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SUNS # 8829 Tuesday 22 January 2019

Trade : WTO Rules Group takes up some fresh ideas in fisheries talks (PRIV)
(Kanaga Raja, Geneva)
Members of the World Trade Organisation (WTO) have been discussing some new ideas in a bid to overcome some stickin g points in the ongoing negotiations for an agreement on the prohibition of c ertain types of fisheries subsidies, according to trade officials.

United Nations : Eat plants, save the planet (PRIV)
(IPS, New York)
While the modern agricultur al system has helped stave off famines and feed the world's 7 billion resident s, the way we eat and produce food is posing a threat to future populations' food security.

Q&A : 17 percent of the problem, but 30 percent of the solution (PRIV)
(IPS, New York)
From expansive evergreen forests to lush tropical forests, the Earth's forests are disappearing on a massive scale.

Central America : Climate change forces farmers to migrate (PRIV)
(IPS, San Salvador)
As he milks his cow, Salvadoran Gilberto Gomez laments that poor harvests, due to excessive rain or drought, practically forced his three children to leave the country and und ertake the risky journey, as undocumented migrants, to the United States.

Ghana : Contribution to plastic waste can be reduced with right investment (PRIV)
(IPS, Accra)
Twelve-year-old Naa Adjeley lives i n Glefe, a waterlogged area that is one of the biggest slums along the west c oast of Accra, Ghana.

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