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COVID-19 Vaccine – Côte d’Ivoire first African country to vaccinate with COVAX

Côte d’Ivoire became Friday 26 February the second country to receive a COVAX vaccine shipment. The West African country received 504,000 doses of lifesaving COVID-19 vaccine. Philippe Poinsot, the United Nations Resi...

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Zero Budget Natural Farming: An Agricultural Revolution is Taking Shape in India

Our story follows Satyavati – a young woman from the Araku Valley in Andhra Pradesh, India, as she compels her community to adopt a farming practice that is revolutionizing small-scale farming across India. Zero Budge...

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India: New Approach to Nutrition

Malnutrition is a major problem for children in Madhya Pradesh, India. An innovative solution is improving nutrition in rural areas, where an International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD) supported project is...

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The Siddis: India’s Forgotten Africans

United Nations - Descended from African slaves – the Siddi people today live in western India. For centuries they’ve held on to their African culture – and a special relationship with the Asiatic lion. 21st Century: ...

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Girls for Sale in India and Canada’s indigenous women – the missing and the dead

United Nations - "21st Century", is a half-hour, monthly news magazine series produced by United Nations Television. We focus on under-reported stories from around the world, told through the personal experiences of ...

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India – Girls For Sale

United Nations - In India – a child is abducted every 8 minutes. Most are girls. A third are never found. We follow the story of two girls who went missing - and one man’s struggle to find them before they are lost fo...

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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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Ban Ki-moon (UN Secretary-General) on India’s Ratification of the Paris Agreement

United Nations - Statement by H.E. Mr. Ban Ki-moon, Secretary-General of the United Nations, on India's Ratification of the Paris Agreement. "Today, the government of India has demonstrated global leadership and vis...

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India: Tigers Face Extinction

United Nations - Every year John Isaac, an Indian-born photographer, travels from New York City in the United States to document the rare Bengal tigers of Rajasthan, India. But with every journey he is more and aware ...

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India’s Tigers: A Threatened Species

United Nations - In India only 1700 tigers survive in the wild. Poaching and climate change have taken a heavy toll. Today the story of one man’s quest to save the Indian tiger, through the lens of a camera. 21st Ce...

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A Bird Watcher’s Paradise

United Nations - The Keoladeo National Park in Rajasthan, India is a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Yet many of its population of over 300 species of birds are threatened by the effects of climate change. The combination...

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INDIA: The Power of the Sun

United Nations - From India, a unique project taps the sun’s rays to bring clean energy and hope to the poorest. 21st Century: Episode #112 Script: http://www.un.org/webcast/pdfs/21stcshow#112indiapowerofthesun.pdf