All About Food Sufficiency

By Rosemary MirondoDar es Salaam — The World Food Programme (WFP) has advised Tanzania to focus beyond food sufficency and start aligning its policies...
Misreading the story of climate change and the Maya

Misreading the story of climate change and the Maya

Source: Kenneth Seligson, Assistant Professor of Anthropology, California State University, Dominguez Hills / The Conversation Carbon dioxide concentrations in Earth’s...
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Sierra Leone: Parliament Ratifies U.S.$57 Million Water and Agriculture Loan Agreements

By Jariatu S. BanguraMembers of Parliament yesterday ratified an amount of $57million loan agreements in order to boost the agriculture and water sectors. They also...
UN Hunger report Despite positive trends at global level, food security continues to be a big concern across Near East and North Africa countries

UN Hunger report Despite positive trends at global level, food security continues to be...

Civil insecurity & conflicts remain the driving factor behind the increase of undernourished in the region30 September 2014, Cairo – The number of undernourished...
Communications as a Policy Tool – IMF Blog

Communications as a Policy Tool – IMF Blog

By Gerry Rice and Olga Stankova عربي, 中文, Español, Русский When it comes to forging economic policy, communicating with the public is no longer an afterthought....
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Liberia: ‘No Change in U.S.$ Price for Gas, Fuel,’ Says Commerce Ministry

Commerce Ministry says the price of Gasoline and Fuel in USD remain the same for the current circular period. the exchange rate is US$1...
Getting ready for hurricane season: 4 essential reads

Getting ready for hurricane season: 4 essential reads

Source: Jennifer Weeks, Environment + Energy Editor, The Conversation / The Conversation The official Atlantic hurricane season begins on June...
FAO - News Article: Stronger policy support needed to reap the benefits of growing trees near crops

FAO – News Article: Stronger policy support needed to reap the benefits of growing trees near...

20 May 2019, Montpellier, France - "Agroforestry isn't a ‘no man's land' between forestry and agriculture and should receive specific policy support," FAO Deputy...
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Madagascar: Court Upholds Jail Terms for Tortoise Traffickers

An appeals court in Madagascar on Wednesday upheld a six-year prison term for three people trafficking in critically endangered radiated tortoises. Two men and a...
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South Africa: Cape Town’s Hostels to Be Upgraded

By Mary-Anne GontsanaUpgrading of hostels in Langa, Nyanga and Gugulethu is likely to start next year, the City of Cape Town announced on Thursday. GroundUp...
Agricultural sector paralysed, over 80 percent of the population food insecure

Agricultural sector paralysed, over 80 percent of the population food insecure

FAO appeals for USD 118 million to support Gaza reconstructionCairo, 12 October 2014 - FAO expresses concern for the food security of all...
FAO - News Article: Nobel Peace Laureate Muhammad Yunus calls for a new approach to address hunger and conflict

FAO – News Article: Nobel Peace Laureate Muhammad Yunus calls for a new approach to address...

21 May 2019, Rome - Nobel Peace Laureate Muhammad Yunus today called for a complete change in the ways to address the often-related issues...
How rural areas like Florida's Panhandle can become more hurricane-ready

How rural areas like Florida’s Panhandle can become more hurricane-ready

Source: Eren Erman Ozguven, Assistant Professor of FAMU-FSU College of Engineering, affiliate of Institute for Successful Longevity, Pepper Institute on Aging and Public...
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Tanzania: Go for Expert Guide in Handling Dengue Fever, Public Advised

By Lydia ShekighendaMEMBERS of the public were yesterday warned against relying on distorted reports on treatment of dengue fever, amid advice to pursue professional...
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Africa: New Study Proves Penguins Are Key Indicators of Ocean Health

By Aletta HarrisonA new study has proven that African penguins...

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