Daily Archives: October 24, 2016

Sustainable Food Systems Necessary in Mitigating Climate Change, Speakers Say, as Second Committee Debates Agriculture Development, Food Security

14 Draft Resolutions Also Introduced including Protection of Global Climate

Nearly 800 million people around the world were undernourished and global nutrition challenges were increasingly complex, the Second Committee (Economic and Financial) heard today as it discussed agriculture development, food security and nutrition.

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SOUTH AFRICA WELCOMES 120 MLN RAND EXPANSION BY 3M

South African Trade and Industry Minister Rob Davies has welcomed the decision by American conglomerate 3M's to invest 120 million Rand (about 8.6 million US dollars) to expand its operations in this country."Such investment is important and demonstrat...

Africa: Continent-Wide Outcry At ICC Withdrawal

South Africa's announced withdrawal from the International Criminal Court (ICC) is a slap in the face for victims of the most serious crimes and should be reconsidered, African groups and international organizations with a presence in Africa said today...

International Colloquium of Rabat to study links between trade, investment and sustainable development

The Economic Commission for Africa is organizing, in partnership with the WTO Chair of the Mohammed V University of Rabat and LEAD (University of Toulon Laboratory for Applied Economic Research in Development) the Tenth International Colloquium of Raba...