According to the World Ocean Review, shipping by sea is responsible for about 3 percent of the world's total carbon emissions. But one Norwegian shipping company is creating hybrid ships and planning for a carbon-free future. VOA's Kevin Enochs reports.
The International Fund for Agricultural Development, a United Nations agency, is set to make its first investment in Zimbabwe in several years. The president of IFAD visited Zimbabwe this week and said the agency hopes to revive the country's agricultural sector after years of decline. Columbus Mavhunga reports from Harare.
The high cost of food in Venezuela and constant shortages have forced many Venezuelans to rummage through trash to find something to eat. According to a survey by a Caracas nonprofit that studies worker social issues, Centro de Documentación y Análisis para los Trabajadores/CENDA, prices for basic food items have gone up four times the minimum wage, forcing many to pick through garbage to feed their families. More in this report from Adriana Núñez Rabascall narrated by Cristina Caicedo Smit.