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Our Focus programme brings you exclusive reports from around the world. From Monday to Friday at 7.45 am Paris time.

Latest update : 2016-01-29

San Francisco's ambitious zero-waste objective

San Francisco has set itself the ambitious challenge of recycling 100% of its waste by 2020. The goal is to avoid using both landfills and incinerators, which produce a great deal of greenhouse gas emissions. As our correspondents report, the policy is already proving beneficial, with new jobs, less airborne pollution and the production of a high-quality compost used in local farms.

A programme prepared by Patrick Lovett and Aline Schmidt

By Valérie DEFERT , Sébastien VUAGNAT

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Joan Marc SIMON

Executive Director, Zero Waste Europe

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2017-12-18 Europe

Video: Refugee teachers find work in Germany after training course

To mark International Migrants Day, we bring you a report from Germany, which saw a large number of migrants arrive in 2015. Last year, the University of Potsdam launched a pilot...

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2017-12-15 Africa

The challenges awaiting the new leader of South Africa's ANC

After a decade in power, marred notably by corruption allegations, South Africa's Jacob Zuma is set to hand over the leadership of his ruling ANC party to either his ex-wife,...

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2017-12-14 Europe

Video: Future of Irish border still a thorny Brexit issue

As EU leaders meet in Brussels to discuss moving on to the next stage of Brexit talks, we focus on the thorny issue of the UK's border with Ireland. Despite last week's...

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2017-12-13 Africa

Niger's Agadez: Pearl of the Sahara turned migrant hub

Niger's desert city of Agadez has long been at the heart of migration routes. Once home to camel caravans, Agadez is now one of the primary transit points for migrants hoping to...

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2017-12-12 Europe

Spain's Tagus river is drying up

As world leaders discuss climate change in Paris, we bring you a report from Spain, which has been in the grip of drought since 2014. One of the consequences is the plight of the...

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