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SUNS # 8794 Tuesday 13 November 2018

Trade : US unveils new negotiating strategy on counter-notifications (PRIV)
(D. Ravi Kanth, Geneva)
The United States has unveiled a new negotiating strategy at the World Trade Organization by circulating counter-notifications based on erroneous methodologies to pit one developin g country against other poor countries, trade envoys told SUNS.

Brazil : Diversifying crops to help overcome drought (PRIV)
(IPS, Sousa)
Dozens of trucks used to leave Sao Goncal o every day, carrying the local agricultural production, mainly coconuts, to markets throughout Brazil, including the cities of Rio de Janeiro and Sao Paulo, mo re than 2,000 kilometers away.

Africa : Making agriculture cool (PRIV)
(IPS, Wageningen)
At every conferen ce she has attended on the youth, Nawsheen Hosenally has been frustrated to he ar that agriculture is not "cool".

Opinion : Empowering women in post-conflict Africa (PRIV)
(IPS, Santa Barbara)
While its conflict ended i n 2007, Northern Uganda struggles with its legacy as one of the most aid-depe ndent regions in the world.

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