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SUNS # 9243 Monday 30 November 2020

Climate : GCF Board approves USD 1.1 billion funding for projects (PRIV)
(Indrajit Bose, New Delhi)
The Board of the UNFCCC's Green Climate Fund (GCF) approved with conditions, USD 1.1 billion for 16 funding proposals at its 27th meeting held virtually from 9-13 November.

UN : Warns of impending famine with millions in danger of starvation (PRIV)
(IPS, New York)
The numbers are staggering - as reflected in the ongoing coronavirus pandemic which has triggered a new round of food shortages, famine and starvation.

Opinion : Food as prevention - rising to nutritional challenges (PRIV)
(IPS, Naples)
The risk factors contributing to dramatic rise in non-communicable diseases (NCDs) in recent decades have been known for a long time but the Covid-19 pandemic has brutally exposed our collective failure to deal with them.

Opinion : Overcoming digital gap & food insecurity - a complementary target (PRIV)
(IPS, Rome)
Overcoming the digital gap to face food insecurity with the use of artificial intelligence practices in agriculture is part of a growing debate that seeks to simultaneously safeguard natural resources and address the difficulties generated by climate change and the implications of the COVID-19 pandemic.

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