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Melinda Gates pledges $500 mn more for world’s poor

November 18th, 2010 - 10:13 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Nov 18 (IANS) Melinda Gates, co-chair of the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, Thursday pledged another $500 million for the world's poor as she hailed a historic moment that will help ... Read more...

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‘Food secure’ Pak will now have to “start from scratch”, says UN official

September 8th, 2010 - 2:51 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Sept 8 (ANI): Pakistan's ability to feed itself is in doubt after massive floods ravaged the "food-secure" country, and it may now have to "start from scratch", Luigi Damiani, senior emergency ... Read more...

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UNDP for early recovery activities amid humanitarian operations

June 4th, 2008 - 1:33 pm ICT by ANI
New York, June 4 (ANI): The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) today presented a comprehensive early recovery package aimed at immediately re-establishing livelihoods for communities in Burmese villages. This initiative will ... Read more...

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Poor farmers may increase food production by using modern technology

June 2nd, 2008 - 3:27 pm ICT by admin
Washington, June 2 (ANI): Scientists have determined that a combination of high-yield seeds, fertilizer, and small-scale irrigation may help poor farmers to increase food production, who have been till now using ... Read more...

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