Wednesday, 26 October 2011

Forests Potential Solution in the Fight Against Hunger

26 October 2011, Rome – Food & Agriculture Organization (UN)
 More attention to forest foods and services can improve food security in poor nations. Details here.

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NDP Singles Out Seven Tory MPs in Potential Conflict Over Wheat Board

STEVEN CHASE - OTTAWA— Globe and Mail Update - Oct 24, 2011
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The NDP says western Conservative MPs with a personal stake in scrapping the Canadian Wheat Board’s monopoly should skip votes on the matter or risk breaking conflict-of-interest rules. Details here.

At least 80 million children under one are at risk of diseases such as diphtheria, measles and polio as COVID-19 disrupts routine vaccination efforts

World Health Organization A WHO photo. Agencies call for joint effort to safely deliver routine immunization and proceed with vaccination ...