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Getting West African food staples to market

Agriculture is the economy's key sector in Benin, West Africa. File Photo: WFP/Rein Skullerud

With a population of more than 340 million—and growing—West Africa is home to a third of the African continent.…

3 Aug 2015 / Listen /

Women-owned cooperatives closing gender gap in rural Morocco

Women in remote mountain communities in Morocco. Photo: IFAD/video caption

Small loans to women-owned cooperatives from the UN's agricultural development fund, IFAD, are helping to close the gender gap…

3 Aug 2015 / Listen /

Ghanaian student finds value in intercultural exchange

Emmanuel Tetteh.

A Ghanaian medical student in Russia says learning the language helped him to not only understand the people but…

2 Aug 2015 / Listen /

Reducing disputes related to private financing of public works in India

Public-private partnership in building infrastructure in India has been both a blessing and a bother, according to the International Monetary Fund (IMF). File Photo: World Bank

Public-private partnership in building infrastructure in India has been both a blessing and a bother, according to the International…

2 Aug 2015 / Listen /

Jordanian student wants more youth involvement in UN

Sara Arafeh from Jordan speaking at the Global Youth Forum on Multilingualism: Many Languages, One World 2015. Photo: UN Web TV

A winner of a UN-backed multilingual essay competition wants more young people to be involved in the global organization's…

1 Aug 2015 / Listen /
Ebola response mission closes although crisis not over yet Sustainable agriculture could increase yields" by up to 500 per cent" Ebola crisis impedes over 70,000 birth records in Liberia Emergency medical supplies reaching pregnant woman in Yemen Afghan women need greater participation in the peace process Small island developing states detail peace and security woes Economic growth predicted at 0.5% in Latin America and Caribbean
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Declaration of Human Rights by Eleanor Roosevelt

In this historic audio, listen to Eleanor Roosevelt – diplomat, activist and former First Lady of the United States – read from the Declaration. Duration: 00:12:53     SHARE WITH…

15 Apr 2015 / Listen /

Could Be


Actor Martin Gable is part of this anticipation drama about “what could be” if the countries put as much determination in coming…

15 Apr 2015 / Listen /
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