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SUNS # 9248 Monday 7 December 2020

United Nations : Food commodity prices at highest level in nearly six years (PRIV)
(Kanaga Raja, Geneva)
The international prices of a basket of key agricultural food commodities rose in November to their highest level in nearly six years, with the prices of vegetable oils rising the most, the UN Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) has said.

Opinion : Does WFP deserve the Nobel Peace Prize? (PRIV)
(IPS, Stockholm/Rome)
On 10 December, representatives for the World Food Programme (WFP) will receive the Nobel Peace Prize at the Oslo City Hall in Norway.

Opinion : Relevance of women, peace & security in arms control & disarmament (PRIV)
(IPS, Geneva)
"What does the Women, Peace and Security Agenda have to do with arms control and disarmament?"

COVID-19 : Digitization could transform African agriculture (PRIV)
(IPS, Mbabane)
Placing an online order for farming inputs saves Velebantfu Dlamini about USD 12 in transport fees for a round trip of about 320 kilometres.

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