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Sudan: Famine risk is real, FAO warns

Millions are on the brink of famine in Sudan but “a window of opportunity” exists for the international community to act now as the main planting season approaches, a senior official with the Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) said on Friday. 

Wind turbines line the coastal highway in Yancheng, China.
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Renewable energy transforming the landscape

Renewable energy, if supported by governments, can “truly change the landscape” in terms of achieving equitable access to affordable and clean energy, but only if they can move from “commitment to action”, according to the Director-General of the International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA).