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Sierra Leone’s Coffee Beans is Potentially A Game-Changer

There are 124 species of coffee beans but the world’s producers have harvested only two varieties arabica and robusta for 99% of the strong-flavoured liquid enjoyed by consumers.

Arabica is known for its smooth, elegant taste and requires a cool tropical climate to grow.

Robusta plants can withstand higher temperatures but the taste of their…

https://apanamag.online/regions/world-news/africa/sierra-leones-coffee-beans-is-potentially-a-game-changer/
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OECS Launches New Climate Change Virtual Engagement Platform

Press Release, Friday, May 14, 2021 — The OECS Commission has launched a new climate change engagement platform. On 29th April, the Caribbean NDC Finance Initiative (NDCFI) Virtual Engagement Platform (VEP) went live following a virtual ceremony.

The VEP provides an online space for knowledge exchange and information-sharing related to the fulfilment of national and…

https://apanamag.online/agencies/regional-organisations/oecs/oecs-launches-new-climate-change-virtual-engagement-platform/
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OECS Launches New Climate Change Virtual Engagement Platform

Press Release, Friday, May 14, 2021 — The OECS Commission has launched a new climate change engagement platform. On 29th April, the Caribbean NDC Finance Initiative (NDCFI) Virtual Engagement Platform (VEP) went live, following a virtual ceremony.

The VEP provides an online space for knowledge exchange and information-sharing related to the fulfilment of national and…

https://apanamag.online/agencies/regional-organisations/oecs/oecs-launches-new-climate-change-virtual-engagement-platform/
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3.7 Billion People Remain Unconnected to the Internet, says UN Chief

Although the COVID-19 pandemic has accelerated digital transformation across the planet, millions worldwide still lack Internet access, the UN Secretary-General said on Monday, highlighting why information and communication technologies (ICTs) must be “a force for good.” In his message for World Telecommunication and Information Science Day, celebrated annually on 17 May, the UN chief called…

https://apanamag.online/development/sci-tech/3-7-billion-people-remain-unconnected-to-the-internet-says-un-chief/
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3.7 Billion People Remain Unconnected to the Internet, says UN Chief

Although the COVID-19 pandemic has accelerated digital transformation across the planet, millions worldwide still lack Internet access, the UN Secretary-General said on Monday, highlighting why information and communication technologies (ICTs) must be “a force for good.” In his message for World Telecommunication and Information Science Day, celebrated annually on 17 May, the UN chief called…

https://apanamag.online/development/sci-tech/3-7-billion-people-remain-unconnected-to-the-internet-says-un-chief/
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Long Working Hours Killing Thousands of People, WHO Study finds

Long working hours are killing hundreds of thousands of people a year, according to the World Health Organization (WHO).

The first global study of its kind showed 745,000 people died in 2016 from stroke and heart disease due to long hours.

The report found that people living in South East Asia and the Western Pacific…

https://apanamag.online/development/health/long-working-hours-killing-thousands-of-people-who-study-finds/
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St.Lucia Development Bank is the First Financing Partner of CRAF

The Caribbean region is set to benefit from significant investments in Renewable Energy (RE) and Energy Efficiency (EE) projects, with the rollout of the Credit Risk Abatement Facility (CRAF), a product of the CARICOM Development Fund (CDF), aimed at incentivising investments in Small and Medium-Size Enterprises (SMEs), advancing RE and EE projects.

On 28 April…

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St.Lucia Development Bank is the First Financing Partner of CRAF

The Caribbean region is set to benefit from significant investments in Renewable Energy (RE) and Energy Efficiency (EE) projects, with the rollout of the Credit Risk Abatement Facility (CRAF), a product of the CARICOM Development Fund (CDF), aimed at incentivising investments in Small and Medium-Size Enterprises (SMEs), advancing RE and EE projects.

On 28 April…

https://apanamag.online/business/finance-investment/st-lucia-development-bank-is-the-first-financing-partner-of-craf/
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World Economic Forum Cancels 2021 Annual Meeting

The World Economic Forum (WEF) has cancelled its annual meeting – the blue riband event for the global elite to discuss the world’s problems – due to be held in Singapore later this year, the organisers said on Monday.

The COVID-19 pandemic meant it was not possible to hold such a large event as planned…

https://apanamag.online/agencies/international-organisations/un-news/world-economic-forum-cancels-2021-annual-meeting/
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World Economic Forum Cancels 2021 Annual Meeting

The World Economic Forum (WEF) has cancelled its annual meeting – the blue riband event for the global elite to discuss the world’s problems – due to be held in Singapore later this year, the organisers said on Monday.

The COVID-19 pandemic meant it was not possible to hold such a large event as planned…

https://apanamag.online/agencies/international-organisations/un-news/world-economic-forum-cancels-2021-annual-meeting/