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'I wanted to become a nurse to serve my people'

Rosemary Kadi Giryang, a South Sudanese nurse in Juba, was awarded the Florence Nightingale Medal for 30 years of service to victims of war and violence.
from ICRC on Aug 19, 2019.

Blindsided: why does Beijing keep getting Hong Kong wrong?

How Beijing fails to grasp the sentiment of Hong Kong.
from South China Morning Post on Aug 16, 2019.

Subsidies key to better fertiliser access, says study

Subsidies for manufacturing companies could help improve access to fertiliser in developing countries, a team of international researchers has proposed.
from SciDev.Net on Aug 16, 2019.

Indonesian coal: the story continues

Last month Global Witness released a report Taxing Times For Adaro, highlighting serious concerns for investors in the Indonesian coal industry. Here’s what happened next…
from Global Witness on Aug 15, 2019.

‘Tropical Trump’ sparks unprecedented crisis for Brazilian science

Tensions are rising as Jair Bolsonaro’s administration in Brazil questions the work of government scientists and institutes debilitating cuts to research funding.
from Nature on Aug 9, 2019.

A hard and perilous road ahead for South Africa

There is now a widespread sense that South Africa is in serious trouble.
from Mail&Guardian on Aug 7, 2019.

Progress and its discontents

According to Bill Gates, Steven Pinker and the like, the world has never been better and global poverty is shrinking. Jason Hickel calls their bluff.
from New Internationalist on Aug 7, 2019.

Applying modern tech to agriculture

Modern agriculture is driven by continuous improvements in digital tools and data as well as collaboration among farmers and researchers.
from Down to Earth on Aug 5, 2019.

Childhood cancer claims 7 million years of life in poorer nations

Developing countries bear more than four-fifths of the global burden of childhood cancer because of a lack of early detection and limited treatment, a study has found.
from SciDev.Net on Aug 4, 2019.

Soy moratorium needed to protect Brazil’s savannah, scientists say

Urgent action is needed to halt the growth of soy production in Brazil\s Cerrado region and stop destruction of the area’s rich biodiversity, researchers warn.
from SciDev.Net on Jul 31, 2019.
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