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Locust outbreak in India continues to harm food security

Andre Laperriere, the Executive Director of Global Open Data for Agriculture & Nutrition (GODAN) discusses the locust outbreak in India.
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The Green Deal: Are the EU’s priorities still in place?

Isabel Caño Aguilar, Vice-President for Communication at the European Economic and Social Committee, turns our thoughts to the Green Deal - and asks if the EU’s priorities for equality and digitalisation are still in place.
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How will oil and gas investment recover after the pandemic?

Henry Berry, director of Tristone Holdings Ltd, shares his thoughts on how investment in the oil and gas industry will recover after the COVID-19 pandemic.
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The EUMCA: Pioneering access to medicinal cannabis

Professor Trevor Jones, Chair at the European Medicinal Cannabis Association, speaks to Nishat about their plans for EU patient access to medicinal cannabis.
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Digital transformation: Working with Government procurement frameworks

Hannah Paterson, Principal Consultant at Step5, shares her views on working with, not against, UK Government frameworks to better support digital transformation.
cannabinoid research

Expanding the portfolio of rigorous cannabinoid research with new funding opportunities

David Shurtleff, PhD, Deputy Director at the National Center for Complementary and Integrative Health, National Institutes of Health, discusses new funding opportunities for cannabinoid research.
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Young activists do not trust their Government on racial discrimination

Research from One Young World’s global network shows that 74% of their Peace Ambassadors do not believe racial discrimination will be changed by their politicians.
COVID-19 outbreak

The COVID-19 outbreak in the African Region

Open Access Government was privileged to speak with Dr Mary Stephen, Public Health Expert at the World Health Organization African Region about the ongoing COVID-19 outbreak since it was first reported in China back in December 2019.
sustainable transport

EVs: How can data support the transition to sustainable transport?

Simone Torino, Head of Product and Business Development at CKDelta, discusses the role of anonymised data in supporting a smooth transition to sustainable transport.
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Care options in the UK for the elderly

Country Cousins, a live-in care provider, has developed a guide detailing some of the care options available in the UK for elderly people.
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An SME guide to securing government contracts

Samuel Johnston, CMO at BookingLive, shares tips on how SME's can bid on and secure government contracts in a time when innovation is crucial in the public sector.
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Tackling the UK’s fly-tipping crisis

Aaron Georgiou, CEO and Founder, Litta, discusses how businesses have been affected by recent fly-tipping activities and what can be done to ensure the efficient and safe disposal of commercial waste.
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Does an employer’s duty of care extend to commuting to work?

Lucy Lewis and Shalina Crossley of Lewis Silkin, provide guidance to employers on how far their duty of care covers risks to employees during their commute to work.
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The Anthropocene era: Rush for resources or preservation of common goods?

Professors Aurélien Acquier & Valentina Carbone, ESCP Business School, dissect the rush for resources versus preservation of common goods in the Anthropocene era.
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How cloud tech can help businesses survive the COVID-19 pandemic

Patrick Navarro, Executive Vice President and Head of Cloud at Jefferson Frank, shares his expert advice for business leaders on surviving the COVID-19 crisis with the help of cloud technology.
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Overcoming language barriers in healthcare

Tomoaki Kojima, CEO of Sourcenext Europe, explains how UK healthcare providers can overcome language barriers to help improve clinical outcomes for patients who don’t speak English as their first language.
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Building more sustainable businesses in a post-COVID world

Dr David Dempsey, Country Leader and General Manager, Salesforce Ireland, explores how businesses can keep the environment in mind as they start to rebuild processes after COVID-19.
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Has COVID-19 changed our approach to health and wellbeing?

Dr Arianna Di Stadio, neuroscientist and co-founder of Hello Pure, explores whether our approach to health and wellbeing has been altered in light of the coronavirus pandemic.
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Uptake of existing vaccines will help support health systems from COVID-19 pressures

The Immunisation For All Ages group discusses the importance of protecting vaccine budgets and immunisation infrastructure, even amidst COVID-19.
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Does family-based sexism impact future academic decisions?

Universitat Oberta de Catalunya (UOC) analysed family-based sexism in baccalaureate programmes at Spanish secondary schools.

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