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Aug 13, 2018 6:48 AM ET Eradicating Leprosy in Mozambique, a Complicated Task iCrowdNewswire - Aug 13, 2018 - By Elisio Muchanga     World Health Organization goodwill ambassador for Leprosy Elimination and chair of the Nippon Foundation, Yohei Sasakawa (left), holds the hand of a leprosy patient. Sasakawa visited Mozambique’s rural Namaita Centre to assess the progress of leprosy patients. The Nippon Foundation has been providing funds and. (more...)

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Aug 12, 2018 7:00 AM ET Erradicação da lepra em Moçambique, uma tarefa complicada iCrowdNewswire - Aug 12, 2018 -     por Elisio Muchanga, especial para a IPS –    PROVÍNCIA DE NAMPULA, Moçambique, 28 de julho de 2018 (IPS) – Faurito António, 42 anos, do distrito de Lalaua, na província de Nampula, leva duas horas para chegar ao centro de saúde mais próximo para receber os medicamentos necessários. (more...)

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Aug 10, 2018 7:34 AM ET How the Lack of Affordable Vegetables is Creating a Billion-Dollar Obesity Epidemic in South Africa iCrowdNewswire - Aug 10, 2018 - By Nalisha Adams     Fruit and vegetable prices in South Africa have increased to the point that poorer people have had to remove them from their grocery lists. Credit: Nalisha Adams/IPS JOHANNESBURG, Aug 10 2018 (IPS) - Every Sunday afternoon, Thembi Majola* cooks a meal of chicken and rice. (more...)

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Aug 9, 2018 5:22 AM ET Why the Flooding in Grenada is a Clear Reminder of its Vulnerability to Climate Change iCrowdNewswire - Aug 9, 2018 - By Desmond Brown     Grenada is still tallying the damage after heavy rainfall last week resulted in “wide and extensive” flooding. Courtesy: Desmond Brown ST GEORGE’S, Aug 8 2018 (IPS) - Grenada is still tallying the damage after heavy rainfall last week resulted in “wide and extensive” flooding that. (more...)

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Aug 7, 2018 4:05 AM ET Q&A: Indonesia Takes Steps to Reduce Emissions – But It’s Not Enough – iCrowdNewswire - Aug 7, 2018 - By Kanis Dursin   Since 2013, the Global Green Growth Institute has been working with the government of Indonesia promoting green growth. IPS correspondent Kanis Dursin interviewed Indonesia Deputy Country Representative Dagmar Zwebe about the country's steps in mitigating climate change. Peatland degradation in Indonesia has also caused a decrease. (more...)

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Aug 3, 2018 11:28 AM ET Land Degradation: A Triple Threat in Africa iCrowdNewswire - Aug 3, 2018 - By Tharanga Yakupitiyage     A rice farmer in Northern Ghana during better days. Croplands that were once fertile in northern Ghana are now unproductive, which has led to decreased incomes while water sources are drying up due to prolonged droughts. Credit: Isaiah Esipisu/IPS UNITED NATIONS, Aug 3 2018 (IPS). (more...)

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Aug 3, 2018 5:40 AM ET Entrevista: Aumenta a Lepra Enquanto o Mundo dá Atenção às Doenças Endêmicas Mais Novas iCrowdNewswire - Aug 3, 2018 -   Por Elisio Muchanga, especial para a IPS –  Elisio Muchanga, correspondente da IPS, conversou com Yohei Sasakawa, embaixador da Boa Vontade da Organização Mundial de Saúde para a Eliminação da Hanseníase, durante uma recente visita a Moçambique para avaliar o progresso do país no tratamento de pacientes com lepra.. (more...)

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Aug 1, 2018 3:46 PM ET Is Thailand Making Progress Towards Reaching its Climate Change Mitigation Goals? iCrowdNewswire - Aug 1, 2018 - By Sinsiri Tiwutanond     Runoff from the north into the Chao Phraya River, heavy rains and high tides all pose major flooding threat to Bangkok. Credit: Ron Corben/IPS BANGKOK , Aug 1 2018 (IPS) - As preparations are underway for an important formal discussion between countries committed to the. (more...)

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Jul 31, 2018 2:44 PM ET Caribbean Builds Resilience Through Enhanced Data Collection iCrowdNewswire - Jul 31, 2018 - By Zadie Neufville     Instrumentation technician Albert Jones at the Caribbean Community Climate Change Centre (CCCCC) inspects one of the 50 Automatic Weather Stations being installed in several countries across the Easter Caribbean. Credit: Zadie Neufville/IPS BELMOPAN, Jul 31 2018 (IPS) - By the end of September 2018, the. (more...)

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Jul 31, 2018 11:28 AM ET Q&A: Leprosy Increases as World Gives Attention to Newer Endemic Diseases iCrowdNewswire - Jul 31, 2018 - By Elisio Muchanga   IPS correspondent Elisio Muchanga spoke to the World Health Organisation goodwill ambassador for leprosy elimination, Yohei Sasakawa, during a recent visit to Mozambique to evaluate the country’s progress in treating leprosy patients. A young boy from the Philippines with leprosy. The chronic disease is curable, and. (more...)

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Jul 29, 2018 8:36 AM ET Benin – the Launchpad and Home for African Migrants iCrowdNewswire - Jul 29, 2018 - By Issa Sikiti da Silva     The floating market at Ganvie village on Lake Nokoue near Cotonou, Benin. Many migrants use Benin as a launchpad before heading to North Africa or Europe. But some are choosing to remain. Credit: David Stanley/CC By 2.0 COTONOU, Jul 26 2018 (IPS) -. (more...)

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Jul 28, 2018 10:43 AM ET Blue Economy Movement Gains Traction in Africa iCrowdNewswire - Jul 28, 2018 - By Miriam Gathigah      A coastal city, Sierra Leone’s capital, Freetown, is an area where people have relied on the ocean for food and employment for as long as they have lived there. An increasing number of African countries are now embracing the blue economy for its potential to. (more...)

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Jul 27, 2018 7:37 AM ET Building the Caribbean’s Climate Resilience to Ensure Basic Survival iCrowdNewswire - Jul 27, 2018 - By Desmond Brown     Grenada has rebounded after being destroyed by Category 4 hurricane Ivan in 2004 which destroyed 90 percent of homes. More than a decade later, the island’s prime minister Dr. Keith Mitchell says adjusting to the new normal requires comprehensive and coordinated efforts to mainstream climate. (more...)

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Jul 25, 2018 3:51 PM ET Sustainable Agriculture To End World Hunger iCrowdNewswire - Jul 25, 2018 - By Carmen Arroyo     The weakness of poor farmers and the growth of low-nutrition crops have been, until now, some of the deterrents of efficient agriculture. Esmilda Sánchez picks string beans on the Finca de Semillas farm. Credit: Jorge Luis Baños/IPS UNITED NATIONS, Jul 24 2018 (IPS) - Significantly. (more...)

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Jul 22, 2018 5:34 AM ET Social Media – the New Testing Ground for Sri Lanka’s Freedom iCrowdNewswire - Jul 22, 2018 - By Amantha Perera     Sri Lanka's media has been under pressure for most of the past decade and only gained some breathing space since the 2015 presidential election. Credit: Amantha Perera/IPS COLOMBO, Jul 18 2018 (IPS) - Journalists and media activists have cautioned against Sri Lanka’s newfound press freedom. (more...)

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Jul 21, 2018 6:13 AM ET Q&A: Air Pollution Remains Cause for Alarm in Asia iCrowdNewswire - Jul 21, 2018 - By Sinsiri Tiwutanond   IPS correspondent Sinsiri Tiwutanond spoke to Global Green Growth Institute’s director-general Dr. Frank Rijsbermanon about Asia's fight against air pollution. On any given day, a pall of smog and dust hangs over Kabul's streets. It clings to the face, burns the eyes, and stains the hands.. (more...)

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Jul 20, 2018 12:28 PM ET “The Sustainable Bioeconomy, a Path Towards Post-Extractivism” iCrowdNewswire - Jul 20, 2018 - By Ela Zambrano    Ela Zambrano interviews TARSICIO GRANIZO, Ecuador’s minister of environment Ecuadorian Environment Minister Tarsicio Granizo speaks during an interview with IPS in his office in Quito. Credit: Nina Zambrano/IPS QUITO, Jul 20 2018 (IPS) - Ecuador has decided to move towards a bioeconomy-based development model, “which must. (more...)

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Jul 19, 2018 6:00 AM ET “La bioeconomía sostenible, un camino hacia el postextractivismo” iCrowdNewswire - Jul 19, 2018 - Ela Zambrano entrevista a TARCISIO GRANIZO, ministro del Ambiente de Ecuador Por Ela Zambrano     El ministro del Ambiente de Ecuador, Tarcisio Granizo, en su despacho en Quito, durante la entrevista con IPS. Crédito: Nina Zambrano/IPS QUITO, 18 jul 2018 (IPS) - Ecuador ha decidido caminar hacia un modelo. (more...)

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Jul 17, 2018 6:01 AM ET Greening the Way for Thailand’s First Green and Smart City iCrowdNewswire - Jul 17, 2018 - By Sinsiri Tiwutanond     The country has seen an increase in awareness for green growth from public and private sectors in recent years. Credit: Irwin Loy/IPS BANGKOK , Jul 16 2018 (IPS) - Thailand’s industrial sector must focus on sustainable and green development to remain competitive in the region.. (more...)

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Jul 16, 2018 10:50 AM ET Q&A: Raising the Profile on the Largest Environmental Issue of Our Time iCrowdNewswire - Jul 16, 2018 - By Tharanga Yakupitiyage   IPS correspondent Tharanga Yakupitiyage spoke to Robert Scholes, ecologist and co-chair of Intergovernmental Science-Policy Platform on Biodiversity and Ecosystem Service (IPBES) assessment, about land degradation and efforts needed to halt and reverse the catastrophe. Soil degradation, climate change, heavy tropical monsoonal rain and pests are some. (more...)

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Jul 13, 2018 9:20 AM ET GGGI and AMATA ink an MoU to establish Green and Smart city iCrowdNewswire - Jul 13, 2018 - By GGGI     MoU signing – Frank Rijsberman, GGGI’s Director-General and Mr. Vikrom Kromadit, CEO of AMATA Corporation PCL BANGKOK, Jul 12 2018 (GGGI) - The Global Green Growth Institute (GGGI) and AMATA Corporation Public Company Limited, a Thai industrial estates provider, signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) today. (more...)

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Jul 13, 2018 9:00 AM ET London Fintech Week Announces #HackQuantum Worldwide Series Winners iCrowdNewswire - Jul 13, 2018 - Hacking for hunger alleviation solutions that leverage the power of women’s leadership and blockchain technology London, UK – London Fintech Week kicked off at the Queen Elizabeth II Centre on Monday, July 9. The event is bringing together an anticipated 5,000 leading fintech thinkers throughout the week from around the. (more...)

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Jul 12, 2018 6:50 AM ET Unprecedented Human Migration Cries Out for a Global Response iCrowdNewswire - Jul 12, 2018 - By Gustavo Capdevila      General view of the plenary session of the World Conference on “Religions, Creeds and Value Systems: Joining Forces to Enhance Equal Citizenship Rights”, held June 25 in Geneva, with the participation of the director general of the IOM, William Swing, as a special guest. Courtesy. (more...)

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Jul 11, 2018 5:18 AM ET Europe Needs to Stop the Criminal Business Behind Immigration iCrowdNewswire - Jul 11, 2018 - By Maged Srour     According to the United Nations Refugee Agency, about 42,000 migrants arrived in Europe this year as of Jun. 30. The number of migrants entering Europe have reduced in comparison to previous years. Courtesy: Laura Verduci/Doctors Without Borders. ROME, Jul 10 2018 (IPS) - Debating on. (more...)

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Jul 10, 2018 5:25 PM ET UAE: DOE announces Reverse Osmosis Independent Water Project at Taweelah iCrowdNewswire - Jul 10, 2018 - By WAM     ABU DHABI, Jun 25 2018 (WAM) - The Department of Energy, DOE, Abu Dhabi has announced the list of qualified companies to compete over the selection of a developer or developer consortium of the Independent Water Project, IWP, who will own up to 40 percent of. (more...)

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Jul 10, 2018 5:21 PM ET UAE to hold first-ever ‘World Tolerance Summit’ iCrowdNewswire - Jul 10, 2018 - By WAM     DUBAI, Jun 25 2018 (WAM) - The International Institute for Tolerance part of Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum Global Initiatives, has announced the launch of the ‘World Tolerance Summit’, a two-day conference to be held at the Armani Hotel, Dubai, from November 15th-16th, 2018, to coincide. (more...)

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NCC Group and Moran Shipping Agencies Work Together on Maritime Cyber Security

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