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30 April 2020
Philippines

LAND VALUES in Metro Manila are seen to drop 5-15% by the fourth quarter as rents and selling prices decline due to the impact of the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) pandemic.

Property consultancy firm Colliers International Philippines said in an online briefing on Wednesday that central business districts will take a hit from the slump in real estate demand.

30 April 2020
Ethiopia

April 30, 2020 (Ezega.com) -- The Addis Ababa City Government has demolished dozens of homes belonging to day laborers over the past three weeks, rendering at least 1,000 people homeless amid the COVID-19 pandemic, Amnesty International said on Wednesday.

29 April 2020
Papua New Guinea

A National Court proceeding  led by a landowner group from Porgera mine in Enga province to claim environment damages against Barrick Niugini Limited will return to court in July this year for further direction.

29 April 2020
Singapore

Global food and agri-business Olam International Limited and its wholly owned subsidiary, Olam Treasury Pte. Ltd. (“OTPL”), have secured multi-tranche financing facilities (the “Facilities”) aggregating US$176.0 million from the International Finance Corporation (“IFC”) and Japan International Cooperation Agency (“JICA”). 

29 April 2020
Cambodia

Minister of Environment Say Sam Al has urged relevant stakeholders to take part in protecting and conserving natural resources in wildlife sanctuaries. This, he said, will facilitate carbon credit sales to raise money to support local communities.

An aerial view shows housing in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia February 15, 2018. REUTERS/Tiksa Negeri
29 April 2020
Ethiopia

Human rights groups want a moratorium on demolitions and forced evictions of informal settlements under COVID-19

NAIROBI/ADDIS ABABA, April 29 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Scores of Ethiopian families are at risk of contracting the new coronavirus after authorities demolished their makeshift houses and left them homeless, human rights groups said on Wednesday.

Mongabay
29 April 2020
Global
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IFPRI Blog Covid-19 and trade restrictions
29 April 2020
Global

As COVID-19 spreads around the globe, fears of a deep global recession are mounting. Some also fear that food supplies may start running short, especially if supply chains are disrupted. Others fear that agricultural production may be disrupted by containment measures that restrict workers from harvesting and handling crops.

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