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Ebola response mission closes although crisis not over yet

Fatoumata Lejeune. Photo: UNifeed

"Considerable progress" has been made in combating the deadly Ebola disease in West Africa but the UN remains steadfast…

31 Jul 2015 / Listen /

Sustainable agriculture could increase yields" by up to 500 per cent"

Members of the Cooperative Agriculture Maraicher for Boulbi, water and hoe their vegetable fields in Kieryaghin village, Burkina Faso. Photo: Dominic Chavez/World Bank

Crop yields in Africa could be increased by up to 500 per cent if farmers use what's been called…

31 Jul 2015 / Listen /

Emergency medical supplies reaching pregnant woman in Yemen

WHO mobile teams in Alluhaya district of Hodeida, Yemen, deliver health services to 880 displaced families. Photo: WHO Yemen

Life-saving equipment and medical supplies from the UN Population Fund (UNFPA) are arriving in Yemen to help pregnant women…

31 Jul 2015 / Listen /

Afghan women need greater participation in the peace process

More women should have a greater role in the Afghan peace process. Photo: UNAMA

Encouraging Afghan women to join the peace process requires safer work conditions and an equal right to participate in…

31 Jul 2015 / Listen /

Small island developing states detail peace and security woes

Climate change poses a threat to survival in the Southwest Pacific, and in most of the small islands around the globe. Photo: FAO/Sue Price

The big issues facing small island developing states (SIDS) were the focus of debate in the UN Security Council…

30 Jul 2015 / Listen /
Economic growth predicted at 0.5% in Latin America and Caribbean Nepali families unknowingly send their children to child traffickers Thai student says language is "key to understanding different cultures" Political solution only way to end Syrian crisis and ISIL advance Developing countries to lead global population growth Sanctions on Iran and Cuba need phasing out, says expert Somali economy "growing rapidly"
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15 Apr 2015 / Listen /

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15 Apr 2015 / Listen /
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