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Locust invasion – a smallholder farmer’s worst nightmare

Mwende was expecting a bumper harvest as a result of the recent rains. But then a new threat to her livelihood arrived; locust swarm.
from Greenpeace International on Feb 16, 2020.

Indigenous groups slam London Zoo: 'Why are they asking for money to help us?'

London Zoo has been fiercely criticised by indigenous organisations in Nepal over a fundraising video which campaigners label “patronising rubbish.”
from Survival International on Feb 13, 2020.

With Oscar glory, 'Parasite' shines light on Seoul's housing crisis

South Korean Oscar-winning film "Parasite" highlights the widening divide and lack of affordable housing in the capital Seoul, according to social analysts and academics.
from Thomson Reuters Foundation on Feb 11, 2020.

China’s anti-smog policies

Formerly sweeping anti-smog policies are being tailored in China, with blanket factory closures out, and some businesses and centralise heating systems free to burn coal.
from China Dialogue on Feb 8, 2020.

UK Aid Direct grants announced

Projects in Bangladesh, Cambodia, Ethiopia, Kenya, Myanmar, Nepal, Nigeria, Pakistan, Rwanda, South Sudan, Uganda and Tanzania will benefit from UK grants to charities.
from UK Aid Direct on Feb 6, 2020.

Disappointment as AIDS vaccine fails

A vaccine trial against HIV in South Africa has proved ineffective and been halted.
from DevEx on Feb 4, 2020.

Disappointment as AIDS vaccine fails

A vaccine trial against HIV in South Africa has proved ineffective and been halted.
from DevEx on Feb 4, 2020.

The devastating toll of 'Remain in Mexico' one year on

One year since the US implemented its Remain in Mexico policy, tens of thousands of asylum seekers are trapped in danger in Mexico, facing violence and mental illness.
from MSF on Jan 30, 2020.

African cheetahs can be brought into India, rules Supreme Court

African cheetah from Namibia can be introduced in India, the Supreme Court has decided.
from Down to Earth magazine on Jan 28, 2020.

$100m award 'will help countries on journey to self-reliance'

A non-profit orgsanisation is to lead a $100m US government programme to advance the survival and health of women, mothers, newborns and children worldwide.
from jhpiego on Jan 24, 2020.
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