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  1. The New Cold War Over Access To Safe Abortion in Kenya

    - Inter Press Service

    NAIROBI, Sep 22 (IPS) - Fatuma is a 24 year old girl from Korogocho, an informal settlement in Nairobi. She died in December 2021, from complications arising from an unsafe abortion. Her friend and a few of her neighbors found her bleeding profusely and unable to move. They rushed her to the hospital. Unfortunately, she died before she could see the doctor.

  2. Answering the Challenges Posed by Antimicrobial Resistance

    - Inter Press Service

    Sep 21 (IPS) - Staphylococcus aureus is the source of a skin infection that can turn deadly if drug resistant. Estimates regarding the most common resistant variation, methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA), exceed 100,000 deaths globally in 2019.

  3. Reimagining Urban Agriculture With Vertical Farming

    - Inter Press Service

    URBANA, Illinois, USA, Sep 16 (IPS) - Cities across the world including New Jersey and  Californiaa State that is home to a multi-billion dollar agricultural industry, have continued to experience climate change linked extreme events including scorching temperatures, extreme heat events, heavy storms and flooding with devastating impacts on agriculture food security,  and  food systems.

  4. Remedy in Sight to Subdue an Invasive Poisonous Enemy in Kenyas Drylands

    - Inter Press Service

    Nairobi, Sep 16 (IPS) - Hannah Sakamo is worried. She is about to lose yet another goat in less than a month. A pastoralist in Eldepe village, Marigat Sub-County, Baringo County in Kenya’s Rift Valley region, her household’s lifeline is at stake.

  5. Great Wind and Solar Potential Boosts Green Hydrogen in Northern Brazil

    - Inter Press Service

    FORTALEZA, Brazil, Sep 15 (IPS) - Brazil could become a world leader in the production of green hydrogen, and the northeastern state of Ceará has anticipated this future role by making the port of Pecém, with its export processing zone, a hub for this energy source.

  6. What Does the African Continental Free Trade Agreement Hold for Women?

    - Inter Press Service

    NAIROBI, Sep 13 (IPS) - Agnes Opus sells cereals in Busia, the border town between Kenya and Uganda. This is her lifeline through which she caters for her immediate family’s needs from school fees to housing and medical care and support to her extended family. While she dedicates all her energy and time to this work which she loves, she struggles to meet all her needs. She faces many non-tariff barriers including harassment by officials and unclear and ever-changing information on trade requirements.

  7. Optimism Prevails Despite Uncertainty Over Revolution to Build Africa's Food Systems

    - Inter Press Service

    Kigali, Sep 12 (IPS) - The 2022 Africa Green Revolution Forum (AGRF) Summit ended in Kigali, Rwanda, with policymakers, activists, researchers, business leaders, and agricultural experts divided over the right pace to build resilient agri-food systems on the continent.

  8. Africa Needs More Action, Fewer Words to Secure Food and Nutrition

    - Inter Press Service

    Kigali, Sep 09 (IPS) - For more than five years, Ritta Achevih was harvesting one bag of maize or less from her small plot each season. She could hardly provide enough healthy food for her big family.

  9. Inequitable Global Health Responses Underscore Need for More Self-Sufficiency in Developing Countries

    - Inter Press Service

    UNITED NATIONS, Sep 08 (IPS) - With the outbreak of Monkeypox in non-endemic countries leading to a scramble for vaccines, global health advocates are again calling for equity to be prioritized in the international response.

  10. Zambian Parliamentarians Tackle Population Issues to Improve Quality of Life for Citizens

    - Inter Press Service

    Johannesburg, Sep 08 (IPS) - Parliamentarians play a decisive role in addressing population issues, as was demonstrated when the majority voted against a private member motion to end the teaching of comprehensive sexuality education (CSE) in Zambia in 2020.

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