Articles Tagged with the word ‘development’
11 Apr 2013
Despite being the figurehead of a country on the up, Uruguay president José Mujica donates his earnings to charity and lives on a small modest farm. Matthew Pike considers how his grounded principles are changing the political landscape
04 Feb 2013
Thembi Mutch looks at the reality of volunteering in Africa and gives advice on how to make it work for all parties involved
16 Nov 2012
A positive cycle of enterprise financing and increasing citizen empowerment is slowly improving Africa’s economic prospects and reducing poverty, according to findings from a development summit in Brussels
20 Sep 2012
The government of Peru has launched a new effort to reduce child labour in the country
06 May 2011
Cape Verde has become one of the most successful self-sustaining economies in sub-Saharan Africa and earned a reputation as one of its star democracies
13 Dec 2010
Planning permission has been given for the UK's first solar power station to situated on the seven acre site of the former Wheal Jane tin mine, near Truro
14 Sep 2010
Pioneering, community-owned farm to construct a new eco-building that will house a tea room and educational facilities
09 Jun 2010
The Cochabamba Project, a UK-based financial co-operative, is on the look out for ethical investors seeking opportunities that will grow.
03 Mar 2010
Groups of people are getting together to help create more affordable housing in their local areas, while strengthening their communities.
09 Feb 2010
On January 11th this year the Peace Boat set off on its 68th voyage from Kenya with young delegates, from Japan and eleven African nations, all set to address the issues of ending poverty.
08 Sep 2009
Young Co-operatives is a scheme that provides young people with a practical introduction to co-operative enterprise.
08 Sep 2009
Presidents Ernest Bai Koroma of Sierra Leone and Liberia's Ellen Johnson-Sirleaf, recently met to officially open their new Trans-boundary Peace Park.
08 Sep 2009
Imagine each and every surface under the sun covered with a film that captures light and transforms it into electricity.
31 Aug 2009
Centre for Environment Education, CEE was created in recognition of the importance of environmental education in India
16 Jun 2009
After many years of meticulous planning and infrastructural work, house building in Ireland's first ecovillage has started.
10 Feb 2009
Fourteen-year-old Earthwatch supporter Emma Hope is too young to fulfilher dream of joining an Earthwatch expedition just yet, but that hasn'tstopped her getting involved.
05 Jan 2009
Recapturing Childhood gives a practical, yet imaginative approach to parenting.