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SUNS # 8671 Friday 27 April 2018

United Nations : Challenges and opportunities in commodity markets (PRIV)
(Kanaga Raja, Geneva)
The volatility on international commodity markets over the past decade highlights the importance of diversification a nd strengthening domestic value addition through structural transformation for commodity-dependent developing countries, the UN Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD) has said.

Italy : We are migrants - teasing Italian taste buds (PRIV)
(IPS, Rome)
Atik and Said have many things in common. They are both from Bangladesh, both are about the same age, in their thirti es and, they are both migrant workers in an Italian restaurant in the heart of Rome , a stone's throw from Saint Peter's Basilica.

Opinion : Can sustainable bioeconomy be a driver of green growth? (PRIV)
(IPS, Seoul)
On April 19-20, I attended the sec ond Global Bioeconomy Summit in Berlin. Bioeconomy is currently a hot topic for scientists and policymakers.

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