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  • Make water a priority in the Caribbean

    “The energy crisis of the 1970s will take a back seat to the water crisis of the 1980s and 1990.” – United States Department of Agriculture, The Yearbook of Agriculture, 1981 Small Island Developing States (SIDS) are those coastal countries grouped based on certain characteristics they share. These include...
  • Break the cycle

    The El Niño episode severely affected more than 60 million people around the world. The impact of drought, flooding and severe storms led 22 countries to appeal for international humanitarian assistance in East and Southern Africa, Central America, the Caribbean and the Pacific according to the UN Secretary General’s...
  • Truth or Dare? Reflections on Ethiopia’s Drought Crisis

    Presently, more than 10 million people in Ethiopia are facing serious risks of hunger. http://gty.im/2638737 It is hard to imagine that in the 21st century, where 222 million tons of food are wasted in developed countries annually, corresponding to almost as much as the net food production in Sub-Saharan Africa, millions of people...
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