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Daily Archives: October 29, 2017

Know the Agriculture Trade Barriers After Uruguay Round

New Delhi (ABC Live):Agriculture Trade Barriers ; World trade has been liberalized considerably as a result of the Uruguay Round but significant trade barriers remain — including in areas of interest to developing countries like textiles and agriculture, according to a new WTO Secretariat study Market Access: Unfinished Business published today (27 April 2001). “This new report makes clear that the WTO …

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World Radiation Centre Releases Measuring Sunlight Video

New Delhi (ABC Live): World Radiation Centre :  WMO has launched a new video on the critical role that the WMO World Radiation Centre plays in “Measuring sunlight.” The video can be found here and (subtitled) here or via the WMO YouTube channel. While the Earth’s climate is influenced by many factors – among them greenhouse gases, ocean temperatures and volcanic eruptions – the sun …

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Industrial Commodities Prices to Rise in 2018

New Delhi (ABC Live) : Industrial Commodities Prices : Prices for industrial commodities are forecast to level off in 2018 after big increases this year, the World Bank’s October Commodity Markets Outlook says. Oil prices are expected to rise to an average of $56 per barrel in the coming year from an average of $53/bbl in 2017 as a result of steadily …

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UNSC Bats for Enhanced Women’s Participation

New York (ABC Live): UNSC; At the Security Council today, a senior United Nations official called on Member States, regional organizations and civil society for greater partnership to boost women’s participation at all levels and help ensure UN peace efforts are stronger and more sustainable. “We will ensure our prevention initiatives and monitoring include a focus on women’s rights violations …

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