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SUNS # 9618 Tuesday 19 July 2022
 
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UN : Global food prices decline slightly in June, says FAO (PRIV)
(Kanaga Raja, Geneva)
The international prices of a basket of key agricultural food commodities declined slightly for the third consecutive month in June, mainly driven by a dip in the international prices of vegetable oils, cereals and sugar, according to the UN Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO).

Kenya : Drones to help fishers avoid border conflicts on Lake Victoria (PRIV)
(IPS, Nairobi)
It is exactly two years since George Omuodo's brutal confrontation with fishers from Uganda, an encounter that left him hospitalized with a broken arm and bruised ribs.

Latin America : "Made in Chile" electric buses, a stride towards electro-mobility (PRIV)
(IPS, Santiago)
The manufacture in Chile of an electric bus christened Queltehue, a wading bird native to the country, is another step towards electromobility and in the fight against pollution that triggers frequent environmental crises and smog emergencies in Santiago and other cities.


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