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02.08.00 – CONSUMERS AND COOPERATIVES

IMF / GLOBAL FINANCIAL STABILITY REPORT

According to the International Monetary Fund's latest Global Financial Stability Report, over the past six months, financial stability has broadly improved in advanced economies and has deteriorated in emerging economies. IMF

9 Apr 2014 | Read More »

NY / FOOD WASTE

Leaders from the UN, national governments, private business and NGOs met Thursday at the Global Compact Leaders Summit  in New York to discuss the problem of food waste. UNEP

20 Sep 2013 | Read More »

NEPAL / TRADE

To export a truckload of goods out of Nepalmeans a flurry of paperwork, unbelievably treacherous mountain roads, and a border post without a proper computer system. It’s an exhausting, frustrating  journey. Now there are plans to streamline the process to improve trade with India and the world. WORLD BANK

23 Feb 2013 | Read More »

PERU / PLANT BREEDING

Few plants thrive at altitudes of over 4,000 metres, where soil is poor, water scarce and the winters harsh. But farmers in the High Andes of Peru can grow varieties of sturdy grains, such as barley, that can survive under extreme weather conditions. These have been developed with a plant breeding technique that uses radiation [...]

3 Nov 2012 | Read More »

UN / SEAFOOD QUALITY

Carrie Brownstein, Seafood Quality Standards Coordinator for Whole Foods Market announced today that coinciding with Earth Day 2012 the supermarket chain will no longer carry fish that has been labeled unsustainable by the Monterey Bay Aquarium’s Seafood Watch and the Blue Ocean Institute. UNTV

26 Apr 2012 | Read More »

MALI / SHEA BUTTER

Recently, Mali has taken steps to turn more of its natural wealth into wealth that can benefit the people of the country. The west African state is blessed with millions of Shea trees that grow wild throughout the country. Once processed the fruit from these trees can be used to make soaps and other cosmetic [...]

24 Dec 2011 | Read More »

 

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