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SUNS # 9744 Friday 17 March 2023

WTO : India galvanizes South over North's unilateral environment measures (PRIV)
(D. Ravi Kanth, Geneva)
India's proposal for addressing growing environmental measures as protectionist non-tariff measures has apparently galvanized developing and least-developed countries across Africa, South America, and the Caribbean in a seemingly unprecedented development at the World Trade Organization on 14 March, said people familiar with the development.

Kenya : Solar powered freezer improving immunization coverage in villages (PRIV)
(IPS, Nairobi)
Up until 2019, nurses in three health facilities located in the semi-arid south-eastern Kenya region of Makueni County struggled to bring critical health services closer to a hard-to- reach population scattered across three remote, far-flung villages.

Zimbabwe : "Stone-age" donkey-drawn carts ply abandoned remote routes (PRIV)
(IPS, Mwenezi)
From the Masvingo-Beitbridge highway in Zimbabwe at a spot popularly known as Turn-P, the road passing through Neshuro Township has been degraded, disused, and derelict for over two decades, with buses avoiding the route.

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