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Project to restore food security begins in northern Mali

A farmer participating in an FAO project in Mali on sustainable intensification of agriculture sorts niebe beans. FAO@PHOTO

A project to restore the livelihoods of households in northern Mali is being implemented by the UN Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) with the Government of the country. FAO says agriculture in parts…

1 Apr 2015 / Listen /

"Shadow banking" needs regulation, says a financial expert

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Non-bank lending or "shadow banks" continues to happen without sufficient regulations, according to the International Monetary Fund (IMF). At…

1 Apr 2015 / Listen /

Zimbabwean men learning that women can be breadwinners

Men in Zimbabwe are learning that women can be family breadwinners. UN Photo.

Men in Zimbabwe are learning that women can be family breadwinners; that's according to a community-based organization working on…

1 Apr 2015 / Listen /

"Savagery" of Syria crisis continues as donors meet

A Syrian refugee family in southern Turkey, where more than 20,000 people have fled to so far in early 2014 to escape fighting. UNHCR Photo

International donors are being urged at a meeting in Kuwait to contribute funds to support humanitarian work to deal…

31 Mar 2015 / Listen /
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