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SUNS # 9890 Monday 6 November 2023

Trade : USITC report confirms inadequacy of VLs, tier-pricing, access scheme s (PRIV)
(Sangeeta Shashikant, London)
The much-awaited report from the United States International Trade Commission (USITC) on "COVID-19 Diagnostics and Therapeutics: Supply, Demand, and TRIPS Agreement Flexibilities" found that "disparity among countries of different income gr oups is wide in terms of access and availability to COVID-19 diagnostics and therapeutics".

Zambia : Communities taking sting out of poaching with alternative livelihoo ds (PRIV)
(IPS, Chipata)
As we approach the forest in the vill age to appreciate Andrew Mbewe's beekeeping enterprise, a bee from a hive close to the edge of the natural woodland stings him on the cheek.

Peru : Community solutions combat water shortages in highlands (PRIV)
(IPS, Lima)
The lack of water is so severe in Peru's hi ghlands that farming families are forced to sell their livestock because they canno t feed them.

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