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SUNS # 8769 Tuesday 9 October 2018
 
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United Nations : Food commodity prices fall amid robust supplies (PRIV)
(Kanaga Raja, Geneva)
The international prices of a basket of key agricultural food commodities fell in September as a result of growing inve ntories of key staples, the Food and Agriculture Organisation of the United Nations (FAO) has said.

Argentina : G20 women's summit pushes for rural women's rights (PRIV)
(IPS, Buenos Aires)
Rural women play a ke y role in food production, but face discrimination when it comes to access to land or are subjected to child marriage, the so-called affinity group on gender par ity within the G20 concluded during a meeting in the Argentine capital.

Q&A : Why switching to renewable energy is no longer a matter of morality (PRIV)
(IPS, New York)
When the Global Green Growth Institute (GGGI) was founded eight years ago, the general public thought th at renewable energies would never replace oil and coal. Today, the tables have turned.

Opinion : Going full circle for growth and the planet (PRIV)
(IPS, Vienna/Bangkok)
The business case for making our economy more sustainable is clear.


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