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India, Brazil Share Lessons in Combating Hunger

Posted on 22 June 2012 by admin

By Darryl D’Monte

RIO DE JANEIRO, Jun 22 (TerraViva) “Thousands of farmers are waiting on the side of the road for land reform,” Milton Rondo Filho, Brazil’s minister for international cooperation for tackling hunger, told a meeting organised by Oxfam on “Inequalities and Sustainable Development – a BRICS Perspective” here this week. Continue Reading

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Latin American Growth Sets the Bar for Sustainable Development

Posted on 18 June 2012 by admin

By Julio Godoy

RIO DE JANEIRO, Jun 18 (TerraViva) The Latin American social and economic experience of the past 10 years, of steady and yet sustainable expansion that helped lift some 73 million people from poverty, is an example for other developing countries. Continue Reading

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Amid Stalemate Over Final Action Plan, Brazil Takes Over Negotiations

Posted on 16 June 2012 by admin

By Thalif Deen

RIO DE JANEIRO, Jun 16 (TerraViva) After several long months of hard bargaining and protracted negotiations, the 193-member Preparatory Committee (PrepCom) drafting a blueprint for a green economy and sustainable development ran true to form, ending its discussions in a predictable stalemate. Continue Reading

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Brazil and Leadership Needed at Rio+20

Posted on 15 June 2012 by admin

By Marcelo Furtado *

RIO DE JANEIRO, Jun 15 (TerraViva) – The rise of Brazil and other emerging economies is one of the major changes since the 1992 Rio Earth Summit. With power comes responsibility. Continue Reading

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O coentro tempera a convivĂȘncia com a seca

Posted on 13 June 2012 by admin

Mario Osava, enviado especial

Jeremoabo, Brasil, 14/6/2012 (IPS/TerraViva) Muitos cultivam alface, tomate, cenoura, beterraba e outros vegetais, mas é o coentro a decoração constante nas hortas que ajudam famílias camponesas a suportarem a prolongada seca que novamente afeta a região Nordeste do Brasil. Continue Reading

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Brazil Closes Symbol of Environmental Degradation, Ahead of Rio+20

Posted on 04 June 2012 by admin

By FabĂ­ola Ortiz

RIO DE JANEIRO, Jun 4, 2012 (IPS) – As Rio de Janeiro prepares to host the United Nations Conference on Sustainable Development, which will discuss the green economy, the Brazilian city has put an end to one of its worst environmental sins: the enormous Jardim Gramacho garbage dump on Guanabara Bay.

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