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Latin America and Caribbean at difficult juncture as foreign direct investment shrinks – UN
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Tuesday, 15 August 2017
Latin America and Caribbean at difficult juncture as foreign direct investment shrinks – UN
The United Nations Latin America commission has reported that foreign direct investment (FDI) inflows to the region declined by 7.9 per cent to $167.043 billion in 2016, due to low commodity prices, sluggish economic growth and global trend of shifting investment in developed economies.Read Full Article ...
 
Amid soaring food insecurity in DR Congo, UN agencies call for food aid, supplies
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Sunday, 13 August 2017
Amid soaring food insecurity in DR Congo, UN agencies call for food aid, supplies
More than one in ten people living in rural areas of the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) are hungry due to escalating and prolonged conflict and displac...
 
UN agency sounds alarm as drought-stricken herders in Ethiopia face massive livestock losses
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Thursday, 10 August 2017
UN agency sounds alarm as drought-stricken herders in Ethiopia face massive livestock losses
Drought has devastated herders' livelihoods as it exhausted pastures and water sources, the United Nations agriculture agency said today, stressing that sup...
 
UN Latin America commission forecasts low but positive growth for region in 2017
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Thursday, 03 August 2017
UN Latin America commission forecasts low but positive growth for region in 2017
With better commodity export prices and an improved international context, the Latin America and the Caribbean region will record a small positive growth rate ...
 
Food prices surge in July; UN agriculture agency cites cereals, sugar and dairy as main drivers
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Wednesday, 02 August 2017
Food prices surge in July; UN agriculture agency cites cereals, sugar and dairy as main drivers
Driven mainly by higher cereal, sugar and dairy quotations, global food prices rose for the third consecutive month in July, according to the United Nations ag...
 
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