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SUNS # 8799 Tuesday 20 November 2018

United Nations : World food import bill to hit $1.467 trillion this year (PRIV)
(Kanaga Raja, Geneva)
The world food import bill is forecast to r each US$1.467 trillion in 2018, some 3 percent above the previous year's level, the Food and Agriculture Organisation of the United Nations (FAO) has reported.

Latin America : Cuba's only semi-arid region re-invents agriculture to survi ve (PRIV)
(IPS, San Antonio del Sur)
At a brisk pace, Marciano Calamato and Mireya Noa walk along the dry, yellow soil of their f arm, where they even manage to grow onions in Cuba's unique semi-arid eastern region.

Opinion : Kenya looks to lead the way in developing blue economy's potential (PRIV)
(IPS, Nairobi)
For many years now, the economic potential of the African continent has been discussed, promoted an d hailed by everyone from economists to policymakers to world leaders - and w ith very good reason.

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