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First Person: Innovation brewing at Hawaii coffee farm

Innovation and experimentation are helping a coffee farm in the US state of Hawaii to prosper in a competitive market, an approach which has helped the company to get through the global COVID-19 pandemic.

News in Brief 01 August 2017 (AM)

UN Peacekeeping chief in South Sudan

Peace initiatives in South Sudan cannot advance unless fighting comes to an end and the humanitarian situation of the people improves, the head of UN peacekeeping operations has said.

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Aviation is “enabler” of sustainable development

Aviation is a “catalyst or enabler” of sustainable development, according to the head of the UN’s International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO).

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Women “an unused resource” in shipping

Women are “an unused resource” in the shipping industry, a resource which should be tapped if the industry is to expand.

That’s according to Lee Adamson, from the International Maritime Organization (IMO).

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World industrial production on the rise, UN report finds

World manufacturing output has grown by 6.5 per cent in the first quarter of 2011 compared to the same period last year, the United Nations Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO) reported today.