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Bangladesh’s Crop Scientists Find an Ally to Better Cope with Climate Change

Bangladesh’s Crop Scientists Find an Ally to Better Cope with Climate Change

Mymensingh, Bangladesh � Bangladesh, whose populous and low-level delta region is expected to be severely affected by rising sea levels, is using nuclear technology to adapt to this threat. Scientists are looking for ways to …

Bangladesh’s Crop Scientists Find an Ally to Better Cope with Climate Change

Bangladesh’s Crop Scientists Find an Ally to Better Cope with Climate Change

Mymensingh, Bangladesh � Bangladesh, whose populous and low-level delta region is expected to be severely affected by rising sea levels, is using nuclear technology to adapt to this threat. Scientists are looking for ways to …

Thousands of Displaced South Sudanese ‘Suffering’ Without Food, Water

Thousands of Displaced South Sudanese ‘Suffering’ Without Food, Water

YEI Officials in South Sudan's Yei River State say thousands of people who fled their homes during fighting over the past two weeks are without food or clean water.

The Relief and Rehabilitation Commission in …

Thousands of Displaced South Sudanese ‘Suffering’ Without Food, Water

Thousands of Displaced South Sudanese ‘Suffering’ Without Food, Water

YEI Officials in South Sudan's Yei River State say thousands of people who fled their homes during fighting over the past two weeks are without food or clean water.

The Relief and Rehabilitation Commission in …

IGAD CLIMATE CENTRE OPENS ITS REGULAR CLIMATE OUTLOOK FORUM

IGAD CLIMATE CENTRE OPENS ITS REGULAR CLIMATE OUTLOOK FORUM

ENTEBBE, Uganda: The 51st Greater Horn Of Africa Climate Outlook Forum (GHACOF 51) organized by the IGAD Climate Prediction and Applications Centre (ICPAC) in collaboration with the Uganda National Meteorological Agency (UNMA) and partners, on …

New Research Shows How Countries Can Avoid the “Resource Curse”

New Research Shows How Countries Can Avoid the “Resource Curse”

The riddle of how to avoid the so-called resource curse has bedeviled a generation of policy makers, economists and academics.

Resource curse refers to the negative consequences that befall a country when it discovers a …

New Research Shows How Countries Can Avoid the “Resource Curse”

New Research Shows How Countries Can Avoid the “Resource Curse”

The riddle of how to avoid the so-called resource curse has bedeviled a generation of policy makers, economists and academics.

Resource curse refers to the negative consequences that befall a country when it discovers a …

EU boosts regional cooperation with 25 African countries

EU boosts regional cooperation with 25 African countries

Commissioner for International Cooperation and Development, Neven Mimica, signs in Addis Ababa additional support to regional programmes for 25 countries in Africa.

At this occasion, Commissioner Mimica said: "The additional investments I am signing today …

EU boosts regional cooperation with 25 African countries

EU boosts regional cooperation with 25 African countries

Commissioner for International Cooperation and Development, Neven Mimica, signs in Addis Ababa additional support to regional programmes for 25 countries in Africa.

At this occasion, Commissioner Mimica said: "The additional investments I am signing today …

UN: More Than 130 African Migrants Feared Drowned Off Djibouti

UN: More Than 130 African Migrants Feared Drowned Off Djibouti

GENEVA More than 130 African migrants were missing off Djibouti after two overloaded boats capsized in rough seas on Tuesday, the United Nations migration agency said.

The vessels were heading to Yemen, a gateway to …

UN: More Than 130 African Migrants Feared Drowned Off Djibouti

UN: More Than 130 African Migrants Feared Drowned Off Djibouti

GENEVA More than 130 African migrants were missing off Djibouti after two overloaded boats capsized in rough seas on Tuesday, the United Nations migration agency said.

The vessels were heading to Yemen, a gateway to …

Malawi Looks to Cannabis to Supplement Lost Tobacco Earnings

Malawi Looks to Cannabis to Supplement Lost Tobacco Earnings

LILONGWE, MALAWI Malawi is the latest African country to look at legalizing cannabis, the plant that produces hemp and marijuana, after similar moves in Lesotho, South Africa, and Zimbabwe. As Malawi's tobacco industry, the country's …

ZAMBIA, CHINA REAFFIRM COMMITMENT TO PROMOTE CULTURAL COOPERATION

ZAMBIA, CHINA REAFFIRM COMMITMENT TO PROMOTE CULTURAL COOPERATION

LUSAKA, Zambia and China, on Saturday, reaffirmed their commitments to promoting cultural cooperation, in order to enhance people-to-people understanding.

The two countries made the commitment during a cultural performance, by the Jilin Art Troupe, as …