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How a new seed gives Guatemalans a way out of hunger and bad health Making everyday staples more nutritious is one way to tackle malnutrition. A new seed in Guatemala is doing just that Agriculture Food Society
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The under-reported decline of global poverty Since yesterday, 250,000 people have been lifted out of bone-crushing, one-meal-a-day, soul-destroying, unrelenting, extreme poverty, writes... Opinion
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The new UN sustainable development goals: what's different? This weekend the UN sustainable development goals will be agreed upon at a summit in New York. Asghar Zaidi explains how the new goals aim t... Opinion Sustainable Development
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Regardless of the election result, we are all responsible for alleviating poverty Poverty is not inevitable, says Common Cause director Karen Snow. Either we remain indifferent, or we do something to help those below the l... Democracy Opinion Politics
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Eradication of extreme poverty “within reach,” says United Nations New reports from the UN indicate that some of the poorest countries could be rid of extreme poverty in two decades Wellbeing
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Simple living: president of Uruguay leads by example Despite being the figurehead of a country on the up, Uruguay president José Mujica donates his earnings to charity and lives on a small mode... Politics
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