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SUNS # 9332 Friday 23 April 2021

Trade : WTO DG to convene virtual ministerial on fisheries end-July (PRIV)
(D. Ravi Kanth, Washington DC)
The World Trade Organization director-general Ms Ngozi Okonjo- Iweala has signaled her intention to convene a virtual ministerial meeting on fisheries subsidies in end-July, in an apparent move to let the process determine the substance due to lack of progress on substantive issues, said people familiar with the development.

Kenya : Poor need different lockdown restrictions to survive (PRIV)
(IPS, Nairobi)
After Joseph Mandu lost his job because of the country's coronavirus lockdown, he would still wake every morning and leave his home in the City Carton slum in Kenya's capital, Nairobi.

Brazil : Agro-industry surrounds Xingu indigenous territory (PRIV)
(IPS, Rio de Janeiro)
Watatakalu Yawalapiti is 40 years old. She was born in the Amakapuku village, surrounded by a large preserved forest in the heart of Brazil. She spent part of her childhood on the white sands and clear waters of the Tuatuari river.

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