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Over 14,000 farmers in rural Nepal to benefit from new UN project
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Tuesday, 06 February 2018
Over 14,000 farmers in rural Nepal to benefit from new UN project
Thousands of family farmers are expected to benefit from a United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) initiative in Nepal that uses an innovative approach to build both the farmers’ capacities as well as add value to their products.Read Full Article ...
 
Well-planned and managed cities can drive sustainable development – UN agency chief
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Tuesday, 06 February 2018
Well-planned and managed cities can drive sustainable development – UN agency chief
The head of the UN Human Settlements Programme (UN-Habitat) said on Wednesday that a week-long conference on sustainable urban development that kicked off Wedn...
 
Development indicators trending downward for world's poorest countries, UN warns
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Sunday, 04 February 2018
Development indicators trending downward for world's poorest countries, UN warns
The least developed countries (LDCs) – nations categorized as requiring special attention from the international community – will fall short of goals...
 
Cereal prices remain stable, dairy and sugar values dip – UN
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Friday, 02 February 2018
Cereal prices remain stable, dairy and sugar values dip – UN
Global food prices have remained largely unchanged since December 2017, with January prices stable for cereals and vegetable oils; weaker for dairy and sugar v...
 
Without young people, Global Goals will not be achieved, UN forum told
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Tuesday, 30 January 2018
Without young people, Global Goals will not be achieved, UN forum told
Today's young people are more connected, dynamic and engaged than ever and the Global Goals can’t happen without them, speakers told an annual United Nations f...
 
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