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How much can the private sector do to end world hunger?

The private sector is ready, willing, and able to work with governments and non-profits to solve global poverty and hunger.  At least that is the impression created by Canada’s Feminist International Assistance Policy and the recently created International Assistance Innovation Program. That’s good news. But is the optimism well founded? …

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State watching tick and mosquito diseases closely – News – seacoastonline.com

Ticks

Karen Dandurant news@seacoastonline.com @kdandurant PORTSMOUTH The state has reported the first positive batch of mosquitoes, found in Manchester, to test positive for West Nile Virus this season. WNV is an arbovirus transmitted from the bite of an infected mosquito. WNV was first identified in New Hampshire in August of 2000. …

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Florida National Guard trains three SKN defence, emergency, fire agencies

Members of the St. Kitts and Nevis Fire Rescue Services are directed in a rescue operation and training exercise by Sgt. 1st Class Robby E. Creech. BASSETERRE, St. Kitts – Emergency response training, exercises and classes were recently completed by the St. Kitts and Nevis Defence Force, National Emergency Management …

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Story tips from the Department of Energy’s Oak Ridge National Laboratory, August 2018

IMAGE: Researchers analyzed 15 years of data across 16 neighborhoods, shown in orange, in the Las Vegas Valley Water District to determine whether one home’s participation in the utility’s water conservation… view more  Credit: Oak Ridge National Laboratory, US Dept. of Energy Water–Contagious conservation A team led by Oak Ridge National …

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