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SUNS # 9384 Friday 9 July 2021
 
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United Nations : Global food prices fall for first time in a year, says FAO (PRIV)
(Kanaga Raja, Geneva)
The international prices of a basket of key agricultural food commodities fell for the first time in June, following twelve consecutive monthly increases, the UN Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) has said.

Bangladesh : Indigenous forest dwellers fear losing ancestral land (PRIV)
(IPS, Tangail)
When the Bangladesh Forest Department felled Basanti Rema's banana orchard, Rema, a Garo indigenous forest-dweller of Madhupur Forest, felt she was living a nightmare.

Brazil : Threat of blackouts highlights climate crisis (PRIV)
(IPS, Rio de Janeiro)
Twenty years after the blackout that prompted nine months of rationing to keep the power grid from collapsing, Brazil may see a repeat of the traumatic situation, this time with a more obvious climate change undertone.


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