Tonga volcanic eruption: what possible impact on agriculture and fisheries

22 Januari 2022 Asupan Warta / Newsfeed 0 Comment

With the full picture of damage and needs after Tonga’s massive volcanic eruption and tsunami only gradually emerging, what is already clear is that the stakes could not be higher for the farmers and fishers of the South Pacific island nation, living in one of the world’s most disaster-prone regions. With […]

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English Commercial Court Enforces DIFC Court Judgment Under Common Law Rules

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The Commercial Court of the Queen’s Bench Division of the High Court of Justice of England and Wales (Commercial Court) has granted an application for summary judgment on a claim to enforce in England a judgment of the DIFC Courts (an English-language common law jurisdiction in the Dubai International Financial […]

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Jalur tertimbun longsor di Pekalongan mulai bisa dilewati

21 Januari 2022 Asupan Warta / Newsfeed 0 Comment

ANTARA – Setelah terus dikebut pengerjaannya selama dua hari, jalur penghubung dua kecamatan di Kabupaten Pekalongan, Jawa Tengah, yang sebelumnya putus tertimbun longsor kini berangsur pulih dan sebagian ruas sudah bisa dilewati …

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The links between food-related trade and fiscal policies and obesity rates in low- and middle-income countries

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The links between food-related trade and fiscal policies and obesity rates in low- and middle-income countries Jan 21, 2022 jmcquaid Fri, 01/21/2022 – 11:09 The links between food-related trade and fiscal policies and obesity rates in low- and middle-income countries Kibrom Abay Hosam Ibrahim Clemens Breisinger Nutrition impacts of tariffs […]

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Human Rights Violations and Culture of Impunity in South Asia

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South Asian countries grappling with the erosion of democratic norms, growing authoritarianism, the crackdown on freedom of press, speech and dissent, a report by Human Rights Watch says. Credit: 2017 Paula Bronstein for Human Rights Watch By Sania FarooquiNew Delhi, Jan 21 2022 (IPS) As countries across South Asia continue […]

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UNHCR seeks $59.6 million for 100,000 displaced by violence in Cameroon’s Far North region

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Countries: Cameroon, Chad Source: UN High Commissioner for Refugees In just two weeks, tens of thousands of people fled into Chad or were displaced within Cameroon. The December clashes followed similar violence in August 2021, when 23,000 people were displaced.

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Tonga’s ‘Aquaman’ survives 27 hours at sea after tsunami

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A 57-year-old Tongan man being hailed a real-life Aquaman for surviving 27 hours at sea after Saturday’s devastating tsunami struck his island said he went under nine times before latching onto a log and making it to safety.

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Black-eyed peas can help farmers abandon harmful fertilizers

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Photo: Public Domain Pictures/Sheila Brown The widespread use of chemical fertilizers has been detrimental to the environment in many areas of the world, leading to various forms of soil, water and air pollution. Yet simple changes in agricultural practices can work wonders when it comes to reducing our dependence on […]

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Addressing post-pandemic rise in food insecurity (Financial Express)

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Addressing post-pandemic rise in food insecurity (Financial Express) Jan 19, 2022 Dec 28, 2021 pfowlkes Wed, 01/19/2022 – 15:26 Addressing post-pandemic rise in food insecurity (Financial Express) Addressing post-pandemic rise in food insecurity (Financial Express) Bangladesh In the News Food Security Resilience COVID-19 Financial Express published an editorial stating that […]

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Covax, the Developing World’s Hope against COVID, Has Made It Only Halfway

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Delivery of syringes for the vaccination campaign in El Salvador. Latin American countries have made steady progress in immunizing their populations, partly through direct negotiations between their governments and suppliers and partly through international cooperation. CREDIT: PAHO By Humberto MárquezCARACAS, Jan 20 2022 (IPS) The Covax initiative, the hope of […]

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