Articles Tagged with the word ‘development’

 
Njenga
 

/ Media

07 Apr 2014

 

A groundbreaking journalism project allows local citizens around the world to bolster their communities, learn new skills and break vital news stories that might otherwise go unnoticed

 
Tamsin 2 (c) Living Goods crop
 

/ Good Business

04 Mar 2014

 

Nicola Slawson talks to Tamsin Chislett, partnerships manager of Living Goods, a company giving away its successful ‘Avon Lady’-style business model in a bid to bolster healthcare in developing countries

 
Kids in Rwanda
 

/ Wellbeing

20 Jun 2013

 

New reports from the UN indicate that some of the poorest countries could be rid of extreme poverty in two decades

 
GeneXpert
 

/ Health

10 Jun 2013

 

New technology, which involves patients simply spitting into a cup, could vastly reduce waiting times for TB diagnosis

 
Uruguay's president-elect Jose Mujica celebrates winning the presidential run-off election in Montevideo
 

/ Politics

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

 
Suzanne Monoliths, Mikindani Bay (C) Isobel Pring, eco2
 

/ Community

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

 
EDD1_NB Kabutakapua (6)
 

/ Economics & Innovation

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

 
Credit- Abhijit Tembhekar
 

/ Education

20 Sep 2012

 

The government of Peru has launched a new effort to reduce child labour in the country

 
Cape Verde on the rise
 

/ Sustainable Development

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

 
Cornwall's Solar Plant is UK's First
 

/ Renewable Energy, Sustainable Development

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

 

New Chapter for Fordhall Farm

 
 

Archive

14 Sep 2010

 

Pioneering, community-owned farm to construct a new eco-building that will house a tea room and educational facilities

 

Social Investment in the Amazon Forest

 
 

Archive

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.

 

Communities Bring Home Solutions

 
 

Archive

03 Mar 2010

 

Groups of people are getting together to help create more affordable housing in their local areas, while strengthening their communities.

 

whatgreenhome.com

 
 

Archive

01 Mar 2010

 


 

Youth on a Voyage to End Poverty

 
 

Archive, Youth

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.

 

Minding Our Own Business

 
 

Archive

08 Sep 2009

 

Young Co-operatives is a scheme that provides young people with a practical introduction to co-operative enterprise.

 

Trans-boundary Park Unites Nations

 
 

Archive

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.

 

Rolling Out Power to the People

 
 

Archive

08 Sep 2009

 

Imagine each and every surface under the sun covered with a film that captures light and transforms it into electricity.

 

CEE What You Can Do

 
 

Archive

31 Aug 2009

 

Centre for Environment Education, CEE was created in recognition of the importance of environmental education in India

 

Lessons from the Hockerton Housing Project

 
 

Archive

30 Jun 2009