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Managing rumours in the Rohingya camps

They said the children would die if they were given diphtheria vaccination or they would become Christians. Others said women are not allowed to go out with their children.
from BRAC on Sep 24, 2018.
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Greenpeace occupies refinery loaded with 'dirty palm oil' in Indonesia

Thirty Greenpeace activists are occupying a palm oil refinery belonging to the world’s largest palm oil trader that supplies Colgate, Nestlé, Unilever and other brands.
from Greenpeace on Sep 25, 2018.

Global leaders pressed to commit to stronger anti-TB action

As global leaders gather for the first-ever UN tuberculosis summit in the US this week, MSF urges governments to save lives by scaling up TB testing and treatment.
from MSF on Sep 25, 2018.

Sweden tops 'Commitment to Development Index'

Richer Asia-Pacific countries and the US do poorly on an index ranking 27 wealthy countries on how well their aid, trade, environment and migration policies help poor countries.
from SciDev.Net on Sep 25, 2018.

Extinction threat to China's primates

Most primates in China could be wiped out by the end of this century, warns a new study.
from Mongabay on Sep 25, 2018.
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Social network analysis is helping re-green Rwanda - and can help others

NGOs, government and entrepreneurs are all working to re-green Rwanda, but 'network analysis' shows they sometimes hinder each other.
from World Resources Institute on Sep 25, 2018.

Lifting the lid on the black box of informal trade in Africa

A large part of cross-border trade — perhaps 30-40 per cent — between African countries is informal, avoiding customs or unrecorded. regional trade.
from The Conversation on Sep 25, 2018.
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Climate change-affected Sikkim switches from apples to vegetables

Apple orchards are travelling up the mountains in Sikkim and elsewhere in the Himalayas, as climate change makes the lower slopes too warm.
from Thethirdpole on Sep 23, 2018.
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