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India: Farmers Increase Cotton Fields

United Nations - A new initiative designed to cut costs and improve cotton yields in Maharashtra State is helping some of the country's most vulnerable farmers- farmers who depend on the crop for their very survival- ...

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China: Electronic wastebasket

United Nations - The digital revolution - smart phones, ipads, and computers – is leaving a digital mountain of e-waste. China is one of the largest producer – and discarder – of electronic devices. Now it’s looking ...

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China: Reducing Carbon Footprints

United Nations - In China, increasing smog in major cities has become a growing concern. The United Nations Development Programme, UNDP, has launched a project in partnership with the Government of China, to capture e...

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China: Streamlining Electronic Waste

United Nations - Electronic waste or e-waste is becoming one of the largest rubbish streams in the world. China and the United States together account for one-third of the world’s e-waste. Experts say if e-waste is ...

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How Does The UN Work?

» Subscribe to NowThis World: http://go.nowth.is/World_Subscribe Special Thanks to Evan Puschak for hosting TestTube! Last month, the Pakistani Taliban attacked a school in Peshawar and killed 132 children. This is o...

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Nepal: Thousands affected by Earthquake

United Nations - In April 2015, a devastating 7.9 magnitude earthquake struck Nepal in Southern Asia. Several UN agencies, including the World Food Programme and UNICEF, are on the ground to rapidly provide assistance...

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China: Women Leaders

United Nations, New York - Across rural China, more and more women are stepping out of their traditional roles and into positions of power. With the support of the United Nations Democracy Fund, UNDEF, a pilot project...

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China: Women Shape a New Future

United Nations, New York - Across rural China, there's a transformation occurring. More and more women are stepping out of their traditional roles and into positions of power. We travel to a remote region of China to ...

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India’s Booming Population

United Nations, New York, July 2011 - Every two seconds, 10 babies are born - pushing the global population to 7 billion. At the forefront, India, which experts estimate will overtake China as the most populous nation...

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Biogas in China

United Nations, March 2009 - Farming communities around the world are embracing alternative methods of obtaining energy that are more affordable and better for the environment. In China, a new programme is helping poo...