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2013-03-06 23:04:23

2014 Budget Funding for USAID Food for Peace and USDA Food for Progress Threatened Washington, DC (PRWEB) March 06, 2013 In anticipation of the release of the 2014 fiscal budget later this month, the international aid community is campaigning to preserve funding for the USAID Food for Peace and USDA Food for Progress programs, critical to feeding those living in global poverty. PCI (Project Concern International) has joined more than 85 private voluntary organizations, farming, shipping,...

2013-02-25 23:00:15

RSB Grants Dynamic Fuels Sustainability Certification (PRWEB) February 25, 2013 The RSB Services Foundation, the implementing entity of the Roundtable on Sustainable Biofuels (RSB) which has developed a global sustainability standard and certification system for biofuel production, is pleased to announce that Dynamic Fuels, LLC (Dynamic Fuels) has earned the RSB sustainability certification. The RSB certification encompasses Dynamic Fuels´ Geismar, Louisiana plant, located near Baton...

2013-02-21 23:04:07

Model will integrate with current health and nutrition program for women and children MONROVIA, LIBERIA (PRWEB) February 21, 2013 PCI (Project Concern International) has been awarded a Program Improvement Award of $100,000 by the Technical and Operational Performance Support (TOPS) program. TOPS is funded by the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) Office of Food for Peace (FFP). The award is to enhance health and nutrition behavior and the overall effectiveness and...

2013-02-20 12:12:23

A novel global trading system based on the cost effectiveness of health interventions, similar to the market on carbon permits to help control climate change, could provide the extra funding needed to reach the health targets in the Millennium Development Goals, argue experts writing in this week's PLOS Medicine. The authors, led by Luis Carrasco from the National University of Singapore, propose an innovative global credit market based on a global cost-effectiveness criterion to run a cap...

2013-02-19 23:00:08

Biofuels Certification Provider Adds Global Clean Energy Holdings CEO to Board McLean, VA (PRWEB) February 19, 2013 The RSB Services Foundation, the implementing entity of the Roundtable on Sustainable Biofuels (RSB), a global sustainability standard and certification system for biofuel production, is pleased to announce that Mr. Richard Palmer is the newest Board member of RSB Services Foundation. Mr. Palmer is President and CEO of Global Clean Energy Holdings, Inc., a multi-national...


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  • A small crescent-shaped structure or marking, especially the white area at the base of a fingernail that resembles a half-moon.
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