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Where’s the costliest plate of food in the world? You might be surprised

Where do you think you would find the most expensive plate of food in the world? Japan? Switzerland? The US? South Sudan?
from WFP on Oct 18, 2017.
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Niger lifts ban on red peppers thought to be financing terrorism

Small farmers in south-eastern Niger are rejoicing after authorities lifted a two-year ban on the growing of red peppers that was imposed in their fight against jihadists.
from News24 on Oct 20, 2017.

Dairy multinationals expanding at expense of small Indian producers

India’s milk crisis has been pushing small dairy farmers out of business and helping multinationals to expand at their expense, finds a new report.
from Down to Earth on Oct 19, 2017.

7,000 newborns still dying every day, warn UN agencies

Every day last year about 15,000 children died before their fifth birthday, and nearly half died in the first 28 days of life, according to a new UN report.
from Inter-agency Group for Child Mortality Estimation on Oct 19, 2017.

Impact of Amazonian hydropower 'significantly underestimated'

The environmental impact of hydropower generation in the Amazon may be greater than predicted, according to new research.
from University of Sterling on Oct 19, 2017.
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China’s green planning for the world starts with infrastructure

With knowledge of development honed through decades of rapid domestic economic growth, China is well placed to shape global development in ways that may define the 21st century.
from The Conversation on Oct 19, 2017.

A special approach to slum upgrading in Kenya

Life may soon begin to change for families in Mukuru, a densely packed informal settlement squeezed between factories near Nairobi's city centre.
from IIED on Oct 19, 2017.
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Syria and climate change: did the media get it right?

An interactive report containing maps, video and annimations - exploring the complex relationship between climate change and the situation in Syria.
from Climate and Migration Coalition on Oct 20, 2017.
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