Articles Tagged with the word ‘development’

 
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/ Innovation, Technology

03 Oct 2014

 

Developing countries could reap the benefits of better “security hygiene” for just $35

 
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/ Economics & Innovation

22 May 2014

 

Drones are not usually thought of as a tool for good, but entrepreneur and airborne logistics activist Andreas Raptopoulos thinks otherwise, Danielle Batist reports

 
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/ Economics & Innovation

16 May 2014

 

The UK government will consider the impact on women’s and girls’ rights as part of its international aid spending, after a new law is passed promoting gender equality

 
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/ Economics & Innovation

25 Apr 2014

 

From infamous drugs cartels, record homicide levels and widespread poverty, to economic strength, innovation and enterprise, Colombia’s city of Medellin has undergone a serious transition that’s changing the attitudes of citizens and tourists alike

 
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/ 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

 
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/ 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

 
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/ 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

 
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/ 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

 
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/ 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

 
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/ 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

 
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/ 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

 
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/ 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.

 

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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.