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GLOBAL: Articles on urban employment and food security

NAIROBI, 18 September 2007 (IRIN In-Depth) -

  • ZIMBABWE: Necessity spurs urban farming

  • KENYA: Slum women struggle to put food on the table

  • NIGERIA: Lagos, the mega-city of slums

  • EGYPT: Urban poor turn to the street to make a living

  • SIERRA LEONE: “An idle mind is a devil’s workshop”

  • NIGER: Teacher strikes and student protests “jeopardising” education

  • Ancilla Riziki: “We live on rich people’s garbage”

  • ZIMBABWE: Poor quality garbage tells a tale

  • CHAD: Month two of general strike threatens people more than government

Theme(s): (IRIN) Economy, (IRIN) Food Security, (IRIN) Urban Risk


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