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1 1.7 million videos in news, sports, and entertainment all recently posted on YouTube.
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2 A “Rosetta Stone” for Conducting Biodiversity Assessments
( Development News - IPS )

Content by: Inter Press Service

Zakri Abdul Hamid, Science Advisor to the Prime Minister of Malaysia, is the IPBES’ founding Chair.

 

KUALA LUMPUR, Jan 22 2015 (IPS) - This month saw an important milestone reached by the U.N.

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3 Africa Must Prioritise Water in Its Development Agenda
( Development News - IPS )

Content by: Inter Press Service

 

ZARAGOZA, Jan 15 2015 (IPS) - Although African countries have been lauded for their efforts towards ensuring that people have access to safe drinking water in keeping with Millennium Development Goals (MDGs), they...

Created on 2015-01-15 20:01:23
4 Africa Needs to Move Forward on Renewable Energy
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Content by: Inter Press Service

 

ABU DHABI, Jan 22 2015 (IPS) - Diversification of Africa’s electricity sources by embarking on renewable energy solutions – such as solar, wind, geothermal and hydro power – is being heralded as a solution t...

Created on 2015-01-22 14:00:49
5 Africa: Bubble Desalination Latest Effort to Boost Crop Growth
( AllAfrica News )

Content by: AllAfrica

Researchers in Australia are seeking to build a prototype 'Bubble-Greenhouse' that could provide remote, arid places with a low-tech, low-maintenance way to turn salt water into fresh water to grow food.

Created on 2015-07-28 09:29:54
6 Africa: How Drones Can Deliver Tangible Benefits to Ordinary People
( AllAfrica News )

Content by: AllAfrica

By Thomas Snitch, University of Maryland

They are called unmanned aerial vehicles but are better known as drones. These are small aerial vehicles with fixed wings or small rotors, are usually powered with batteries, and equipped with a high resolution camera.

Created on 2015-07-23 20:00:01
7 Africa: IFC, Goldman Sachs 10,000 Women Program Welcome Opic's $100 Million Commitment Million to Enable 100,000 Women to Access Capital
( AllAfrica News )

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Nairobi, Kenya — In remarks made during the 2015 Global Entrepreneurship Summit, President Barack Obama announced that the Overseas Private Investment Corporation (OPIC), the U.S. government's development finance institution, plans to join Goldman Sachs 10,000 Women and Internationa...

Created on 2015-07-31 13:33:49
8 Africa: On Trade, Here's What the President Signed into Law:
( AllAfrica News )

Content by: AllAfrica

 
By Greg Nelson

Congress passed two bills that will help rewrite the rules for our trade policy: Trade Promotion Authority and the Trade Preferences Extension Act, which includes Trade Adjustment Assistance.

Created on 2015-07-23 15:31:59
9 Africa: The Next Steps: A Post-AGOA Passage Discussion
( AllAfrica News )

Content by: AllAfrica

By Stephen Lande & Dennis Matanda

On June 25, 2015, after what were years of advocacy, the House of Representatives and Senate voted overwhelmingly to reauthorize AGOA, sending the legislation to President Obama; guaranteeing the long-term extension of America’s flag...

Created on 2015-07-28 18:22:48
10 Africa: Why Local Content in Extractive Sector Won't Work Without Home Grown Human Capital
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Content by: AllAfrica

By Akanimo Odon, Lancaster University

For over 30 years many African countries have been exploring their natural resources, whether oil, gas or minerals. In the last ten years many more have joined the natural resource exploitation club.

Created on 2015-07-29 14:23:49
11 Africa: Women Suppliers Drive Profits
( AllAfrica News )

Content by: AllAfrica

The UN Global Compact and UN Women announced last month that 1,000 companies have signed up to their Women's empowerment principles. These seven principles, launched in 2010 with 39 companies, require businesses to take steps to advance gender equality throughout their operations.

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Created on 2015-07-29 10:20:01
12 Backlash Follows South Africa’s Xenophobic Attacks on Africans
( Development News - IPS )

Content by: Inter Press Service

UNITED NATIONS, Apr 21 2015 (IPS) - Shocking images of South Africans beating foreign-born residents residing in Durban, Johannesburg and other parts stunned the continent which had taken a message of brotherhood from former president Nelson Mande...

Created on 2015-04-21 14:14:43
13 Better Brain Health Might Be Just a Nature Walk Away
( News Videos - VOA )
Created on 2015-07-21 16:22:00
14 Brazil Wages War against Zika Virus on Several Fronts
( Development News - IPS )

Content by: Inter Press Service

 

Feb 2 2016 (IPS) - Brazil is deploying 220,000 troops to wage war against the Zika virus, in response to the alarm caused by the birth of thousands of children with abnormally small heads.

Created on 2016-02-03 20:51:52
15 Centre for Policy Dialogue Research and Publications in 2016
( Law & Crime - IPS )

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Jan 11 2017 (Centre for Policy Dialogue (CPD)) -

This video was originally published by Centre for Policy Dialogue (CPD), Bangladesh

 
 
Created on 2017-01-11 15:31:55
16 Chile Taps Solar Thermal Energy with Latin America’s First Plant
( Development News - IPS )
 
Model of the Concentración Solar de Potencia de Cerro Dominador plant being built in the northern Chilean region of Antofagasta, which will begin to produce solar thermal energy in 2017.
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17 China's market meltdown gives Chinese consumers a reason to buy gold
( News Videos - VOA )
Created on 2015-08-13 13:30:00
18 Climate Change Creates New Geography of Food
( Development News - IPS )

Content by: Inter Press Service

Cándido Menzúa Salazar, national coordinator of the indigenous peoples of Panama, addressed the audience at the Global Landscapes Forum, the largest side event ... 
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19 Conservation Group Urges More Action on Climate Change
( News Videos - VOA )
Created on 2015-08-03 18:28:00
20 Cuba and United States Now Foment Moderation in the Americas
( Development News - IPS )

Content by: Inter Press Service

 

RIO DE JANEIRO , Dec 23 2014 (IPS) - With the decision to reestablish diplomatic ties, Cuba and the United States, polar opposites that have long inspired or fomented extremism of different kinds in the Americas, ...

Created on 2014-12-23 13:01:03

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