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Humanitarian access resolution adopted by UN Security Council

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A resolution to boost humanitarian aid access in Syria has been adopted by the UN Security Council on Saturday. Syria has been at civil war for the past three years during which time more than 100,000 people have been killed. The UN says that more than 9 million people are in need of humanitarian assistance. [...]

22 Feb 2014 | Posted in Today's News | Read More »

Small-scale fishermen hoping to benefit from boom in global fish trade

Listen / Projections for 2013 suggest fish farmers produced 70 million tonnes of fish – 44 percent of the total fishery output. FAO

Small-scale fishermen and fish farmers are being helped to take advantage of a growing worldwide market which has set new records last year. Global fishery production is expected to reach 160 million tonnes in 2013, up from 157 million tonnes the previous year. Many people in developing countries who work in the fish trade are [...]

22 Feb 2014 | Posted in Today's Features | Read More »

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