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1. SOMALIA: Suspected cholera kills a dozen in south
2. FOOD: Grafting hardier, more nutritious vegetables
3. SOMALIA: Principles and pragmatism


SOMALIA: Suspected cholera kills a dozen in south

MOGADISHU, 18 September 2012 (IRIN) - A suspected cholera outbreak has
killed about a dozen people in the southern Somali village of Hoosingo,
in the district of Badade in Lower Juba, say government and health
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FOOD: Grafting hardier, more nutritious vegetables

BANGKOK, 19 September 2012 (IRIN) - Disease and climate-resilient
vegetables can be cultivated by grafting parts of one vegetable to
another, producing a hardy plant that withstands soil-borne diseases
and harsh weather, and which can improve nutrient-anaemic diets,
experts say.
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SOMALIA: Principles and pragmatism

NAIROBI, 21 September 2012 (IRIN) - The advance by African Union troops
(AMISOM) on the insurgent-held Somali port city of Kismayo brings into
focus a challenge often faced by humanitarian actors in conflict zones:
how to help those in need without associating themselves too closely
with warring parties, even those which enjoy international backing.
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