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Time to Get It Together on Mitigation and Adaptation

— By Yoly Gutierrez To combat climate change, one can avoid it via mitigation, or cope with it via adaptation. Even though these objectives are two sides of the same coin, their synergies and conflicts tend to be overlooked. “Because of the way international negotiations and national policies have separated…
bubmag
May 31, 2020
Water Scarcity

Pandemic worsens pain of periods for women across the world: NGO

World A girl demonstrates how to use a reusable sanitary pad kit provided by Plan International in NigeriaÕs Borno State April 21, 2020. Nubwa Ibhrahim/Plan International/Handout via REUTERS 28 May 2020 05:41PM(Updated: 28 May 2020 05:42PM) BANGKOK: Millions of women worldwide are facing shortages of sanitary products, price hikes, and…
bubmag
May 28, 2020
Water Scarcity

Pandemic worsens pain of periods for women across the world: NGO

Asia A girl demonstrates how to use a reusable sanitary pad kit provided by Plan International in NigeriaÕs Borno State April 21, 2020. Nubwa Ibhrahim/Plan International/Handout via REUTERS 28 May 2020 03:21PM(Updated: 28 May 2020 05:42PM) BANGKOK: Millions of women worldwide are facing shortages of sanitary products, price hikes, and…
bubmag
May 28, 2020
Water Scarcity

Pandemic worsens pain of periods for women across the world: NGO

BANGKOK (Reuters) - Millions of women worldwide are facing shortages of sanitary products, price hikes, and worsened stigma while managing periods during the coronavirus pandemic, a charity warned on Thursday. A girl demonstrates how to use a reusable sanitary pad kit provided by Plan International in NigeriaÕs Borno State April…
bubmag
May 28, 2020
Water Scarcity

Nigeria, Others Urged to Retool Budgets, Enhance Agric Production

African countries need to urgently expand food reserves, keep food supply flowing and boost their agriculture budgets to avert a possible hunger pandemic, partly caused by the COVID-19 pandemic, delegates at a two-day webinar hosted by the African Development Institute (ADI) have advised. They noted that Africa must now, more…
bubmag
May 25, 2020