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  • In Johannesburg, Policymakers Urged to Stress Poverty and Environment Linkages (World Bank)
    09/09/2002 - A bold set of policy measures to strengthen poverty reduction through improved environmental management were presented in Johannesburg at the launch of Linking Poverty Reduction and Environmental Management a joint report produced by the UK Department of International Development (DFID), the European Commission (EC), the United Nations Development Program (UNDP), and the World Bank.
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  • Democratic People’s Republic of Korea still needs more food aid, UN agencies (United Nations)
    30/07/2002 - The Democratic People’s Republic of Korea (DPRK) urgently needs new foreign assistance to help plug a food gap threatening millions of its most vulnerable citizens ahead of the main harvests this autumn, warns a new United Nations report.
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