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Table Banking that helps women in Kenya to put food on the table – global issues

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Matbordsbanken turns the tables against systematic and systematic economic exclusion of women. Author: Joyce Chimbi / IPS by Joyce Chimbi (nairobi) Friday, October 15, 2021 Inter Press Service NAIROBI, October 15 (IPS) – Pascaline Chemutai’s five acres of land located in the country’s bread basket region in the Rift

Argentina’s small farming communities reach consumers online – global issues

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One of the Argentine small agricultural groups involved in the digital marketing project uses agro-ecological irrigation and tomato crushing technology in the province of Mendoza. CREDIT: Nicol├ís Heredia / Alma Nativa by Daniel Gutman (Buenos Aires) Thursday, October 14, 2021 Inter Press Service BUENOS AIRES, October 14 (IPS) –

How land management can restore hope to women in rural Kenya – global issues

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Jennifer Kamba (right), a farmer in Machakos County, Kenya, is unable to support her family with the income from her farm due to land degradation, as she is now a part-time cook and food supplier. by Stella Paul (Hyderabad, India) Thursday, October 14, 2021 Inter Press Service HYDERABAD, India,

Atoll Nation of Tuvalu adopts “cubes” to increase nutrient-rich food production – global issues

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Tuvalu farmers have seen their crops destroyed by extremely tropical weather. They now use Funafala “food pieces” to have greater control over their harvests. by Catherine Wilson (Canberra, Australia) Wednesday, October 13, 2021 Inter Press Service CANBERRA, Australia, October 13 (IPS) – Tuvalu, a small atoll nation in the

Zero Hunger campaign in Vietnam focuses on remote areas and cities – global issues

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A Dao family eating a meal in Sa Pa, Lao Cai Province, Vietnam. The Alliance of Bioversity International and the International Center for Tropical Agriculture (CIAT) support the Vietnam Government’s Zero Hunger Challenge. Credit: Alliance of Bioversity International and CIAT – Trong Chinh by Siri Jamieson (Rome, Italy) Friday,

Rwanda’s Rainforest Conservation wins praise from indigenous peoples – global issues

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Rwanda’s rainforest Gishwati Mukura is one of the most biodiversity in the Congo Basin. Credit: Possible Twahirwa / IPS by Aimable Twahirwa (nyabihu, rwanda) Thursday, September 30, 2021 Inter Press Service NYABIHU, RWANDA, September 30 (IPS) – Laurent Hategekimana, a villager from Nyabihu, a district of western Rwanda, recalls

A landmark victory for humans and the planet – global issues

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Opinion by Andy Currier (san francisco, usa) Wednesday, September 29, 2021 Inter Press Service The author is a Research Associate at the Oakland Institute in San Francisco, USA. SAN FRANCISCO, USA, 29 September (IPS) – World Bank announcement on 16 September 2021 that it had interrupted publication of Doing

Extreme Weather the New Normal on global warming is increasing at current speeds – global issues

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In Somalia, water infrastructure projects build climate resistance and reduce emissions by using solar panels to provide energy. Author: UNDP / Tobin Jones by Franck Kuwonu (United Nations) Tuesday, September 28, 2021 Inter Press Service UNITED NATIONS, September 28 (IPS) – Rondrotiana Barimalala is a climate researcher at the

Jordan’s path to green economic recovery – global issues

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Solar water heaters on top of buildings are found all over Jordan. The country has embarked on a climate-responsive economic recovery and a new growth strategy. Photo: NDC Partnership by Sania Farooqui (New Delhi, India) Friday, September 24, 2021 Inter Press Service NEW DELHI, India, September 24 (IPS) –

Food Experts’ expectations of global food system transformation – global issues

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Food experts have many and varying expectations at the UN Food Summit. It is hoped that decisions made here will help the world get back on track for the 2030 Sustainability Goals. Credit: Alison Kentish by Alison Kentish (dominica) Monday, September 20, 2021 Inter Press Service DOMINICA, 20 Sep