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How big companies are targeting middle income countries to boost ultra-processed food sales

Big Food companies producing ulta-processed foods are using a range of key market and political practices to increase their reach, particularly in developing countries.
A man inspects a road destroyed by a flood in Dili, East Timor, April 6 2021. Kandhi Barnez/AP

Why involving people with disability in preparing for disasters leads to better outcomes

Overlooking people with disability in disaster preparations and responses makes them even more vulnerable. A new partnership has shown they can play meaningful and active roles.
Bali’s tourism industry is one of the hardest hit by COVID-19 travel restrictions. ANTARA FOTO/Fikri Yusuf/wsj

Women, youth and low-education workers bear the worst job losses in Indonesia when there are no tourists

The COVID-19 pandemic has decimated many opportunities for those who were already financially disadvantaged.
Stone arrowheads (Maros points) and other flaked stone implements from the Toalean culture of South Sulawesi. Shahna Britton/Andrew Thomson

Who were the Toaleans? Ancient woman’s DNA provides first evidence for the origin of a mysterious lost culture

The first ancient human DNA from the Indonesian island of Sulawesi — and the wider Wallacea islands group — sheds light on the early human history of the region.
A village in the periphery of South Sulawesi’s capital, Makassar, affected by floods in 2019. RISE program, photograph by Noor Ilhamsyah.

How scientists and communities can build partnerships to deal with floods: learning from Indonesia

Residents of flood-prone areas have been counting on local knowledge and community support to deal with floods for centuries. Can scientists work with them to better understand floods?
A medical worker treats a COVID-19 patient in a hospital in Aceh. ANTARA FOTO/Syifa Yulinnas/rwa.

Indonesia may partner with Australia to develop digital healthcare supply chains in response to COVID-19 pandemic

Our latest research recommends that Indonesia build a partnership with Australia to develop resilient and responsive healthcare supply chains using modern digital technologies.

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