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ApaNa Magazine Issue 2

ApaNa Magazine
Issue 2
April - July 2020

This issue focuses on the UN Sustainable Development Goals as well as the Caribbean's progress towards attaining these goals. An interview with Dr. Didacus Jules, Director-General, OECS is featured. Responsible Consumption and Production and sustainable business practices are highlighted. In light of the current global crisis, we discuss philanthropy and the coronavirus among other topics.

Safeguarding Our Lives and Livelihoods: The Imperative of Our Time | McKinsey

We must solve the virus and the economy. It starts with battling the virus. Everything has changed. Just a few weeks ago, all of us were living our usual busy lives. Now, things normally taken for granted - an evening with friends, the daily commute home, a plane flight home - are no longer possible...

Mystery in Wuhan: Recovered Patients Test Negative...Then Positive

A spate of mysterious second-time infections is calling into question the accuracy of COVID-19 diagnostic tools even as China prepares to lift quarantine measures...

Grocery Stores Are the Coronavirus Tipping Point

Except now, not even grocery stores can keep up the facade of normalcy. As many health experts have feared, last week, reports began to trickle in of grocery-store workers coming down with COVID-19...

The Doctor Who Helped Defeat Smallpox Explains What's Coming

Epidemiologist Larry Brilliant, who warned of pandemic in 2006, says we can beat the novel coronavirus—but first, we need lots more testing...

UN calls for $2.5 trillion Coronavirus Crisis Package for Developing Countries

With two-thirds of the world’s population living in developing countries (excluding China) facing unprecedented economic damage from the COVID-19 crisis, the UN is calling for...

G20 Pledges $5 trillion to Address Debt Burden of Low-Income Countries

Finance ministers and governors of central banks of the G20 member states have agreed to deliver a roadmap to address the debt burden of low-income countries and deliver aid to ...

Futuristic Farming Has Arrived with Weeding Robots

For sustainable farmers, hand-weeding can be laborious, backbreaking work and can cost upwards of $300 an acre in labor costs. A French startup called Naïo Technologies is hoping to solve this problem with the first autonomous ..

Coronavirus Is Bringing Back the Forgotten Tech Trends of 2012

Covid-19 seems to be reinvigorating a technology sector that had been dulled by monopolistic consolidation and deflated by disillusionment with its promise of “making the world a better place.”...

The Coronavirus Outbreak is Bad News for Electric Cars Companies Like Tesla

Car sales are declining as the coronavirus outbreak pushes the global economy into a recession, and the electric and renewable wings of the industry are suddenly under threat like never before..

Rihanna’s Clara Lionel Foundation donates $5 million to COVID-19 relief efforts

The money will go towards battling the pandemic particularly in the U.S., the Caribbean, and Africa...

Social Responsibility Crucial to Contain COVID-19

Governments, international health organizations, and experts have advised citizens to maintain good personal hygiene and practice...



Digital & Print

April - July 2020

The SDGS: Are they Realizable in the Caribbean? One begs the question as to whether the SDG Agenda can be achieved by 2030.

OECS Moving on Green Principles and the SDGS Interview with Dr.Didacus Jules, Director-General, OECS

Volunteer Center of Trinidad and Tobago: Connecting People with Causes  Interview with Giselle Mendez, Founder, VCTT

Helping a Community Strive for Sustainability: Fond Gens Libre Community, Soufriere St.Lucia By Kirk Elliott   

Old is Now Vintage: Secondhand Industry is Taking Off  Thrifting is on the rise creating value and profit while protecting the environment

Business Ideas for Retailers in the Circular Economy 5 Ideas for Retailers which require little capital

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