Baher Kamal, Inter Press Service

Baher Kamal

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Past articles by Baher:

One Third of Food Lost, Wasted – Enough to Feed All Hungry People

Development & Aid, Editors' Choice, Environment, Food & Agriculture, Global, Headlines, Health, Natural Resources, Poverty & SDGs, TerraViva United Nations One Third of Food Lost, Wasted – Enough to Feed All Hungry People ROME, Nov 28 2017 (IPS) - Believe it or not, the way to eradicate hunger from the face of the Earth is as feasible as it is handy. In fact, the current loss and… → Read More

Desperate Need to Halt 'World’s Largest Killer’

A new UNEP report analyses impacts on human health and ecosystems brought on by air, land, freshwater, marine, chemical and waste pollution → Read More

Africa: Good to Know (Perhaps) That Food Is Being 'Nuclearised'

It might sound strange, very strange, but the news is that scientists and experts have been assuring, over and again, that using nuclear applications in agriculture -and thus in food production - are giving a major boost to food security. So how does this work? → Read More

Climate Change Summit a Step Further, Yes... But Where To?

Africa, Asia-Pacific, Climate Change, Editors' Choice, Environment, Featured, Food & Agriculture, Global, Headlines, Human Rights, Humanitarian Emergencies, IPS UN: Inside the Glasshouse, Latin America & the Caribbean, Poverty & SDGs, Projects, Regional Categories, TerraViva United Nations Climate Change Summit a Step Further, Yes… But Where To? Scene from Codrington town in Barbuda… → Read More

The Roots of Exodus: Why Are People Compelled to Leave their Homes?

Africa, Asia-Pacific, Climate Change, Editors' Choice, Environment, Featured, Food & Agriculture, Global, Headlines, Human Rights, Humanitarian Emergencies, IPS UN: Inside the Glasshouse, Latin America & the Caribbean, Poverty & SDGs, Projects, Regional Categories, TerraViva United Nations The Roots of Exodus: Why Are People Compelled to Leave their Homes? ROME, Oct 30 2017 (IPS) -… → Read More

World Campaign to Clean Torrents of Plastic Dumped in the Oceans

Biodiversity, Climate Change, Development & Aid, Editors' Choice, Environment, Featured, Food & Agriculture, Global, Headlines, IPS UN: Inside the Glasshouse, Migration & Refugees, Multimedia, Natural Resources, Poverty & SDGs, Regional Categories, TerraViva United Nations World Campaign to Clean Torrents of Plastic Dumped in the Oceans "Oceans: our allies against climate change.… → Read More

Africa: Not True That Hunger Doesn't Discriminate

In a world where only 8 individuals - all of them men- possess as much as half of all the planet's wealth, and it will take women 170 years to be paid as men are*, inequality appears to be a key feature of the current economic model. Now a new study reveals that there is also a widening gap in hunger. → Read More

How to Change the Future of Migration

Africa, Asia-Pacific, Climate Change, Editors' Choice, Environment, Featured, Food & Agriculture, Global, Headlines, Human Rights, Humanitarian Emergencies, IPS UN: Inside the Glasshouse, Latin America & the Caribbean, Poverty & SDGs, Projects, Regional Categories, TerraViva United Nations How to Change the Future of Migration ROME, Oct 14 2017 (IPS) - The world is on the move. More… → Read More

Not True that Hunger Doesn’t Discriminate

According to a new study, hunger emerges the strongest and most persistently among populations that are already vulnerable and disadvantaged. → Read More

Africa: The World Is Running Out of Much Needed New Antibiotics

The world is running out of new antibiotics to combat the growing threat of antimicrobial resistance, a new specialised report warns ahead of this year's World Antibiotic Awareness Week, adding that most of the drugs currently in the clinical pipeline are modifications of existing classes of antibiotics and are only short-term solutions. → Read More

How to Eradicate Rural Poverty, End Urban Malnutrition – A New Approach

Africa, Asia-Pacific, Climate Change, Environment, Europe, Featured, Food & Agriculture, Global, Headlines, Human Rights, Humanitarian Emergencies, IPS UN: Inside the Glasshouse, Latin America & the Caribbean, Migration & Refugees, Natural Resources, Peace, Poverty & SDGs, Projects, Regional Categories, TerraViva United Nations How to Eradicate Rural Poverty, End Urban… → Read More

Africa: To Be an Egyptian Migrant in Rome (And Also Make Great Pizza)

"I asked him: do you want to come with us to Greece? He said: 'Why not?' So my wife and myself packed up and drove to Athens to open our 'trattoria' there." → Read More

Africa: Where Do 50 Million Tonnes a Year of Toxic E-Waste Go?

Each year, the electronics industry generates up to 41 million tonnes of e-waste, but as the number of consumers rises, and the lifespan of devices shrinks in response to demand for the newest and best, that figure could reach 50 million tonnes this year, according to specialised studies. → Read More

To Be an Egyptian Migrant in Rome (And Also Make Great Pizza)

Africa, Europe, Featured, Headlines, Human Rights, Humanitarian Emergencies, Middle East & North Africa, Migration & Refugees, Projects, TerraViva United Nations To Be an Egyptian Migrant in Rome (And Also Make Great Pizza) ROME, Sep 28 2017 (IPS) - “I asked him: do you want to come with us to Greece? He said: ‘Why not?’ So my wife and myself packed up and drove to Athens to open our… → Read More

Where Do 50 Million Tonnes a Year of Toxic E-Waste Go?

Each year, the electronics industry generates up to 41 million tonnes of e-waste, and it could reach 50 million tonnes this year → Read More

Parliamentarians a “Fourth Pillar” of Sustainable Development

Africa, Asia-Pacific, Democracy, Development & Aid, Featured, Gender, Global Governance, Headlines, Human Rights, Inequity, IPS UN: Inside the Glasshouse, Labour, Population, Poverty & SDGs, Regional Alliances, TerraViva United Nations, Women & Economy Parliamentarians a “Fourth Pillar” of Sustainable Development In spite of the rising number of women entering the labour force in… → Read More

Slaves

Armed Conflicts, Climate Change, Development & Aid, Featured, Global, Headlines, Human Rights, Humanitarian Emergencies, Labour, Migration & Refugees, Population, Poverty & SDGs, TerraViva United Nations Slaves Young women in Colombia forced into sexual exploitation. Credit: UNICEF/Donna DeCesare ROME, Mar 27 2017 (IPS) - For over 400 years, more than 15 million men, women and… → Read More

Alert: Nature, on the Verge of Bankruptcy

Africa, Asia-Pacific, Biodiversity, Climate Change, Combating Desertification and Drought, Environment, Europe, Featured, Food & Agriculture, Headlines, Latin America & the Caribbean, Natural Resources, Poverty & SDGs, Projects, Regional Categories, TerraViva United Nations Alert: Nature, on the Verge of Bankruptcy The on-going drought in the Horn of Africa is widespread, triggering… → Read More

Floods, Hurricanes, Droughts... When Climate Sets the Agenda

Africa, Aid, Combating Desertification and Drought, Development & Aid, Featured, Food & Agriculture, Headlines, Health, TerraViva United Nations Floods, Hurricanes, Droughts… When Climate Sets the Agenda A group of women in Mogadishu, Somalia, after leaving Toro-Toro, 100 kilometres away, because of a lack of water and food. Credit: OCHA ROME, Sep 11 2017 (IPS) - When officials and… → Read More

Europe, New Border of Africa’s ‘Great Desert’ – The Sahara

Africa, Asia-Pacific, Biodiversity, Climate Change, Combating Desertification and Drought, Environment, Europe, Featured, Food & Agriculture, Headlines, Latin America & the Caribbean, Multimedia, Natural Resources, Poverty & SDGs, Projects, Regional Categories, TerraViva United Nations, Video Europe, New Border of Africa’s ‘Great Desert’ – The Sahara ROME, Sep 5 2017 (IPS) - With the… → Read More