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SUNS # 9458 Friday 12 November 2021

Trade : Doha agriculture chair's textual suggestions inimical to South's interests (PRIV)
(D. Ravi Kanth, Geneva)
The chair of the Doha agriculture negotiations at the WTO has proposed draft textual suggestions on domestic support, public stockholding programs for food security, market access, and on transparency, but they failed to garner consensus among the eight countries that are currently engaged in closed- door meetings, said people familiar with the development.

United Nations : Food security crisis in DRC likely to worsen, say FAO/WFP (PRIV)
(Kanaga Raja, Geneva)
Around 27 million people in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC), or one-quarter of the country's population, are experiencing high levels of acute food insecurity between September and December 2021, making it the most food-insecure country in the world, the UN Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) and the World Food Programme (WFP) have said.

Chile : Combating energy poverty with community inclusion (PRIV)
(IPS, Santiago)
More than 90 percent of Chile's 17.5 million people have access to electricity.

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