Trade Sounds Boring - Here's Why It's Anything But

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A to Z Textile factory produces anti-malaria, insecticide-impregnated bednets and employs over 2000 people, mostly women, in Arusha, Tanzania.


The International Trade Centre is marking its fiftieth year of fostering trade that promotes sustainable development and poverty reduction. Two upcoming events in Rwanda aim to stimulate more jobs and income through trade - and women are at the heart of the efforts.

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Calls for Action Over Poor Global Ebola Response

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Liberia, one of the three most Ebola-affected countries, doesn't have enough gloves even for medical staff. Overwhelmed international caregivers – like the uniquely engaged Médecins Sans Frontières/Doctors Without Borders (MSF) – are expressing disbelief at the 'too little, too late' international response.


Is Africa's ebola crisis beyond hope? Absolutely not, says a former UN special envoy for HIV/Aids and former Canadian ambassador to the United Nations.

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