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  • Improving Bolivia’s Agricultural Health & Food Safety / Mejorando salud agropecuaria y la seguridad de los alimentos de Bolivia

    Thursday, December 4th, 2008

    From the Inter-American Development Bank (IDB): Bolivia to improve agricultural health and food safety with IDB support Loans to help Bolivia to improve competitiveness of agricultural production Bolivia will receive a US$10 million loan from the Inter American Development Bank to better control agricultural crops and livestock pests and diseases. The funds will also be […]

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    Legislators from the Americas to Meet on Climate Change

    Tuesday, September 9th, 2008

    From the World Bank: CLIMATE CHANGE: LEGISLATORS FROM THE AMERICAS TO MEET IN MEXICO Organized by the Mexican Congress and GLOBE, with the support of the WB and COM+ Mexico will host the first Forum of the Americas of the Global Legislators Organisation for a Balanced Environment (GLOBE) about climate change, to be held on […]

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    WHO & FAO Call for Countries to Improve Food Safety Vigilance / OMS y FAO: paises tienen que mejorar su vigilancia de la seguridad de los alimentos

    Friday, July 20th, 2007

    I already had on my “to do” list for this blog a look at food safety in Latin America and the Caribbean (LAC); I think with this public call from WHO and FAO, perhaps I should move it up on the schedule and list of priorities. So look for posts coming soon on the roles […]

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    The Elections for WHO’s DG: The LAC Connection

    Wednesday, November 8th, 2006

    On Thursday the Geneva-based World Health Organization (WHO) will elect a new chief executive (Director-General – DG) and the campaigning has been more intensely and publicly contested than in prior elections. One of the leading candidates and lightning rods of the campaign is Mexico’s Health Minister, Dr. Julio Frenk. So what? You may ask why […]

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