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Health,
Published 13.05.2020 16:02
In Guatemala, florists give flowers to workers who are caring victims of Covid-19 in hospitals.
The project called Guate de Color has the support of the Guatemalan government and also aims to help florists affected by the economic crisis caused by the pandemic.
Unemployment,
Published 12.05.2020 17:14
Pakistan hired thousands of unemployed people for a 10 billion tree-planting campaign.
This 10 Billion Tree Tsunami campaign aims to give an opportunity to people who recently lost their jobs and at the same time, protecting the environment. Pakistan created about 63,000 jobs for the unemployed by relaunching this campaign, according to Reuters.
Unemployment,
Published 12.05.2020 17:06
In Japan, cabbage companies are hiring hotels staff to help both agriculture and tourism industry during the pandemic.
Japan has been bringing in labor from developing countries since 1993, under a program to transfer technologies and knowledge. Foreigners were trained in the agricultural or manufacturing sectors and they came back home three years later. Due to the current travel restrictions, some farm companies are recruiting labour among nearby…
Lockdown, ,
Published 06.05.2020 14:04
The Netherlands sends 3,999 tulips to the frontline medical staff in Taiwan on the King’s Day.
The King’s Day is the National Day of the Netherlands.Previously, Taiwan donated 7 million masks to countries in the European Union, 600,000 of which were given to the Netherlands.
Health, ,
Published 18.05.2020 14:24
In Zambia the drought resistant cassava plant is now being used in the production of hand sanitizer.
The plant which is popular amongst farmers for its drought-resistant qualities is now sought after as chemical manufactures are now using it to produce ethanol, the main ingredient used in making hand sanitizers. This has led to an increase in the price of the plant with farmers selling one tonne…
Unemployment,
Published 27.04.2020 18:43
As German farmers are missing seasonal workforce in the fields, they hire people who work in catering or retails, or students who are now out of work.
Volunteers and people of other professions will step up to fill the gap left by travel restrictions in Europe. In addition, the UK has decided to bring skilled workers from Romania to help train pickers. There will also be charter flights that will bring seasonal workers from Eastern Europe to…
Unemployment,
Published 27.04.2020 13:23
In Scotland, some students and restaurant workers who lost their jobs became fruit farmers.
Due to flight restrictions, this year, the seasonal workers from Bulgaria and Romania who usually took these picking jobs, were unable to travel. It is a situation similar to that experienced by other European countries such as Spain where for years the field has been worked by low-paid temporary migrant…

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