2014-11-08T23:05:54.629-05:00Jamaica’s economy has been in decline since 1974, when the energy-deficient country was hit hard by a rise in fuel costs. In addition, a worldwide recession reduced foreign demand for Jamaican products.
2014-10-22T11:36:11.112-04:0010 Development Innovators give recommendations as to how best to support family farmers:
2014-10-01T10:04:45.972-04:00Fahamu offers a range of courses for activists, from "Human Rights" to "Fundraising and resource Mobilization"
2014-04-24T12:16:29.801-04:00Aga Khan Foundation U.S.A., with funding from the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) and its Food for ProgressProgram, supports the Mopti Coordinated Area Development Program, now in its third phase.
2014-04-24T12:08:36.480-04:00Adeso is a humanitarian and development organization that is changing the way people think about and deliver aid in Africa.
2014-04-23T10:31:50.242-04:00In 2006, Dr Betty Gikonyo’s 20-year dream came true when The Karen Hospital opened its doors to the public. The 102-bed hospital offers complex treatments including kidney transplants, cardiac surgeries, neurosurgery and dialysis for patients with chronic kidney problems.
2014-04-19T16:57:39.680-04:00Sustained economic growth in Africa, accompanied by the economic downturn in the West, has contributed to the “rapid emergence of structured forms of strategic philanthropy by wealthy Africans”, notes the report. Although economic growth has seen a deepening divide between rich and poor, it has also spawned a rising middle class, which the report estimates could make a further $22 billion available in combined philanthropic giving.
2014-04-19T16:53:47.469-04:00MyMachine travels from Belgium to South Africa to build the machines of children's dreams.
2013-08-28T10:45:23.379-04:00It may be the simplest innovation, but it seems that the best way to improve a person's livelihood is just to give him some money.
2013-08-24T14:37:30.056-04:00"THE NEW VOICES FELLOWSHIP AT THE ASPEN INSTITUTE IS A GROUNDBREAKING INITIATIVE DESIGNED TO BRING MORE EXPERT VOICES FROM THE DEVELOPING WORLD INTO THE GLOBAL DEVELOPMENT DISCUSSION."
2013-08-22T15:43:22.783-04:00Relief International: "Gyapa cookstoves "
2013-08-22T14:16:55.394-04:00The Nonprofit Salary Bill Comes under Scrutiny | NGO Pulse:
2013-08-22T14:19:29.609-04:00"The TAHMO project is committed to serving the public by advancing the free and open exchange of hydro-meteorological data collected with its monitoring stations. By allowing that all raw TAHMO data be free for scientific research and governmental applications, the project supports World Meteorological Organization (WMO) Resolution 40 and Resolution 25. Commercial applications of TAHMO data will be considered on a case by case basis."
2013-08-22T09:19:53.906-04:00Focus on Poverty: We can create solar nations
2013-08-21T17:46:42.967-04:00Communicopia - Digital Team Survey 2.0 | Page 1 of 8
2013-08-21T17:35:20.353-04:00How to … mobilise a diaspora movement | Global Development Professionals Network | Guardian Professional
2013-08-21T17:22:54.210-04:00Can charity concerts change the world? | Global Development Professionals Network | Guardian Professional
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