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SUNS # 9559 Thursday 21 April 2022

Trade : LDCs outline their priorities on agriculture for WTO's MC12 (PRIV)
(D. Ravi Kanth, Geneva)
The least-developed countries (LDCs), led by Chad, have offered their response to the allegedly "biased" draft text on agriculture for the World Trade Organization's 12th ministerial conference (MC12), which is tentatively scheduled to take place in Geneva from 12-15 June.

UN : Drought could worsen hunger in Horn of Africa region, says WFP (PRIV)
(Kanaga Raja, Geneva)
Severe drought in the Horn of Africa region could result in the number of hungry people spiraling from the currently estimated 14 million to 20 million through 2022, according to the World Food Programme (WFP).

Rights : School feeding is now the world's largest social safety net (PRIV)
(IPS, Kathmandu)
When Canada and Nepal are used in the same sentence it's usually because the former is supporting development efforts in the latter. Not when it comes to feeding children at school.

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