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SUNS # 9063 Friday 7 February 2020
 
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United Nations : World food prices rise for fourth consecutive month (PRIV)
(Kanaga Raja, Geneva)
The international prices of a basket of key agricultural food commodities rose for the fourth consecutive month in January, driven mainly by prices of vegetable oils, sugar and wheat, the UN Food and Agriculture Organisation (FAO) has reported.

WHO : Draft global strategy on digital health threatens data sovereignty (PRIV)
(TWN, Geneva)
WHO's Draft Global Strategy on Digital Health (Draft Strategy) threatens the data sovereignty, including the right to regulate, of Member States.

Opinion : World drains away energy, nutrients & water in wastewater streams (PRIV)
(IPS, Hamilton)
Vast amounts of valuable energy, agricultural nutrients, and water could be recovered from the world's fast-growing volume of municipal wastewater.

Opinion : Widowhood - stressful and unprepared (PRIV)
(IPS, New York)
In addition to the emotional stress and sorrow of widowhood, most people are unprepared to deal with the daunting challenges following the death of a spouse.


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