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Zinc  battling childhood diarrhoea in Nepal

Zinc battling childhood diarrhoea in Nepal

By Shane Starling

The United Nations is promoting the use of zinc supplements in Nepal to battle acute infant diarrhoea that kills 15,000 under-5s per year in the Himalayan state.

DEFRA: China and India must buy into sustainable palm

DEFRA: China and India must buy into sustainable palm

By Elaine Watson

China, India and the US must make firm commitments to sourcing sustainable palm oil if any meaningful progress is to be made on tackling deforestation, according to one UK government minister.