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Political Contests Must not Push Kenya Over the Precipice Again

Tuesday, June 14, 2016

NAIROBI, Kenya, Jun 14 (IPS) - Kenyans, and friends of Kenya, are once again hoping that the five-yearly ritual of elections will not take the form of widespread ethnic violence and destruction of property. However, recent intransigent positions over the Independent Electoral and Boundaries Commission (IEBC) are a cause for apprehension and concern.

Bougainville Women Turn Around Lives of ‘Lost Generation’

Monday, June 13, 2016

HAKO, Buka Island, Autonomous Region of Bougainville, Papua New Guinea, Jun 13 (IPS) - Finding a sense of identity and purpose, as well as employment are some of the challenges facing youths in post-conflict Bougainville, an autonomous region in eastern Papua New Guinea in the southwest Pacific Islands.

Water Scarcity Could Impact West Asian Credit Ratings

Thursday, June 09, 2016

NAIROBI, Kenya, Jun 09 (IPS) - Water scarcity, conflict and refugee exodus is the strongest megatrend in West Asia, indicating the status of current trends and how these factors may shape the future, according to UN Environment Programme's sixth Global Environment Outlook - GEO-6 Regional Assessment for West Asia released May 2016.

Students Journey: A Step Closer to the SDGs in Rural India

Thursday, June 09, 2016

NEW DELHI, ROME, Jun 09 (IPS) - As the seventh largest economy in the world by nominal GDP, India has fared better than many. Through a mix of interventions from the public and private sector, India's economy has promoted growth and welfare. However, in spite of these developments, the challenge of hunger and malnutrition remain.

‘What Can We Do for You?’ Aid Projects Pour Into Myanmar

Thursday, June 09, 2016

YANGON, Jun 09 (IPS) - International aid agencies, big and small, are beating a path to Myanmar, relishing the prospect of launching projects in a nation of 51 million people tentatively emerging from more than five decades of military rule.

Asia-Pacific Region Aims at Hunger-Free Goal by 2030

Thursday, June 09, 2016

UNITED NATIONS, Jun 09 (IPS) - The Asia Pacific region - home to two of the world's most populous countries - faces major food security challenges.

According to the Asian Development Bank (ADB), both China and India are not only two of the world's biggest producers of food but also the world's biggest consumers.

New Protocol Aims to Cut Trillion-Dollar Food Waste Bill

Wednesday, June 08, 2016

COPENHAGEN, Jun 08 (IPS) - Four years ago, 27-year-old Tsering Dorji of western Bhutan's Satsam village took to organic vegetable farming. Since then, thanks to composted manure and organic pesticide, the soil health of his farm has improved, and the yield has increased manifold.

Polynesian Voyagers Bring Messages of Hope to UN on World Oceans Day

Wednesday, June 08, 2016

UNITED NATIONS, Jun 08 (IPS) - Polynesian voyagers who have sailed the world by canoe using ancient navigation skills will bring pledges they collected along the way to the UN on Wednesday as part of World Oceans Day celebrations.

Coral Reef Tourism in Danger as Reefs Struggle to Adapt to Warming

Tuesday, June 07, 2016

, Jun 07 (IPS) - A recent UN Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) report on world heritage sites in danger from climate change received widespread media attention after the Australian government requested the removal of a chapter on the Great Barrier Reef.

Q&A: Crisis and Climate Change Driving Unprecedented Migration

Monday, June 06, 2016

NAIROBI, Kenya, Jun 06 (IPS) - Climate change is now adding new layers of complexity to the nexus between migration and the environment.

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