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SUNS # 8969 Monday 19 August 2019

Trade : Panels set on sugar & solar cells, US objects to AB report adoption   (Kanaga Raja, Geneva) (PRIV)
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The WTO Dispute Settlement Body (DSB) on Thursday agreed to establish dispute panels, at the requests of Brazil, Australia and Guatemala, to examine measures imposed by India in favour of producers of sugarcane and sugar.

Brazil : Producing energy from pig and poultry waste   (IPS, Entre Rios do Oeste) (PRIV)
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Romario Schaefer is fattening up 3,300 pigs that he receives when they weigh around 22 kg and returns when they reach 130 to 160 kg - a huge increase in meat and profits for their owner, a local meat-processing plant in this city in Brazil.

UN : Establishing a science & technology park is no walk in the park   (IPS, Bangkok) (PRIV)
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The success of Silicon Valley has been inspirational for many countries worldwide wishing to establish science and technology parks.

Note to Readers : Holiday Notice (PRIV)
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With the WTO in recess and little activity in UN agencies, the SUNS staff will take a short break. The next issue #8970 will appear on 3 September.

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