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Stories Tagged "developing countries"

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Winners and losers in the Paris climate pact

posted on December 18, 2015 at 2:16 PM

The talks were difficult and sometimes teetered on the brink of collapse. Every country made compromises to get the deal done, but some got more than others by the time the gavel dropped. Full Story

Feds Shift Food Aid Practices

posted on August 29, 2014 at 5:23 PM

Feds Shift Food Aid Practices
The U.S. government has begun buying some of the food it donates for international aid from suppliers and farmers in developing nations. This signals a step away from a decades-old tradition of buying all donated food solely from within the United... Full Story

Market to Market (May 9, 2014)

posted on May 9, 2014 at 7:16 PM

Market to Market (May 9, 2014)
Full Program: An international team of scientists works to eradicate a disease capable of decimating poultry in developing nations. Scientists and the Obama Administration release some dire predictions on the impact of climate change. Market analysis with Sue... Full Story

USAID says new farm law to boost food aid abroad

posted on February 14, 2014 at 2:54 PM

U.S. Agency for International Development Administrator Rajiv Shah says changes to the way the United States distributes food aid could help feed 800,000 more people abroad, many of them Syrian refugees. Full Story

USDA Warns Of Fraudulent Letters Scam

posted on March 23, 2012 at 2:54 PM

WASHINGTON, March 16, 2012--USDA officials learned late Friday afternoon, March 16th, 2012, that fraudulent letters are being sent by FAX to individuals and businesses in at least four states. The letters purportedly come from a USDA procurement... Full Story

Water A Cause of War in Coming Decades

posted on March 23, 2012 at 2:45 PM

  WASHINGTON (AP) - Drought, floods and a lack of fresh water maycause significant global instability and conflict in the comingdecades, as developing countries scramble to meet demand fromexploding populations while dealing with the effects... Full Story

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