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A drought is an event of prolonged shortages in the water supply, whether atmospheric, surface water or ground water, December 16, 2021.
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2022-05-14, West Hawaii Today
The frequency and duration of droughts will continue to increase due to human-caused climate change, with water scarcity already affecting billions of people across the...
Maersk shipping containers are stacked on a dock at port terminal in Barcelona, Spain
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2022-03-30, The Maritime Executive
The CommonMarket for Eastern and Southern Africa (COMESA) competition watchdog has joined a growing list of authorities investigating global container lines for...
A woman stands in front of an anti-debt mural during a rally Thursday, April 14, 2005 outside of the World Bank Manila office opposing the alleged continued domination and intervention of international financial institutions. The protesters asserted that the solution to the problem of poverty and underdevelopment of third world countries was the ending of the deadly cycle of debt-of borrowing, repaying and submitting to loan conditionalities.
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2022-02-17, Reuters
Summary Pandemic has aggravated developing world debt strainsG20 debt relief efforts have struggled to gain tractionIMF, World Bank, experts calling for stronger measures...
Public Technologies: ) The COP15 conference of the United NationsConvention to Combat Desertification hosted discussions on the Great Green Wall, an ambitious project to restore a vast stretch of African desert into a flourishing green belt that supports surrounding communities....
China.dot.org: KISUMU, Kenya, May 17 (Xinhua) --- The ninth Africities Summit opened Tuesday in western Kenyan city of Kisumu amid calls for concerted efforts to promote urban renewal in order to tackle poverty, diseases while strengthening the resilience of local...
APO: GlobalCenter on Adaptation (www.GCA.org) CEO Dr Patrick Verkooijen welcomed PresidentUhuru Kenyatta as the Global Champion for the Africa Adaptation AccelerationProgram (AAAP) at the high-level bilateral meeting hosted by the President at State House in...
Reuters: ABIDJAN, May 16 (Reuters) - Heavy rain in most of Ivory Coast's cocoa-growing regions last week will spur growth of the April-to-September mid-crop but could cause mouldy beans, farmers said on Monday. Ivory Coast, the world's top cocoa producer, is...
San Francisco Chronicle: GlobalForecast as of 12:00 GMT Monday, May 16, 2022 _____ City/Town, Country;Monday's Weather Condition;Monday's High Temp (F);Monday's Low Temp (F);Tuesday's Weather Condition;Tuesday's High Temp (F);Tuesday's Low Temp (F);Tuesday's WindDirection;Tuesday's...
San Francisco Chronicle: GlobalForecast as of 12:00 GMT Monday, May 16, 2022 _____ City/Town, Country;Monday's Weather Condition;Monday's High Temp (C);Monday's Low Temp (C);Tuesday's Weather Condition;Tuesday's High Temp (C);Tuesday's Low Temp (C);Tuesday's WindDirection;Tuesday's...
APO: Senegal is on the front lines of the global climate challenge and will play a critical role in leading Africa’s response, Patrick Verkooijen – CEO of the GlobalCenter on Adaptation (https://GCA.org) said in closing remarks in Dakar, after meeting...
The Jakarta Post: Stitching together discarded mobile phone keyboards to make art,...
The Times & Democrat: WANJOHI KABUKURU Associated Press The frequency and duration of droughts will continue to increase due to human-caused climate change, with water scarcity already affecting billions of people across the world, the United Nations warned in a report Wednesday....