Plant genetic engineering to fight hidden hunger

More than 2 billion people worldwide suffer from micronutrient malnutrition due to deficiencies in minerals and vitamins. Poor people in developing countries are most affected, because their diets are typically dominated ...

COVID-19 may hit the poor hardest with a Great Depression

COVID-19 may be the making of this generation's Great Depression, which would have profound long-term health implications for the socially disadvantaged, according to a health equality expert from The Australian National ...

Pandemics don't heal divisions, they reveal them

Some around the world predict that the COVID-19 will heal divisions and narrow inequalities. A pandemic, they claim, can remind us of our common humanity and the need to discard prejudices. It can also highlight inequalities ...

World's 22 richest men have more than all women in Africa: Oxfam

The number of billionaires has doubled in the past decade and the world's 22 richest men now have more wealth than all the women in Africa, Oxfam said Monday in an appeal to the Davos elite to get serious about inequality.

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