SciDev.Net update: 21 August 2017

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Most countries lose out with forest-to-farm conversions

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16/08/17

Most countries lose out with forest-to-farm conversions

Converting forests into farms is not economically viable except in a few regions, says a global study.

Dealing with disaster

As floods affect millions in parts of South Asia and Sierra Leone we highlight our coverage on disaster news and opinion.


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Libyans protest at severe water crisis

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Libyans protest at severe water crisis

Tropics most prone to soil erosion

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Jordan’s Syrian refugees to get food aid in cash

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Jordan’s Syrian refugees to get food aid in cash


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