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141 Vote for your favourite idea to emerge from the Sex, Rights and Pleasure Lab
( Institute of Development Studies )

Gender based and sexual violence affects young people all over the world and students in the UK are no exception.


In the Sex, R...

Created on 2017-01-27 17:36:42
142 Water and Sanitation a Luxury Out of Reach for Millions
( UN Reports )

Report by: WHO

11 August 2014, New York, USA | South-South News – Clean drinking water and sanitation facilities are two resources that are indiscriminately invaluable to all of humanity. Yet, 11 percent of our population has no...

Created on 2014-08-11 20:12:45
143 Wealth Concentration Continues to Increase
( Development News - IPS )

Content by: Inter Press Service


SYDNEY and KUALA LUMPUR, Jan 23 2018 (IPS) - As the ‘masters of the universe’ gather for their annual retreat at Davos, the World Economic Forum (WEF) has just published its Inclusive Development Index (IDI) for the second tim...

Created on 2018-01-24 16:21:19
144 WFP And US Second Lady Discuss How Nutrition And Education Benefit Children’s Future
( WFP Food Issues )

Content by: World Food Programme

VIENTIANE - Dr. Jill Biden, Second Lady of the United States, took time to meet officials from the World Food Programme (WFP) this week, to discuss how important children’s nutrition and education are for the country’s economic development.

Created on 2015-07-27 09:01:56
145 WFP Delivers Food To 165,000 Bangladesh Flood Victims After Tropical Cyclone Komen
( WFP Food Issues )

Content by: World Food Programme

DHAKA –The United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) has provided emergency food assistance to more than 165,000 people in Cox’s Bazar in southeastern Bangladesh, within a week after the area was hit by Tropical Cyclone Komen.

Created on 2015-08-06 14:39:41
146 WFP Launches Its First Cash Assistance To Address Food Needs In Eastern Ukraine
( WFP Food Issues )

Content by: World Food Programme

KIEV – The United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) has begun cash distributions in government controlled areas in Luhansk and Donetsk region to 60,000 people – mostly internally displaced – who have been badly affected by the crisis in Ukraine.

Created on 2015-08-13 09:17:17
147 WFP Responds To Myanmar Floods, 82,000 People Provided With Food So Far
( WFP Food Issues )

Content by: World Food Programme

BANGKOK – The United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) is working to deliver food to more than 200,000 people in the most flood-affected parts of Myanmar. Efforts are underway to provide emergency assistance in Bago, Chin, Kachin, Magway, Mon, Rakhine and Sagaing, where many communities are still cut off by high...

Created on 2015-08-05 08:45:25
148 Why don’t we use ‘foresight’ to prepare for the future?
( Institute of Development Studies )

While the benefit of ‘looking back to look forward’ is well recognised within development research, foresight is more akin to ‘looking forward to look forward’. The new

Created on 2016-09-28 18:16:05
149 Women still earn 24 percent less than Men, 20 years on after two decades of concerted efforts to boost women’s rights, reducing poverty among women and girls remains critical for development progress, say officials at global women’s conference
( UNDP Stories )

Content by: United Nations Development Programme


Buenos Aires, 6 May 2014 –UN Development Programme (UNDP) Administrator Helen Clark called 2015 a “new opportunity” to achieve gender equality as she kicked off a three-day global meeting to mark the 20th anniversary of the landmark conference on women that enshrined the Beijing Declara...

Created on 2015-05-06 21:06:52
150 World Bank Projects Fall in African Economies
( UN Agencies & Departments )

Content by: South-South News

3 October 2016, New York, USA | South-South News — Increasing agricultural productivity is central to transforming Sub-Saharan African economies and promoting sustained and inclusive growth. However, a new report by the World Bank says economic growth across the continent is projected to fall to 1.6 percent this year - the lowest in over...

Created on 2016-10-03 19:09:25
151 World Food Programme Assists Iraqi Families Returning To Garma, Anbar
( WFP Food Issues )

Content by: World Food Programme

BAGHDAD – The United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) is assisting Iraqi families returning to their homes in Garma city in Anbar province, providing over 185 families (925 people) with family food parcels to help them as they rebuild their shattered lives.

Created on 2015-07-28 11:11:31
152 World Food Programme Begins Distributions In War-Torn Districts Of Aden
( WFP Food Issues )

Content by: World Food Programme

CAIRO – The United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) has begun distributions of food to around 340,000 people in eight of the worst-affected areas of the southern Yemeni port city of Aden.

Created on 2015-07-30 09:31:44
153 Zambia: Up to 10 Hours of Load Shedding for Zambians
( AllAfrica News )

Content by: AllAfrica

By Terry Bell

South Africans who complain about load shedding can thank their lucky stars that they are not living in Zambia at the moment. That country has been suffering power failures of up to ten hours a day.

Created on 2015-08-06 09:51:27
154 Zika could end up costing Latin America and the Caribbean up to $18 billion, UN reports finds
( Americas )

Content by: UN News Centre


6 April 2017  In addition to the impact on public health, the tangible impact of the Zika outbreak, such as on gross domestic product (GDP), could cost the Latin American and the Caribbean re...

Created on 2017-04-06 05:00:00
155 Zimbabwe: Court Ruling Opens Way for Mass Firings - Union
( AllAfrica News )

Content by: AllAfrica

More than 250 workers in Zimbabwe have lost their jobs in the wake of a landmark ruling by a top court that allows employers to terminate workers' contracts by giving them just three months' notice.

Created on 2015-07-22 14:22:32
156 Zimbabwe: Farmers Fear Winter of Hunger After Poor Tobacco Crop
( AllAfrica News )

Content by: AllAfrica

By Andrew Mambondiyani

Harare — Farmer Kenny Mabvumbe looked upset as he returned virtually empty-handed from the tobacco auction floors in the Zimbabwean capital of Harare.

His decision to venture into tobacco farming had turned into a nightmare.

Created on 2015-07-23 11:47:01
157 Zimbabwe: Mugabe Signs Law Forcing Govt To Take On $1.2 Billion Reserve Bank Debt
( AllAfrica News )

Content by: AllAfrica

PRESIDENT Robert Mugabe has signed into law the controversial Reserve Bank of Zimbabwe (RBZ) debt assumption bill.

The development means government has taken over the central bank's $1.2 billion debt which includes some $200 million doled out as agro-support to top officials i...

Created on 2015-08-05 07:09:43


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