Food and Agriculture Issues

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Can the Russia-Ukraine crisis still be resolved diplomatically'   
January 22, 2022
Source: Capital Public Radio - NPR's Debbie Elliott speaks with Max Boot, a senior fellow in national security studies at the Council on Foreign Relations, about Russia's military buildup along the Ukrainian border.
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The Climate Crisis in Focus as Giorgio Parisi joins FAO's Nobel Laureates Alliance   
January 22, 2022
Source: Middle East North Africa Financial Network - Today, the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) welcomed Physics Nobel Laureate Giorgio Parisi to join its Nobel Laureates Alliance for Food Security and Peace ...
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This Might Be the Most Beautiful (and Least Bulky) Weighted Blanket I’ve Tried — and Yes, It Works!   
January 22, 2022
Source: Apartment Therapy - As someone who loves weighted blankets, I can say that the bulk of them are… well, bulky. Even if they’re not taking up lots of space in your linen closet, per se, many of them are filled with gel beads or another...
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The HIV/AIDS crisis showed us how to equitably overcome a pandemic   
January 22, 2022
Source: The Globe and Mail - On Jan. 10, Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala, the director-general of the World Trade Organization (WTO), urged member states “to fully contribute to the global efforts in the fight against COVID-19″ by ...
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How Putin's obsession with NATO has led to the brink of war in Ukraine   
January 22, 2022
Source: YAHOO!News on MSN.com - The expansion of NATO membership to countries that were once part of the Soviet-era bloc is at the heart of the standoff in Ukraine. In talks with the West last week, Russian President Vladimir Putin insisted that Ukraine be...
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EU challenges Russia at WTO over wood export restrictions   
January 22, 2022
Source: Reuters - The European Union launched a challenge at the World Trade Organization on Friday to Russian export restrictions on wood products that the bloc says are illegal and harm its wood processing industry.
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FSIS Highlights 2021 Accomplishments in Protecting Public Health   
January 22, 2022
Source: Associated Press - The U.S. Department of Agriculture’s (USDA) Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) today announced key achievements for 2021 that highlight progress in its mission to prevent foodborne illness and protect public health.
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World Trade Organization: Acknowledging AI Applications for a Better Future   
January 22, 2022
Source: Analytics Insight - The World Trade Organization (WTO) has started acknowledging applications of AI in the WTO Public Forum. AI in WTO can boost functionalities and capabilities for a better future.
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Germany Blocks NATO Ally From Transferring Weapons to Ukraine   
January 22, 2022
Source: Wall Street Journal - The refusal to permit Estonia to transfer artillery that originated in Germany points to strains in the Western alliance over Ukraine.
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U.S., Russia keep diplomatic options open as invasion threat looms   
January 22, 2022
Source: MSNBC - Live in Geneva, Andrea Mitchell talks to Admiral James Stavridis, former U.S. Ambassador to Russia Michael McFaul, and Council on Foreign Relations President Richard Haass about Secretary Blinken’s meeting with Russian...
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