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9 July 2020
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Oxfam International warned Thursday that up to 12,000 people could die each day by the end of the year as a result of hunger linked to the coronavirus pandemic—a daily death toll surpassing the daily mortality rate from Covid-19 itself.

April saw the highest global daily mortality rate for Covid-19 thus far with just over 10,000 deaths per day.

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2 June 2020
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Last year the world lost some 119,000 square kilometers (45,946 square miles) of tree cover – an area the size of Nicaragua – according to satellite data collated by the University of Maryland (UMD) released today by World Resources Institute (WRI).

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American Society of Agronomy logo

The American Society of Agronomy (ASA) is a progressive international scientific and professional society that empowers scientists, educators, and practitioners in developing, disseminating, and applying agronomic solutions to feed and sustain the world. Based in Madison, WI, ASA is the professional home for 8,000+ members and 14,000+ certified professionals (Certified Crop Advisers) dedicated to advancing the field of agronomy.

La Corporación PROCASUR ha trabajado desde 1996 en el desarrollo y difusión de herramientas y metodologías para la gestión efectiva del conocimiento, fomentando la capacidad de los actores públicos y privados que participan en la lucha contra la pobreza rural, en América Latina y el Caribe.

The Wageningen School of Social Sciences (WASS) promotes research that increases our understanding of social processes and designs practices around challenges in the domains of food, agriculture, environment, health and development. WASS provides an enabling environment for internationally oriented scholars from a diverse set of disciplinary, interdisciplinary and trans-disciplinary research traditions.

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La Universidad Nacional de La Plata, fundada en 1905 por el doctor Joaquín Víctor González, surge de la confluencia de dos conceptos fundamentales. Por una parte, la interpretación tradicional del término "Universidad", como ámbito natural del saber. Por otra, la idea actualizada del conocimiento científico de base experimental, social y artístico en sus distintas expresiones. 

The Canadian Center of Science and Education (CCSE) is a private for-profit organization delivering support and services to educators and researchers in Canada and around the world.

The German Institute for Human Rights (Deutsches Institut für Menschenrechte) is Germany’s independent National Human Rights Institution (Section 1 of the Act on the Legal Status and Mandate of the German Institute for Human Rights, DIMR-Gesetz). It strives to ensure that Germany respects and promotes human rights domestically and in its international relations.

SIT Graduate Institute is a nonprofit, accredited graduate school that offers master's degrees, graduate level certificates, and professional development programs.

World Journal of Social Sciences and Humanities

World Journal of Social Sciences and Humanities is a peer-reviewed, open access journal that provides rapid publication of articles in all areas of social sciences and humanities. The goal of this journal is to provide a platform for scientists and academicians all over the world to promote, share, and discuss various new issues and developments in different areas of social sciences and humanities.

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The University of East London (UEL) is a public university in the London Borough of Newham, London, England, based at three campuses in Stratford and Docklands, following the opening of University Square Stratford in September 2013. The university's roots can be traced back to 1892 when the West Ham Technical Institute was established. It gained university status in 1992.

As of October 2015 it has more than 19,000 students from 120 countries.

 

International Rivers

International Rivers protects rivers and defends the rights of communities that depend on them.

We seek a world where healthy rivers and the rights of local river communities are valued and protected. We envision a world where water and energy needs are met without degrading nature or increasing poverty, and where people have the right to participate in decisions that affect their lives.

Spatial Collective is a social enterprise that develops innovative tools to support collective action. As the name suggests, we address issues from a Spatial perspective – exploring how trends relate through space, place and time. We support our clients by investigating issues from diverse points of view – we are concerned with the perceptions and opinions of the collective.

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