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SUNS # 8752 Friday 14 September 2018
 
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Trade : G20 meet to see efforts to begin process to negotiate new WTO rules (PRIV)
(D. Ravi Kanth, Geneva)
Attempts are expected to be made at the G 20 trade ministers' meeting at Mar del Plata in Argentina today for starting t he process for negotiating new rules at the World Trade Organization, particul arly aimed at targeting China, on the basis of informal proposals floated by the European Union and Canada, trade envoys told SUNS.

United Nations : Local communities mobilise for the climate (PRIV)
(IPS, New York)
Local communities across th e globe have risen up to demand commitments on climate change, as frustration mounts over the lack of action.

Q&A : "In the end it is all about people. If people want, it will happen" (PRIV)
(IPS, Stockholm)
Today just over two billion peopl e live without readily available, safe water supplies at home.

Latin America : Salmon farming, questioned in Chile, arrives to Argentina (PRIV)
(IPS, Buenos Aires)
Questioned for its environmenta l and health impacts in Chile, where it is one of the country's main economic activities, salmon farming is preparing to expand in Argentina from Norway, the world's largest farmed salmon producer.

Belize : Maya farmers hold strong to their climate change experiment (PRIV)
(IPS, Belmopan)
In one of Belize's forest reserve s in the Maya Golden Landscape, a group of farmers is working with non-governmental organisations to mitigate and build resilience to climate change with a uni que agroforestry project.


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