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SUNS # 8864 Tuesday 12 March 2019
 
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United Nations : Higher dairy prices drives up food commodity prices (PRIV)
(Kanaga Raja, Geneva)
The international prices of a basket of key agricultural food commodities rose in February, with dairy prices registeri ng sharp increases, the Food and Agriculture Organisation of the United Nations (FAO ) has reported.

United Nations : Millions of Venezuelans in need of protection (PRIV)
(IPS, New York)
The international community must extend protections for Venezuelans in light of a growing humanitarian crisis with no end in sight.

Guyana : Environmental funding must cater for mangroves too (PRIV)
(IPS, Georgetown)
For several decades, Guyana has been using mangroves to protect its coasts against natural hazards, and the country believes its mangrove forests should be included in programmes like the RED D+ of United Nations, in order to access financing to continue their restorati on and maintenance, as they complement miles of seawalls that help to prevent floo ding.

Nigeria : Mourns loss of leading African academic in Ethiopian Airlines cras h (PRIV)
(IPS, Lagos)
Nigeria is mourning along with the rest of the world after the downing of Ethiopian Airlines Flight ET302, whi ch claimed all of the 157 lives onboard.

Q&A : Leprosy-affected people live outside the social pyramid (PRIV)
(IPS, Manila)
Takahiro Nanri is the Executive Director of Sasakawa Memorial Health Foundation which has been supporting the global fight against leprosy for almost five decades.

Opinion : Women as forerunners of change (PRIV)
(IPS, Madrid)
Imagine a world where women fully participate in society, and enjoy equal access to resources and opportuniti es.


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