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SUNS # 8719 Wednesday 11 July 2018

Trade : G33 for policy instruments to improve food security (PRIV)
(D. Ravi Kanth, Geneva)
Members of the G33 farm coalition have up ped the ante for addressing "policy instruments to improve food security, livel ihood security and rural development" at the World Trade Organization because of "severe food insecurity" in most developing countries during the past sever al years, trade envoys told SUNS.

United Nations : "We have to redefine policies for sustainable development" (PRIV)
(IPS, Bonn)
When UN Member States adopted the 2030 Agenda, they signalled with the title "Transforming our World" tha t it should trigger fundamental changes in politics and society.

Opinion : Ocean conservation untapped strategy for fighting climate change (PRIV)
(IPS, Washington DC)
The ocean contributes $1.5 tr illion annually to the global economy and assures the livelihood of 10-12 percent of the world's population.

Opinion : Women are key to fixing the global food system (PRIV)
(IPS, New Orleans)
New Orleans, United States, 10 Jul (IPS/Danielle Nierenberg and Emily Payne *) -- According to the UN Food and Agriculture Organization, women make up about 43 percent of the agricultural labor force worldwide, and in some cou ntries they make up 80 percent of all farmers.

Caribbean : Urgent action needed to safeguard Saint Lucia's biodiversity (PRIV)
(IPS, Castries)
Wildlife conservationists consider it to be one of the most striking parrots of its kind.

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