Tag Archives: Agriculture

Famine Hits Parts Of South Sudan

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UN agencies warn that almost 5 million people urgently need food, agriculture and nutrition assistance

JUBA – War and a collapsing economy have left some 100,000 people facing starvation in parts of …

Answer – Sugar refining sector post-quota – E-009578/2016

The scenario of the end of sugar production quotas was known to all sugar operators, including sugar refiners, since more than 10 years ago at the occasion of the sugar reform. The new Common Agricultural …

Amid Gains in Human Well-being, States Must Adapt National Plans, Forge Wide Partnerships for Greater Progress, Social Development Commission Hears

While the Copenhagen Declaration had helped countries make great strides in improving living conditions, the international community must now align its work with modern reality, speakers told the Commission on Social Development today, with some …

Success of 2030 Agenda Depends on Empowering Young People, Speakers Tell Social Development Commission, Stressing Perils of Exclusionary Economic Growth

The fifty-fifth session of the Commission for Social Development continued today, with participants casting a spotlight on challenges faced by young people, and the perils of growing inequality, as Governments strove to put the 2030 …

Social Development Commission Integral to Helping World’s 786 Million Poor Reach Their Human Potential, Speakers Stress at Opening of Fifty-Fifth Session

The Commission on Sustainable Development — whose past work had been critical to the evolution of many principles underpinning the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development — now had a critical role to play in that …

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