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30 Jul 2012 description

DPRK in need of food aid because of drought

The Democratic People’s Republic of Korea will be in need of additional food aid during the next four months because of the impact of drought on agricultural areas that produce the bulk of the country’s non-paddy crops, according to a report by the Global Information and Early Warning System on Food and Agriculture (GIEWS).

20 Sep 2011 description

Table of contents

Grain prices rising while Food Price Index remains stable 1

Mixed news on domestic prices 2

Thai government firm on new rice support policy 4

Pork prices hit record high in China 4

Democratic People's Republic of Korea wants Myanmar rice 4

Climate change threatening Cambodia's rural poor 4

Food concerns in Myanmar 5

08 Jun 2009 description


Human Rights Council
MORNING

Concludes General Debate on the Promotion and Protection of All Human Rights, Civil, Political, Economic, Social and Cultural Rights, Including the Right to Development

04 May 2009 description

4 May 2009, Prague

INTRODUCTION

1. Mr Václav Klaus, President of the Czech Republic, assisted by High Representative Dr Javier Solana, and Mr José Manuel Barroso, President of the European Commission, and Mr Taro Aso, Prime Minister of Japan, met in Prague on 4 May 2009 for the 18th Summit between the European Union (EU) and Japan.

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