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Famines and stunting: Are adolescents the hardest hit?

Stunting is almost exclusively discussed as a phenomenon linked to undernourishment among infants; much more rarely as a phenomenon developed in adolescence.
from UNICEF on Mar 29, 2017.
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Congo coalition talks failure sparks protests and riots

Thousands of people took to the streets of the Democratic Republic of Congo on Tuesday following the collapse of talks over a transition to a new government.
from Anadolu Agency on Mar 28, 2017.

UN calls for inquiry into killing of six aid workers in South Sudan

Six aid workers have been ambushed and killed in South Sudan, the United Nations humanitarian coordinator in the country announced.
from Sudan Tribune on Mar 28, 2017.

'Time running out' as famine, drought and war threaten millions

Time is running out for over a million children as drought and armed conflict devastate lives in northeast Nigeria, Somalia, South Sudan and Yemen, Unicef warns.
from UNICEF on Mar 28, 2017.

Reconsider withdrawal of core support to NGOs, UK aid body urged

Britain's official aid arm should reconsider its decision to end core support to civil society organisations, a UK parliamentary report says today.
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The Arab Spring and the Western Winter

There are many striking parallels between the “Arab Spring” and the UK’s Brexit referendum, the election of US President Donald Trump, and the far-right resurgence [...]
from Project Syndicate on Mar 29, 2017.

Three rivers are now legally people – but that's just the start

Giving legal rights to non-human entities doesn’t mean much if they can’t be enforced
from Down to Earth on Mar 27, 2017.
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Myanmar’s next great transformation

Top-down conservation projects, (eco-)tourism, large-scale aquaculture and the expansion of industrial infrastructure are transforming Myanmar.
from Transnational Institute on Mar 27, 2017.
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