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May 31st, 2014

Twenty-three journalists and civil society communicators from Chile, Argentina, Bolivia, Brazil and Uruguay attended the seminar “Other faces of inequality: inequity, corruption and the informal economy in South America” organised May 22-23 by IPS Latin America in the Chilean cities of Santiago, Valparaíso and Viña del Mar.

Successful seminar on inequality, corruption and the informal economy Twenty-three journalists and civil society communicators from Chile, Argentina, Bolivia, Brazil and Uruguay attended the seminar “Other faces of inequality: inequity, corruption and the informal economy in South America” organised May 22-23 by IPS Latin America in the Chilean cities of Santiago, Valparaíso and Viña del Mar.

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More about: Latin America, Poverty & MDGs
March 18th, 2013

CSW57

As government delegates, UN officials and grassroots women gathered for the two-week 57th Commission on the Status of Women, held in New York, from 4 to 15 March, IPS followed the negotiations and CSW’s main theme of how to stem the epidemic of violence against women around the world, in words and images. Read more »

More about: Global, Human rights and gender issues, Poverty & MDGs, Providing news and content, United Nations
November 16th, 2012

As part of an ongoing partnership with IFAD to raise the voices and concerns of smallholder farmers in West and Central Africa, IPS Africa is reporting this week from the IFAD regional forum in Banjul. A bi-lingual English / French TerraViva publication will be shared with all the delegates, telling the stories of young farmers from across the region. Features on new cassava varieties, continuing food security concerns, coffee production, solar power and irrigation schemes, and urban farming are contributed from Yaounde, Dakar, Kampala, Ouagadougou and Abidjan.

Read more features and listen to podcasts at our sites Africa’s Young Farmers Seeding the Future and Jeunes Agriculteurs d’Afrique Ensemencer l’Avenir

The latest stories are also available to read on your mobile phone using the www.ipsnews.net address.

 

More about: Africa, Agriculture, aid effectiveness, climate change, Globalization and the South, Poverty & MDGs, Providing news and content, Sustainable development
October 16th, 2012

IPS Asia-Pacific led a team of journalists that produced in-depth coverage of the 2012 Annual IMF-WB meetings, Oct. 9-14, which took place in Tokyo, Japan. The team produced an on-line TerraViva in English and Japanese that provided independent reporting and analysis, from Asian perspectives, about key development issues around the meetings, including disaster planning and sustainable development. Read more »

More about: Asia & Pacific, climate change, Dissemination and networking, Globalization and the South, Poverty & MDGs, Projects, Providing news and content, Sustainable development
October 1st, 2012

Journalists, trainers and logistics personnel.

Last week 11 journalists from all over Africa attended the Reporting on Rural Poverty and Agriculture workshop in Arusha, Tanzania, which was held in conjunction with the biannual African Green Revolution Forum (AGRF). The workshop was the third in a series of training workshops organised by Inter Press Service – IPS and Thomson Reuters Foundation in a partnership with the International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD), following events in Cairo and Rio de Janeiro earlier this year.

In addition to the training the participants attended a press conference with Kofi Annan and Melinda Gates, reported on keynote speaker Dr. Kanayo F. Nwanze, the President of IFAD, live tweeted from the conference with the hashtag #AGRF2012, and visited two IFAD projects in rural Tanzania. Read more »

More about: Africa, Capacity building, Poverty & MDGs, Providing news and content, Sustainable development

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