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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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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.

Global programme seeks to contain serious threat to the world's bananas

A fungus poses major risks to the world's banana production and could damage the livelihoods of the 400 million people who rely on the world's most traded fruit.
from FAO on Oct 18, 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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Phone technology gives refugees in Uganda a cash lifeline

Agreements with telecoms operators are helping South Sudanese families in the world’s biggest refugee settlement connect with essential services.
from UNHCR on Oct 18, 2017.
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