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SUNS # 8795 Wednesday 14 November 2018

Trade : EU assailed for causing "systemic" problems over TRQs after Brexit (PRIV)
(D. Ravi Kanth, Geneva)
The European Union on Monday stood exposed at the World Trade Organization over its proposed "apportionment" o f tariff-rate quotas (TRQs) following the United Kingdom's departure from the 28-member bloc, after several countries charged the EU for causing "systemi c" problems by reducing the quality and level of TRQ access to WTO members, according to people familiar with the development.

Ghana : Creating beauty and worth from bamboo enhances livelihoods (PRIV)
(IPS, Kumasi)
Yaw Owiredu Mintah from Ghana has been working as an all-round processor of bamboo and rattan trees since the 1980s.

Uganda : Lack of funds prevents communities from investing in cage fishing (PRIV)
(IPS, Jinja)
Colvince Mubiru had heard about cage f ish farming on Uganda's lakes.

Opinion : Inside a wagon in the forest of Compiegne (PRIV)
(IPS, Geneva)
What is the link between the current civil war in Syria, the austerity policy imposed by Germany during the last economic crisis or the Arab-Israeli conflict?

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