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SUNS # 8760 Wednesday 26 September 2018
 
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Argentina : Family farming should be given high priority, says UN expert (PRIV)
(Kanaga Raja, Geneva)
The Government of Argentina should promote family farming as a high priority in order to achieve the goal of adequate and healthy food for all Argentinians, a United Nations human rights expert has said.

Argentina : Agriculture ignores the right to food (PRIV)
(IPS, Buenos Aires)
In front of one of the busiest railway stations in the capital of Argentina, there are long lines to buy v egetables, which farmers themselves offer directly to consumers, at prices several tim es lower than those seen in stores.

United Nations : GA kicks off with strong words and ambitious goals (PRIV)
(IPS, New York)
In honour of Nobel Peace Laureate Nelson Mandela's legacy, nations from around the world convened to adopt a declaration recommitting to goals of building a just, peaceful, and fair world.

United Nations : Climate change undermining global efforts to eradicate hung er (PRIV)
(IPS, New York)
The United Nations warned last month that the accelerating impacts of climate change - "already clearly visible today" - have triggered an unpredictable wave of natural disasters - including extre me heatwaves, wild fires, storms, and floods during the course of this year.


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