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Kenya Plans to Leverage on Strategic Partnerships to Advance the “silicon Savannah” and Fast-track the Attainment of the Sustainable Development Goals

Standing left to Right are: 1. Siddharth Chatterjee UN Resident Coordinator Kenya. 2. Ms Christine Heenan, Senior VP Rockerfellar Foundation. 3. Cabinet Secretary Joseph Mucheru EGH, Ministry of Information and Communications, Kenya. 4. Ms Carson Christiano, ...

Hiring for Inclusion

Courtesy: United Nations By Meera ShenoyHYDERABAD, TELANGANA, India, Sep 20 2019 – As companies begin to focus on hiring people with disabilities, we need to shape how they think and act on this interest. In the first decade of this century, Andhra ...

Why We Need Religion More than Ever in the Pursuit of Peace

By Blerim MustafaGENEVA, Sep 20 2019 – The proliferation of political crises and armed conflicts in every corner of the world does not exclude religious groups, which unfortunately also contribute to animosities, intolerance and hatred. The Middle ...

Rural Bangladesh Families Spend 2.0 Billion Dollars on Climate Change ― Dwarfing Government & International Finance

By Andrew NortonLONDON, Sep 20 2019 – In an alarming imbalance struggling families in rural Bangladesh spend almost US$2 billion a year on preventing climate-related disasters or repairing damage caused by climate change ― far more than either ...

Biogas Makes Pig Farming More Sustainable in Southern Brazil

By Mario OsavaENTRE RIOS DO OESTE, Brasil, Sep 20 2019 – Biogas has the potential to provide 36 percent of the electricity consumed in Brazil or replace 70 percent of diesel if purified as biomethane, according to the Brazilian Association of Biogas ...

Not Enough Good Information About Africa’s Climate for Adaptation

Women In Leadership: A Q&A with President Sahle-Work Zewde

By Katja IversenSep 20 2019 (IPS-Partners) Women Deliver President/CEO Katja Iversen discusses women in leadership and links between sexual and reproductive health and rights and Universal Health Coverage (UHC) to advance gender equality with the first ...

A Brief Guide to the Impacts of Climate Change on Food Production

Credit: Bigstock. By Daisy SimmonsSep 20 2019 – Food may be a universal language – but in these record-breaking hot days, so too is climate change. With July clocking in as the hottest month on Earth in recorded history and extreme weather ramping ...

‘I Want my Kids to Know What a Rhino and Turtle Are’ – #ClimateStrike Kids Say

By Crystal OrdersonCAPE TOWN, South Africa, Sep 20 2019 – From Nigeria, to Kenya to the Democratic Republic of Congo, to South Africa, thousands of African climate campaigners have taken to the streets joining millions around the world for the ...

Do Women Suffer Greater Loss of Employment than Men in Morbidity?

By Farhana Haque Rahman and Raghav GaihaROME and MASSACHUSETTS, Sep 19 2019 – In a life peppered with tragedy, Mary Shelley wrote in 1818, “Have I not suffered enough, that you seek to increase my misery?” That this accurately sums up the fate ...
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