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Latin America, Caribbean ‘must step up’ to tackle rising hunger: FAO

Countries in Latin America and the Caribbean “can and must step up” to tackle rising levels of hunger, poverty and inequality, the UN Food and...

Police overwhelmed, development stalled, as gang violence spirals in Haiti

Haiti’s protracted political and humanitarian crisis – marked by spiking levels of gang-related violence and a badly struggling national police force – are reversing crucial...

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Global growth forecast to slow to 1.9% in 2023, warn UN economists

Senior UN economists warned on Wednesday that intersecting crises are likely to add further damage to the global economy, with growth set to slow from...

Candlenuts, chilli and chickens: Transforming Indonesia’s rural economy

A combination of determination, a vision, and UN support is transforming the fortunes of remote villages in underdeveloped regions of Eastern Indonesia, and boosting the...

In drought-stricken Cabo Verde, UN chief finds hope for creating sustainable oasis

The Secretary-General spent Sunday travelling through the diverse and varied landscapes of Santo Antão, where, after five years of intense drought, several development projects supported by...