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  1. Ukraine: Black Sea grain shipment success raises hopes more will follow

    - UN News

    The first, eagerly-awaited commercial shipment of grain to leave the Ukrainian port of Odesa since Russia’s invasion more than five months ago, was cleared to proceed to Lebanon on Wednesday, after a scheduled inspection stopover in Istanbul.

  2. Doubts Raised Over Conditions of Mexico's Mangroves

    - Inter Press Service

    SINANCHÉ, Mexico, Aug 02 (IPS) - Two extremes of coastal development can be found side-by-side in the small community of San Crisanto, in the municipality of Sinanché in Mexico’s southeastern Yucatán state.

  3. Slow food, Accelerating Biodiversity in the Field and On Our Plates

    - Inter Press Service

    BULAWAYO, Aug 02 (IPS) - Edward Mukiibi was forced to do agriculture at school as punishment for misbehaviour.

  4. Biogas Production Awaits Greater Incentives in Cuba

    - Inter Press Service

    HAVANA, Aug 02 (IPS) - Standing in front of a blue flame on her stove, getting ready to brew coffee, Mayra Rojas says the biodigester built in the backyard of her home in western Cuba has become a key part of her daily life and a pillar of her family's well-being.

  5. The Myanmar Junta Continues to Wreak Death & Destruction

    - Inter Press Service

    BRUSSELS, Aug 02 (IPS) - Myanmar has been embroiled in violence and civil unrest since the military ousted the elected government of Aung San Suu Kyi in a coup in February 2021. The initially widespread peaceful protests were crushed with deadly force by the military and police.

  6. Frugal Innovation is Key to Advancing the UNs Global Goal for Education

    - Inter Press Service

    CAMBRIDGE, UK, Aug 02 (IPS) - The world needs tens of millions of new teachers by 2030, according to UNESCO – an order of magnitude that requires “frugal innovation.” I’ve studied frugal innovation for more than a decade, and it holds a vital key to this global challenge. A model created by BRAC in Bangladesh deserves special attention in this worldwide pursuit.

  7. Neo-Colonial Currency Enables French Exploitation

    - Inter Press Service

    SYDNEY and KUALA LUMPUR, Aug 02 (IPS) - Colonial-style currency board arrangements have enabled continuing imperialist exploitation decades after the end of formal colonial rule. Such neo-colonial monetary systems persist despite modest reforms.

  8. To End AIDS, We Need to End Punitive Laws Perpetuating the Pandemic

    - Inter Press Service

    MONTREAL, Aug 02 (IPS) - This week, the global HIV response community is gathering in Montreal to address the crisis of stalling progress that is putting millions of people in danger.

  9. Introducing 'Hope Over Fate': the Story of Sir Fazle Hasan Abed and BRAC

    - Inter Press Service

    Redding Conn, USA, Aug 01 (IPS) - About seven years ago, I started working on a project with Sir Fazle Hasan Abed, the founder of BRAC. It was originally supposed to be a memoir: the story of Abed, the mild-mannered accountant who would rid the world of poverty, as told by the man himself.

  10. Climate Change is Putting Women & Girls in Malawi at Greater Risk of Sexual Violence

    - Inter Press Service

    LONDON, Aug 01 (IPS) - It is often those least responsible for causing climate change that suffer the most from the impacts. And such is the case with women and girls in Malawi - one of the world’s poorest and lowest carbon-emitting countries but ranked fifth in the Global Climate Index 2021 list of nations worst affected by climate-related extreme weather.

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