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SUNS # 9313 Thursday 25 March 2021

Rights : HRC calls for equitable & universal access to COVID-19 vaccines (PRIV)
(Kanaga Raja, Geneva)
The United Nations Human Rights Council on Tuesday called upon States and other relevant stakeholders "to take appropriate measures to guarantee the fair, transparent, equitable, efficient, universal and timely access and distribution of safe, quality, efficacious, effective, accessible and affordable COVID-19 vaccines, and to enable international cooperation" in combating the COVID-19 pandemic.

Nigeria : Tech savvy youth succeed in agriculture, study shows (PRIV)
(IPS, Ibadan)
Saheed Babajide, a young animal production graduate and a manager at a national milk production company in Iseyin, Nigeria, is a beneficiary of the government's youth agriculture intervention programme.

Venezuela : Hundreds of wells alleviate water shortages in capital (PRIV)
(IPS, Caracas)
Thousands of families in the Venezuelan capital have dipped into their savings or gone into debt, in the midst of the worst economic crisis in this country since the 19th century, so that their building has access to a well that will supply the water that has stopped running from the faucet.

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