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Countries urged to step up action against destructive banana disease

Diseased banana plants.  FAO

A destructive banana disease that has spread from Asia to Africa and theMiddle Eastposes a major risk to livelihoods and banana markets, the Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) has warned. Banana is the…

14 Apr 2014 / Listen /

World Urban Forum discusses building "just and equitable" cities

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More than 30 years ago Medellín, Colombia's second largest city, was better known for being the "murder capital of…

7 Apr 2014 / Listen /

8.2-magnitude earthquake in Chile claims 6 lives

Santiago, Chile. UNISDR@PHOTO

Six people have lost their lives in Chile following an 8.2 –magnitude earthquake that struck off its northern coast.…

2 Apr 2014 / Listen /

CAR faces "last chances" to deal with political instability

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The Central African Republic is facing one of its "last chances" to deal with the political instability and the…

26 Mar 2014 / Listen /
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