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SUNS # 9572 Tuesday 10 May 2022
 
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Trade : WTO DG's "TRIPS COVID-19" text goes into uncharted waters (PRIV)
(D. Ravi Kanth, Geneva)
Amidst sharply divergent views on the draft "TRIPS COVID-19" text circulated by the World Trade Organization's Director-General on 3 May, China has rejected one particular condition in the text on systemic grounds, as it uses the criterion of export share to define eligible members, said people familiar with the development.

El Salvador : The sun illuminates the nights of rural families (PRIV)
(IPS, Teotepeque)
After working on the family farm, Carlos Salama comes home and plugs his cell phone into a socket via a solar-powered electrical system, a rarity in this rural village in southern El Salvador.

Africa : Give edible insects a chance as an alternative protein source (PRIV)
(IPS, Nairobi)
Growing up in Samoya Village of Bungoma County in the Western part of Kenya, Elvis Wanjala has fond childhood memories of the rainy season, chasing and catching black-bellied winged termites in the rain.


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