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IFAD launches global campaign to close gender gap in agriculture and amplify the voices of rural women

Rome, 7 March 2019 – On International Women’s Day, the United Nations’ International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD) will kick off a campaign aimed at closing the gender gap in agriculture by drawing attention to the often overlooked contributions that rural women in developing countries make to rural economies, local communities and to improving the …

Intel Xeon W-3175X Processor Available: Powerhouse Built for the Most Demanding Professional Applications

What’s New: The Intel® Xeon® W-3175X processor is available today. This unlocked1 28-core workstation powerhouse is built for select, highly-threaded and computing-intensive applications such as architectural and industrial design and professional content creation. Built for handling heavily threaded applications and tasks, the Intel Xeon W-3175X processor delivers uncompromising single- and all-core world-class performance for the most advanced …

Magnis consortium to build Indian Government’s first Lithium-Ion Gigafactory

Magnis – LIBCOIN consortium in final talks to build India’s first Lithium-ion Gigafactory with Government majority owned Bharat Heavy Electricals Limited (BHEL) Magnis Energy has a 20% fixed non-dilutive ownership of LIBCOIN Initial 1GWh plant to be scaled up to 30GWh BHEL is India’s largest power generation equipment manufacturer  Final Stage discussions under way with …

Amazon could outsell Sainsbury’s as a challenger supermarket

Research by behavioural science experts Decision Technology (Dectech) finds that Amazon could outsell Sainsbury’s if it entered the grocery market.  Dectech’s new report ‘Primed for domination: the threat of Amazon as a challenger brand’ finds that, controlling for other factors such as price, 13% of customers in the grocery market would choose Amazon — putting it ahead of …

Human trafficking a tool for armed groups to finance activities, boost recruitment: UNODC report

VIENNA, 7 January (UN Information Service) — Armed groups are using human trafficking as a strategy to finance activities or increase their workforce in conflicts around the world, according to a report released today by the United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC). Recruiting children for use as soldiers is widely documented in conflicts …