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Dwindling Fish Stocks

By Mary Ferreira and Elizabeth Waruru The fishing industry helps millions of people escape poverty around the world especially those in small island States like Trinidad and Tobago in the Caribbean. Some one thousand fishermen living on the south western coast of the island depend on the sea for their livelihoods and to feed their [...]

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Youth Unemployment

By Mary Ferreira NEW YORK  – My colleagues, Leslie Wade and Paul Simon, from the Department of Economic and Social Affairs (DESA) requested a short video for an upcoming event on 27 February “Breaking New Ground: Partnerships for More and Better Jobs for Young People” a topic that I’m very passionate about because my own [...]

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