Gender Equality in Land Rights, Ownership Vital to Realizing 2030 Agenda, Women’s Commission Hears amid Calls for Data Collection on Tenure Security

Unless gender equality extended to land rights and ownership, the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development would become an impossible vision, the Commission on the Status of Women heard today during a panel discussion, continuing its sixty-second session.

The landscape needed focused attention, panellists agreed. Nearly …

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Commencing 2018 Regular Session, Non-Governmental Organization Committee Recommends Status for 95 Groups, Defers Action on 37 Others

Opening its regular session for 2018, the Committee on Non-Governmental Organizations today recommended 95 organizations for special consultative status with the United Nations Economic and Social Council and deferred action on the status of 37 others.

The 19-member Committee vets applications submitted by non-governmental organizations …

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IGUNGA, TANZANIA, The Tanzania Cotton Board (TCB) expects the 2018/19 cotton crop to yield an increased harvest compared with the previous season, says the Cotton Development and Promotion Officer with the board, Edward Nyawileat.

Speaking during visits to cotton farmers in Meatu, Maswa and Igunga …

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