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SUNS # 9440 Tuesday 19 October 2021

Trade : WTO DG pushes for controversial carbon pricing (PRIV)
(D. Ravi Kanth, Geneva)
The World Trade Organization's director-general Ms Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala seems to have sparked-off yet another controversy, this time on the need to implement carbon pricing, said people familiar with the development.

WHO : US "non-paper" on equity reinforces its pharma industry dominance (PRIV)
(Nithin Ramakrishnan and K M Gopakumar, Kochi/New Delhi)
The United States' non-paper on equity submitted to the Working Group on Strengthening WHO Preparedness and Response to Health Emergencies (WGPR) reinforces and maintains the status quo of its dominance in the global pharmaceutical industry.

Kenya : Table banking helping women put food on the table (PRIV)
(IPS, Nairobi)
Pascaline Chemutai's five acres of land located in the country's breadbasket region of Rift Valley recently produced 115 bags of maize, each weighing 90 kilograms.

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