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Global Environment Facility (GEF)   
(Thursday - August 15, 2019) Associated Profiles : Global Environment Facility
Source: FAO - With 35 percent of the earth’s land used for crops and pastures, another 30 percent covered by forests and a full 70 percent of abstracted fresh water used by agriculture, there is no question that agriculture needs to be...
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Guinea and UNDP launch new adaptation project to prepare for climate change impacts   
(Thursday - August 15, 2019) Associated Profiles : Global Environment Facility
Source: Prevention Web - Supported with US$5.35 million from the Global Environment Facility’s Least Developed Countries Fund and the United Nations Development Programme for a period of four years, the project will be implemented by the Ministry...
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SADC Groundwater Management Institute completes development of SADC-wide framework for Groundwater Data Collection and Management   
(Thursday - August 15, 2019) Associated Profiles : Global Environment Facility
Source: Engineering News - In response to the current groundwater challenges, SADC-GMI is currently implementing the Sustainable Groundwater Management in SADC Member States project; a project supported by the World Bank with funding from the Global...
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Greed and Graft at U.N. Climate Program   
(Thursday - August 15, 2019) Associated Profiles : Global Environment Facility
Source: Foreign Policy - Investigation: Greed and Graft at U.N. Climate Program Greed and Graft at U.N. Climate Progr... On Dec. 16, 2018, Dmitry Ershov, a Russian national who once managed a multimillion-dollar ...
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CM&R Inc. Recalls Beef Stick Products Due to Misbranding, Undeclared Allergens   
(Thursday - August 15, 2019) Associated Profiles : U.S. Department of Agriculture – Food Safety and Inspection Service
Source: WDIO - The U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS)says CM&R Inc., of St. Paul is recalling approximately 25 pounds of ready-to-eat beef stick products due to misbranding and undeclared...
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Brazil Addresses Biofouling   
(Thursday - August 15, 2019) Associated Profiles : Global Environment Facility
Source: Marine Link - The IMO-executed GloFouling Partnerships project to address bioinvasions by organisms which can build up on ships' hulls and other marine structures is a collaboration between the Global Environment Facility (GEF), the United...
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Meatpacking giant wants fewer safety inspectors and the USDA is listening   
(Thursday - August 15, 2019) Associated Profiles : U.S. Department of Agriculture – Food Safety and Inspection Service
Source: WRCB - "We have to utilize our resources in order to do those tasks that have a direct impact on public health," Carmen Rottenberg, administrator for the USDA’s Food Safety and Inspection Service, said. Consumer advocates warn...
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US, Honduras craft deal to improve labor conditions   
(Thursday - August 15, 2019) Associated Profiles : Bureau of International Labor Affairs (ILAB) – US Department of Labor
Source: The Hill - A February report by the the Bureau of International Labor Affairs raised serious concerns about the effective enforcement of labor laws in Honduras and the nation's compliance under the trade agreement. At the time, Perez called...
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Wisconsin accepted into yearlong national policy academy on manufacturing   
(Thursday - August 15, 2019) Associated Profiles : National Institute of Standards and Technology
Source: The Business Journals - The policy academy is a program funded by the National Institute of Standards and Technology and the Manufacturing Extension Program and organized by the State Science and Technology Institute and the Center for Regional Economic...
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Auburn University Deploys $1.5 Million Digital X-Ray CT System to Inspect Structural Integrity of Additive Manufactured Parts   
(Thursday - August 15, 2019) Associated Profiles : National Institute of Standards and Technology
Source: YAHOO! News - The new system was acquired through a $1.5 million grant from the National Institute of Standards and Technology awarded to Auburn's Center for Additive Manufacturing. Auburn's Center for Additive ...
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