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One of the lingering effects of the food price crisis of 2007-08 on the world food system is the proliferating acquisition of farmland in developing countries by other countries seeking to ensure their food supplies. Credit: Bigstock By Baher KamalMADRID, ...

Acino acquires selected Aspen brands in South Africa

Zurich, Oct. 22, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — ZURICH, Switzerland, 22 October 2021 – Acino and Aspen Pharmacare Holdings Limited and its subsidiaries (collectively, "Aspen") have signed an agreement for Acino to acquire six South African ...

Acino acquires selected Aspen brands in South Africa

Zurich, Oct. 22, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — ZURICH, Switzerland, 22 October 2021 – Acino and Aspen Pharmacare Holdings Limited and its subsidiaries (collectively, "Aspen") have signed an agreement for Acino to acquire six South African ...

We Heard Public Development Banks, but Will They Have the Guts to Deliver?

A farmer with her child in the outskirts of Kathmandu, Nepal, 2019. Credit : Forus By Sarah StrackPARIS, Oct 22 2021 – Public development banks have committed to ramp up action to tackle climate change, to protect biodiversity, to promote human ...

An ambitious, stakeholder-driven climate change commitment ahead of COP26: Eswatini’s Revised Nationally Determined Contribution (NDC) process

Sibonisiwe Hlanze is one of 600 women who are allowed to harvest reeds from the Lawuba Wetland in Lawuba, Eswatini. Hlanze’s income and security is dependent on reliable weather patterns. The Commonwealth has deployed top climate finance advisors to ...

Big Brother is Watching You– as Electronic Surveillance Dominates Lives

Credit: UN Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC) By Thalif DeenUNITED NATIONS, Oct 22 2021 – The British novelist George Orwell’s “1984” characterized a dystopian society where people were restricted from independent thought and were victims ...

Artist Asks Uncomfortable Questions at Paris Fair

By SWANPARIS, Oct 22 2021 – How does injustice make you feel? Do you see yourself as a perpetrator, or as a victim? Is there any such thing as neutrality? These are some of the questions that Dorian Sari asks through artwork, which includes blurry ...

Bombardier to Report Third Quarter 2021 Financial Results on October 28, 2021

MONTRÉAL, Oct. 21, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Bombardier (TSX: BBD.B) will publish its financial results for the third quarter ended September 30, 2021, on October 28, 2021. On October 28, 2021, at 8:00 a.m., EST, Bombardier will hold a webcast/conference ...

JAGGAER Teams Up with Industry Experts for New Procurement with Purpose Webinar Series  

Panelists from Spend Matters, The Hackett Group, EcoVadis, Harvard University and more share steps for leading environment, social, and governance (ESG) initiatives internally and making a lasting impact RESEARCH TRIANGLE PARK, N.C., Oct. 21, 2021 (GLOBE ...

Despite Climate Crisis, Politicians Will Double the Production of Energy from Fossil Fuels

The world’s governments plan to produce around 110% more fossil fuels in 2030 than would be consistent with limiting warming to 1.5°C, and 45% more than consistent with 2°C. Credit: Bigstock By Bruno KappaNAIROBI, Oct 21 2021 – In a time ...
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