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Latest stories about Development
5 December 2013
Most African countries still suffer frequent power outages which inhibit economic growth. They are not, however, lacking in resources. This post outlines some of those least known in Africa.
26 November 2013
Benin has suffered more power outages over the last few days with the national electric energy company (SEEB) denying all responsibility. Nigeria supplies a large quantity of Benin's power, even...
20 November 2013
More than 4.1 million poverty-stricken Italians have received food through non-profit food parcels or free meals.
8 November 2013
The Benin government has announced the discovery of a source of oil in the Sèmè-Podji region. The find has pleased some, but others remain skeptical.
6 November 2013
#Ruraleando is Denisse Calle's blog, an Ecuadorian doctor who, thanks to the experiences of her year's rural placement, proposes solutions to the country's health system.
5 November 2013
Despite the reported progress in the Philippines, Manila is still home to hundreds of thousands of informal settlers.
29 October 2013
TribeWanted has developed a model for self-sustainable eco-retreats that are co-funded by members and operated together with locals at a growing number of worldwide locations.
23 October 2013
The Minamata Convention on Mercury, a global legally binding instrument on mercury was adopted in Minamata, Japan. The city known for tragedy now hopes to be known for solutions.
19 October 2013
The new volunteer-led, crowdsourced website is trying to help women in Pakistan, where an estimated 70-80 percent of women are subject to some form of abuse at home.
15 October 2013
The shooting of a senior government official sparks a series of revelations that leave the 18-month-old administration of President Joyce Banda with much to answer for.