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SUNS # 9307 Wednesday 17 March 2021

United Nations : Mainstreaming environmental sustainability across UN system (PRIV)
(Kanaga Raja, Geneva)
The United Nations entities have not paid adequate attention to integrating or mainstreaming environmental sustainability in their internal management functional areas, with related actions often being left to individual initiatives, resulting in sub-optimal gains.

Trade : Reverse S&DT to major subsidizers in fisheries disciplines (PRIV)
(D. Ravi Kanth, Geneva)
The Chair of the Doha Rules negotiations, Ambassador Santiago Wills from Colombia, intends to hold meetings from 17 March on the most controversial issue concerning the alleged reverse special and differential treatment (S&DT) for major subsidizers that continue to engage in industrial-scale fishing, which has contributed to global depletion of fish stocks, said people familiar with the development.

Africa : Policy inconsistencies and poor research slow young farmers (PRIV)
(IPS, Bulawayo)
It is not everyday that a young farmer registers success in his enterprise and vows this is what he will do for the rest of his life. Yet this is the story of Lihle Moyo, a 27-year- old farmer from Gwanda, about 160 km south of Bulawayo, Zimbabwe's second-largest city.

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