Displaced people return to Kyrgyzstan in urgent need of aid

crying woman from to Kyrgyzstan

crying woman from to Kyrgyzstan

The people displaced from southern Kyrgyzstan by ethnic violence that erupted in June in the town of Osh have started coming back from Uzbekistan and from other areas within the country. This is creating a fluid and unpredictable situation, according to UNICEF’s representative in Kyrgyzstan, Jonathan Veitch. He told UN Radio’s Yvette Morris in Geneva that the UN agencies urgently need funds to help the returning displaced people.


From street child to college student

Arcy Nino Ortonio

Arcy Nino Ortonio

Many children in countries around the world are forced to work at a young age. The Philippines is no exception. Millions of youth there between the ages of five and 17 have to work to earn money either to pay for their own expenses or to help support their families. Nineteen year old Arcy Nino Ortonio spoke to UNICEF Radio recently about the jobs he had between the ages of five and 12.


FAO releases “Agriculture Outlook 2010-2019″

agriculture

agriculture

The Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) recently released the “Agriculture Outlook 2010-2019.” While Brazil is the world’s fastest growing agricultural provider, FAO says China and India, followed by Russia and Ukraine, should see their output rise well above 20 per cent during this period.

Producer: Gerry Adams
Duration: 14’00″


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