World Social Forum Activists Unravel Roots of Israel’s Occupation of Gaza — Global Issues

Protesting Israel’s attacks against Gaza at the World Social Forum opening day in Kathmandu. Credit: Marty Logan/IPS by Marty Logan (Kathmandu) Saturday, February 17, 2019 Inter Press Service KATHMANDU, Feb 17 (IPS) – Romi Ghimire has a busy life running a non-profit organization dedicated to Nepal’s rural people, but she also feels driven to do something […]

‘My eggs are too expensive to eat’ (and that’s a good thing) — Global Issues

Over 80 chicken producers in Anosy Region, Tanzania have received the potentially life-changing birds. These birds originate from India but are now flourishing there. FAOEggs from Madagascar were used to hatch chicks. Lucette Vognentseva is one of the new owners and spoke to UN News in her home town, Ifotaka. “I received five chickens, three […]

Cubans Are Ready for a Main Increase to Low Emissions Transport — International Points

Passengers board a public bus in Havana. Lately, some 40 hybrid buses (alternating diesel and electrical energy), a know-how that saves 25 to 30 % of gasoline and generates much less air pollution, have been added to public transport within the Cuban capital. CREDIT: Jorge Luis Baños / IPS by Luis Brizuela (havana) Monday, February 05, […]