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A Long, Uneven and Uncertain Ascent

A Long, Uneven and Uncertain Ascent

Thailand’s COVID-19 response cited as an example of resilience and solidarity. Credit: UNDPBy Gita GopinathWASHINGTON DC, Oct 20 2020 (IPS) The COVID-19 pandemic continues to ...
Enhanced Social Protection an Opportunity Asia Pacific Must Grasp

Enhanced Social Protection an Opportunity Asi...

By Armida Salsiah Alisjahbana and Chihoko Asada MiyakawaBANGKOK, Thailand, Oct 20 2020 (IPS) In the fight against COVID-19, success has so far been defined by ...
Questions Remain over Botswana’s Mass Elephant Deaths

Questions Remain over Botswana’s Mass Elephan...

The world was shocked by the unexplained deaths of hundreds of elephants across Botswana. While Botswanan officials have said they have identified what killed the ...
Venezuela, Twitter, and Crimes Against Humanity

Venezuela, Twitter, and Crimes Against Humani...

El Helicoide, a building in Caracas, Venezuela, currently headquarters of the Bolivarian National Intelligence Service (SEBIN). Credit: Flakiz/FlickrBy Andrés CañizálezCARACAS, Oct 20 2020 (IPS) In ...
Education: Act Now, Don’t Wait for the Bill

Education: Act Now, Don’t Wait for the Bill

By Stefania GianniniPARIS, Oct 20 2020 (IPS) School reopening doesn’t mean that education is back on course. For a start, schools remain closed in over ...
Limited Liability: Profit Without Responsibility

Limited Liability: Profit Without Responsibil...

By Jomo Kwame SundaramKUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia, Oct 20 2020 (IPS) Limited liability protection for shareholders in joint stock companies was introduced to encourage investments in ...
Low-cost Technology can Have Life-changing Impacts for Rural Women

Low-cost Technology can Have Life-changing Im...

Members of a women-farmers’ collective demonstrate use of a devices that sends daily bulletins on weather patterns, crops and other matters of importance to farming ...
Climate Change: New Threat to Nepal’s Rhinos

Climate Change: New Threat to Nepal’s Rhinos

Loss of their favourite grass due to the spread of invasive vines have forced rhinos to venture outside Chitwan National Park, like this one in ...
Why Food System Transformation Needs Water

Why Food System Transformation Needs Water

A farmer with his young turmeric crops in Tamil Nadu, India. Credit: Hamish John Appleby / IWMIBy Dr. Mark SmithCOLOMBO, Sri Lanka, Oct 19 2020 ...
NESFAS Partner Communities Celebrate World Food Day

NESFAS Partner Communities Celebrate World Fo...

World Food Day celebration at Pyngkya, East Khasi HillsBy Damica M MawlongOct 19 2020 (IPS-Partners) World Food Day, a day dedicated to tackle world hunger, ...
Why a Zimbabwean Farming Project Failed: Lessons for Rural Innovation

Why a Zimbabwean Farming Project Failed: Less...

Credit: Busani Bafana/IPSBy External SourcePRETORIA, South Africa, Oct 19 2020 (IPS) Many countries in sub-Saharan Africa commit resources to promote agricultural innovations. This is based ...
Q&A: Food Systems need to Mimic Nature

Q&A: Food Systems need to Mimic Nature

Current food systems have been focusing more on just a few major staples that are providing calories eg. major cereals, rice, wheat, and maze. Emile ...
Food Citizenship: Innovative Partnerships for Healthy Food Systems

Food Citizenship: Innovative Partnerships for...

Credit: HIVOSBy Frank MechielsenRIJSWIJK, the Netherlands, Oct 16 2020 (IPS) Food is high on the political agenda. The need to make food systems more resilient ...
Amid COVID-19, What is the Health of Civic Freedoms?

Amid COVID-19, What is the Health of Civic Fr...

Black Lives Matter Protests, Washington DC, June 2020. Credit: Ted EytanBy Marianna Belalba Barreto and Aarti NarseeJOHANNESBURG, South Africa, Oct 16 2020 (IPS) More than ...
What Developing Countries Can Teach Us About How To Respond To a Pandemic

What Developing Countries Can Teach Us About ...

It’s not a lack of recognition that there’s knowledge and expertise outside the developed world; it’s just that such knowledge is not seen as relevant ...
UN Survives a World Turned Upside Down

UN Survives a World Turned Upside Down

UN75: The Future We Want, The UN We Need. Credit: United NationsBy Thalif DeenUNITED NATIONS, Oct 16 2020 (IPS) As the United Nations plans to ...
Is the IMF Encouraging World Financial Leaders to Walk Blindly Towards More Austerity?

Is the IMF Encouraging World Financial Leader...

By Isabel Ortiz and Richard JollyNEW YORK and SUSSEX, Oct 16 2020 (IPS) This week the world’s Ministers of Finance and Central Bank Governors meet ...
High Tech, Low Labour?

High Tech, Low Labour?

KJ Ong is an independent researcher on technology and the co-founder of Data Democrasea, an initiative that advocates for knowledge, justice, and equality at the ...
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