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Uganda: Securing Land Tenure for Rural Households

Uganda has a population of 40 million people, over 75% of whom live in rural areas. Over 80% of the rural populations live on customary land, most of which is undocumented and unmapped. UN-Habitat worked with the Ugan...

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BRAZIL: ZIKA VIRUS POSES THREAT TO PREGNANT WOMEN

United Nations - The World Health Organization, WHO, confirms that the Zika virus, transmitted by the Aedes Aegypti mosquito, damages the nervous system of both adults and unborn children. The virus can cause birth d...

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The Siddis: A Forgotten People

United Nations - Gujarat in western India is home to more than 20,000 Siddis, an ethnic group of African descent. But today, many live on the fringes of society in poverty. One young man is fighting to protect their u...

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Uganda: organic pineapple farming

The Green economy is important to Uganda because it gives farmers and traders opportunities to create wealth in a way that sustains and protects the environment. The country's National Organic Agricultural Movement i...

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Uganda Maternity Leave

United Nations, New York, July 2009 - All African women work. Very few women work in formal workplaces. Even fewer expect to keep their job when they have a baby, much less get maternity leave. But in a small company ...

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The Central African Republic: A people at risk

United Nations, New York, June 2009 - The Central African Republic, bordering some of the most dangerous places on Earth, is a country devastated by violence. A UN team travels deep into the jungle to provide much nee...