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SUNS # 8528 Monday 11 September 2017
 
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Trade : PSH with several caveats a priority for MC11, says agri-chair (PRIV)
(D. Ravi Kanth, Geneva)
The chair for Doha agriculture negotiations, Ambassador Stephen Karau of Kenya, has said that the permanent solution for public stockholding programs for food security purposes (PSH) in developing countries remains "a priority issue" for the World Trade Organization's eleventh ministerial meeting in Buenos Aires beginning on 10 December.

Malawi : Tuning in to farmers' water needs (PRIV)
(Timothy A. Wise, Cambridge)
Several members of the Youth Economic and Social Action group led us across flood plains parched in the bright sun of the dry season in Malawi's southern Chikwawa district.

Latin America : Seeks new ways to fight rural poverty (PRIV)
(IPS, Santiago)
Experts in Latin America warned about the serious risk that would be posed if the fight against hunger, still suffered by 33 million people in the region, is abandoned, while proposing new alternatives and insights which include linking social protection with economic growth.

Bangladesh : Small entrepreneurs emerge as backbone of rural economy (PRIV)
(IPS, Banaripara)
She was born in the early 1950's to an ultra-poor family in Kundihar, a remote village of Banaripara of Barisal division in Bangladesh.


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