May 20, 2017 12:21 PM ET Developing Nations Call for Strengthening South-South Cooperation iCrowdNewswire - May 20, 2017 - By an IPS CorrespondentUNITED NATIONS, May 17 2017 (IPS/G77)The Group of 77 has reiterated the urgent need for strengthening South-South cooperation for the successful implementation of one of the UN’s key objectives targeted over the next 13 years: the 2030 Sustainable Development Agenda. Speaking on behalf of the G77, joined. (more...)

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images May 20, 2017 11:37 AM ET Guatemala: Siguila Group: A loan of $4,175 helps a member to buy 5 pigs and 10 turkeys to fatten up and sell. iCrowdNewswire - May 20, 2017 - The Microcredit Plus program of Friendship Bridge (loans and education) gives nearly 28,000 mostly rural, indigenous Maya ladies the tools they need to increase their income, educate their children, empower themselves and eliminate poverty. They make better business decisions as they gain business skills like budgeting and investing. (more...)

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May 20, 2017 10:21 AM ET Africa and India – Sharing the Development Journey iCrowdNewswire - May 20, 2017 - Akinwumi Adesina, is President of the African Development BankBy Akinwumi AdesinaABIDJAN, Côte d'Ivoire, May 19 2017 (IPS)Africa, like India, is a continent of rich and compelling diversity. Both continents share a similar landscape, a shared colonial history, and similar economic and demographic challenges. This helps both India and Africa work. (more...)

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May 20, 2017 10:21 AM ET Unique Sandbar Coastal Ecosystem in Cuba Calls for Climate Solutions iCrowdNewswire - May 20, 2017 - Local residents of La Playa rest under the shade of a bush on a polluted sandbar or “tibaracón” at the mouth of the Macaguaní River, near the city of Baracoa in eastern Cuba. Credit: Jorge Luis Baños/IPSBy Ivet GonzálezBARACOA, Cuba, May 19 2017 (IPS)A battered bridge connects the centre of. (more...)

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May 20, 2017 7:21 AM ET Agony of Mother Earth (II) World’s Forests Depleted for Fuel iCrowdNewswire - May 20, 2017 - Forests play a critical role for many countries in their ability to mitigate climate change. Credit: FAO/Rudolf HahnBy Baher KamalROME, May 19 2017 (IPS)Humankind is the biggest ever predator of natural resources. Just take the case of forests, the real lungs of Mother Earth, and learn that every 60 seconds. (more...)

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May 18, 2017 9:21 PM ET Defence of Right to Water Drives Call for Land Reform in Chile iCrowdNewswire - May 18, 2017 - Water at high prices, sold as a market good, and small farmers almost a species in extinction, replaced by seasonal workers, are the visible effects of the crisis in rural Chile, 50 years after a land reform which postulated that “the land is for those who work it.” To tackle. (more...)

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May 18, 2017 7:21 PM ET An Untold Economic Success Story in Syria iCrowdNewswire - May 18, 2017 - Hanan, UNRWA microfinance recipient, Jaramana camp, Damascus, Syria © 2017 UNRWA Photo by Wasim al MasriBy Pierre Pierre KrähenbühlAMMAN, Jordan, May 18 2017 (IPS)Hidden almost literally under the rubble of the civil war in Syria is an economic success story that is rarely told. Hanan Odah is a thirty-year-old Palestine. (more...)

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May 18, 2017 6:20 PM ET The SDG Media Zone to Amplify Global Discussions at the United Nations Ocean Conference iCrowdNewswire - May 18, 2017 - New York, NY – May 18, 2017 - The SDG Media Zone will report from the Ocean Conference on June 5th through June 8th at the United Nations Head Quarters, welcoming editors, bloggers, high-level delegates and influencers to communicate innovations, partnerships and discussions as a call to action for humanity to. (more...)

May 18, 2017 2:29 PM ET “Seeing Progress, Though Still Not Enough” on Tax Justice iCrowdNewswire - May 18, 2017 - Guillaume LongBy Tharanga YakupitiyageUNITED NATIONS, May 18 2017 (IPS/G77)The time is now to work together to fight illicit financial flows, according to Ecuador’s Foreign Minister Guillaume Long.Ecuador, which has long advocated for tax justice, has shed light on the issue at the United Nations. As Chairman of the Group of. (more...)

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Guess?, Inc. Reports First Quarter Results

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Gaming Nation Inc. Announces First Quarter 2017 Financial Results

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Zinc Prices Soar as Inventories Shrink at Alarming Rates

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MOJO Organics, Inc. Announces Listing On The OTCQB

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Fannie Mae Prices $1 Billion Connecticut Avenue Securities Risk Sharing Deal

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SHAREHOLDER ALERT: Bronstein, Gewirtz & Grossman, LLC Announces Investigation of PCM Inc. (PCMI)

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  NEW YORK-- Attorney Advertising -- Bronstein, Gewirtz & Grossman, LLC is investigating…

LoggerHead Tools Wins $5.9 Million Verdict in Patent Infringement Battle Against Sears Holdings Corp., Apex Tool Group

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  CHICAGO-- LoggerHead Tools LLC has prevailed in its patent infringement jury…

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Global Thermal Interface Materials (TIMs) Market to Grow at a CAGR of 11.3% by 2021 – Key Vendors are Dow Corning, Henkel, Honeywell, Laird & Momentive

May 25, 2017 12:00 PM ET

M2 PRESSWIRE-May 25, 2017-Global Thermal Interface Materials (TIMs) Market to Grow at…

Global Concrete Fibers Market to Grow at a CAGR of 7.2% by 2021 – Key Vendors are BASF, Bekaert, CEMEX, Propex Operating Company, Sika & W. R. Grace

May 25, 2017 11:55 AM ET

M2 PRESSWIRE-May 25, 2017-Global Concrete Fibers Market to Grow at a CAGR…

Global Superconducting Magnets Market – Analysis, Technologies & Forecasts to 2021 – Key Vendors are Siemens, Sumitomo Electric Industries & Columbus Superconductors

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M2 PRESSWIRE-May 25, 2017-Global Superconducting Magnets Market - Analysis, Technologies & Forecasts…

Global Anti-Foaming Agents Market – Analysis, Technologies & Forecasts to 2021 – Increasing Adoption of Anti-foaming Agents in Bioprocess Market

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Global Ampoules Packaging Market to Grow at a CAGR of 8.6%, 2017-2021 with Gerresheimer, J. Penner, James Alexander, Nipro & SCHOTT Dominating

May 25, 2017 11:40 AM ET

M2 PRESSWIRE-May 25, 2017-Global Ampoules Packaging Market to Grow at a CAGR…

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  • Mideast: Growing Urbanisation Worsens Water Scarcity, Food Imports

    Egyptian countryside south of Luxor, Egypt. In the background: the village of Al Bayadiyah. Photo: Marc Ryckaert (MJJR). Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 Unported license.By Baher KamalROME, May 24 2017 (IPS)Conflict and insecurity remain the key barriers to development progress in the Middle East and North Africa. In Iraq, Libya, Syria,...(read more...)

  • Gateway Portals and the Quest for Sustainable Urbanization

    125th Station, Broadway. Credit: Joan Erakit/IPSBy Joan ErakitNEW YORK, May 24 2017 (IPS)On a busy Friday afternoon, the number 1 subway train heading north through Manhattan’s Westside comes out of a dark tunnel –and if one takes a minute to release oneself from communication devices—one can catch sight of the...(read more...)

  • The Ocean Conference: An Integrated Vision that must be Delivered

    Jan Kellet is Advisor for Disaster Risk Reduction & Climate Risk Management, UNDPBy Jan KelletUNITED NATIONS, May 24 2017 (IPS)In March 2015 at the Sendai World Conference for Disaster Risk Reduction, the then President of Kirbati, Anote Tong, made it very clear how vulnerable his country was to climate and...(read more...)

  • Ph Needs to Build, Build, Build – Not Burn – Bridges

    By Editor, The Manila Times, PhilippinesMay 21 2017 (Manila Times)Like it or not, the Philippines needs to have more friends in the global community, real friends who will offer real support in times of trouble, like a threat of war from China. And building bridges to other countries, instead of...(read more...)

  • The ‘Public’ in Public Health

    By Vani S. KulkarniPHILADELPHIA, May 22 2017 (IPS) The discourse must move beyond a top-down approach to listen to the people and formulate best insurance practices Much ink has been spilled in documenting the inadequacy of budgetary allocations for public health insurance, specifically for the Rashtriya Swasthya Bima Yojana (RSBY), the...(read more...)

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