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Defying Desertification: Feeding Populations without Plundering the Planet

Rainforest in Costa Rica: Feeding Populations without Plundering the Planet
In the quest to feed a rapidly global population, some modes of farming and food production are damaging the environment and stripping the earth of valuable nutrients and minerals. Ahead of the World Day to Combat Desertification and Drought, we look at the worldwide search for sustainable ways to produce food, while protecting the planet.
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On the Ground

Morocco is Making Moves in Cinema by Streaming on the Small Screen

cinema marocain Aflamin
In Morocco, dozens of cinemas have closed over the years, plunging the film industry into crisis. But up-and-coming directors, writers and actors have contributed to a resurgence of cinema. So too have streaming services like Aflamin, a Moroccan streaming platform and winner of the 2023 AFD Digital Challenge, which aims to make cinema accessible to all.
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Providing Fortified Foods and Tackling Hunger with Local Companies

Entreprise sociale Madagascar
Despite advances towards food security in Africa over the past decade, ensuring a sufficient supply of healthy food for all remains a major challenge. Armed conflict has strangled supply lines, particularly in parts of the Democratic Republic of the Congo. Local companies however, can sometimes pick up the slack and produce nutritious foods, particularly when they're helped to scale up their work.
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