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SUNS # 9168 Monday 27 July 2020

Trade : Outgoing WTO DG highlights achievements and challenges (PRIV)
(D. Ravi Kanth, Geneva)
The outgoing WTO director-general Roberto Azevedo, in a farewell statement on 23 July, proclaimed his achievements, namely the Doha Trade Facilitation Agreement (TFA) and a partial agreement on export subsidies, while admitting the loss of the "appeals body" that has made redundant the enforcement function of the trade body, trade envoys told the SUNS.

Senegal : Are women-led start-ups key to sustainability? (PRIV)
(IPS, Hyderabad)
Growing up in the Senegalese capital of Dakar, Siny Samba (28) watched with fascination as her grandmother made snacks for her family, using the fresh fruit from their garden.

Kenya : How indigenous Ogiek are using technology to validate land rights (PRIV)
(IPS, Chepkitale)
The Ogiek community, indigenous peoples from Kenya's Chepkitale National Reserve, are in the process of implementing a modern tool to inform and guide the conservation and management of the natural forest.

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