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SUNS # 8843 Monday 11 February 2019
 
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United Nations : Food commodity prices begin new year on buoyant note (PRIV)
(Kanaga Raja, Geneva)
The international prices of a basket of key agricultural food commodities rose in January 2019, driven by a sharp rebou nd in dairy price quotations and firmer prices for palm and soy oils, the Food an d Agriculture Organisation of the United Nations (FAO) has reported.

Canada : Implements new food guidelines, but what about food waste? (PRIV)
(IPS, Ontario)
Canada introduced a new healthy eatin g food guide in January 2019 and, for the first time, the meat, dairy and pro cessed food and beverage industries were not involved.

El Salvador : Deported women pin their hopes on poultry production (PRIV)
(IPS, San Salvador)
Salvadoran farmer Lorena Mejia opens an incubator and monitors the temperature of the eggs, which will soo n provide her with more birds and eggs as the chickens hatch and grow up.

Guyana : Youth bridge gap between climate change and climate awareness (PRIV)
(IPS, Georgetown)
A group of youngsters in the Caribbean who promote environmental protection in the region is on a drive to empower other youth to address some of the big issues facing their generati on.

Opinion : Upcoming generations can lift Arab region out of current crisis (PRIV)
(IPS, Geneva)
History testifies that there is no e nd to its evolution despite what some have claimed. This is because aspirations of it s actors are in constant flux and because the quest for an "ideal city" is as ymptotic.


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