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Off-grid solar could power all of Myanmar by 2030

Off-grid solar could power all of Myanmar by 2030 | 2Develop | Scoop.it
Off-grid solar projects, funded by the government and private companies, could help every person in Myanmar receive access to electricity by 2030.
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The why and how of effective altruism

The why and how of effective altruism | 2Develop | Scoop.it
If you're lucky enough to live without want, it's a natural impulse to be altruistic to others. But, asks philosopher Peter Singer, what's the most effective way to give? He talks through some surprising thought experiments to help you balance emotion and practicality -- and make the biggest impact with whatever you can share. NOTE: Starting at 0:30, this talk contains 30 seconds of graphic footage.
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Mobilising aid through the private sector can yield high poverty reduction returns

Mobilising aid through the private sector can yield high poverty reduction returns | 2Develop | Scoop.it
While UK aid channelled to the private sector should be more transparent, such investment can nonetheless have a big impact on the lives of the world’s poor
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How Cubans Live as Long as Americans at a Tenth of the Cost

How Cubans Live as Long as Americans at a Tenth of the Cost | 2Develop | Scoop.it
Lessons of physical prosperity in a despotic regime
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What have the millennium development goals achieved?

What have the millennium development goals achieved? | 2Develop | Scoop.it
The UN has called the MDGs ‘the most successful anti-poverty movement in history’, but what progress has been made on each of the goals?
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How can we reach an SDG target when we're moving in the wrong direction?

How can we reach an SDG target when we're moving in the wrong direction? | 2Develop | Scoop.it
Introducing a series that will look at the five most challenging sustainable development goal targets, Susan Nicolai explains why they will be so difficult
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Renewables made up half of net electricity capacity added last year

Renewables made up half of net electricity capacity added last year | 2Develop | Scoop.it
Experts hail rapid transformation that will see clean energy outgrow fossil fuels in the next five years - but warn UK is failing to exploit huge potential
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Top 10 Poorest Countries in the World - 2016 List - The Gazette Review

Top 10 Poorest Countries in the World - 2016 List - The Gazette Review | 2Develop | Scoop.it
As cliche as it may be, many believe that money makes the world go round. Upon second thought, this notion really doesn’t seem to be too farfetched at all
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Youth in development: 'We're tired of being the topic, not the leaders'

Youth in development: 'We're tired of being the topic, not the leaders' | 2Develop | Scoop.it
How can young people influence more development decisions? Our experts offer 11 ideas for leveraging the skills of the next generation of leaders
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The Women Who Make H&M's Clothes Are Fired For Getting Pregnant | Broadly

Labor activists in Cambodia and India explain how much life really sucks in H&M factories.
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Maternal deaths worldwide drop by half, yet shocking disparities remain

Maternal deaths worldwide drop by half, yet shocking disparities remain | 2Develop | Scoop.it
Study in Lancet shows a woman’s lifetime chance of dying from childbirth is one in 36 in sub-Saharan Africa, compared to one in 4,900 in richer countries
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Thailand 'least miserable' country on planet

Thailand 'least miserable' country on planet | 2Develop | Scoop.it
Latest news, politics, business and sport from Thailand and Asean, plus features, opinion and multimedia from across Southeast Asia.
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UN makes biggest ever aid appeal amid fears of compassion fatigue

UN makes biggest ever aid appeal amid fears of compassion fatigue | 2Develop | Scoop.it
Growing number – and scale – of crises around the world is not matched by countries’ will to tackle them, experts warn
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Organic rice a saviour for struggling farmers

Organic rice a saviour for struggling farmers | 2Develop | Scoop.it
Editorial, commentary, analysis, cartoon and blogs by Bangkok Post columnists.
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Community philanthropy: a brave new model for development funding?

Community philanthropy: a brave new model for development funding? | 2Develop | Scoop.it
Involving local people in philanthropic projects makes communities stronger. Is it time for international NGOs to stand aside?
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Patagonia Had $10 Million In Sales On Black Friday And Is Donating Every Cent To Save The Planet

Patagonia Had $10 Million In Sales On Black Friday And Is Donating Every Cent To Save The Planet | 2Develop | Scoop.it
The company's "fundraiser for the earth" proves people really do care.
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Slumscapes: How the world's five biggest slums are shaping their futures

Slumscapes: How the world's five biggest slums are shaping their futures | 2Develop | Scoop.it
900 million people live in slums - the U.N. says it's time we understood them
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11 health innovations to drastically cut maternal and child mortality rates

11 health innovations to drastically cut maternal and child mortality rates | 2Develop | Scoop.it
Recent analysis has identified 11 health interventions that could save more than 6 million mothers and children by 2030, if they are invested in 24 countries
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In Cambodia, head teacher Bin Nou makes a difference | Global Partnership for Education

In Cambodia, head teacher Bin Nou makes a difference | Global Partnership for Education | 2Develop | Scoop.it
Photo story: Head teacher Bin Nou from Siem Reap, Cambodia was trained to identify students with vision problems to help remove barriers for active participation and academic success in education
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Rebirth: “IMM” BRAND… A NEW LIFE FOR THAI RICE FARMERS By Khun Korn

SB'15 Bangkok - Rebirth: “IMM” BRAND… A NEW LIFE FOR THAI RICE FARMERS By Mr. Korn Chatikavanij & IMM’s Rice Farmer
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Stunting and poverty 'could hold back 250m children worldwide'

Stunting and poverty 'could hold back 250m children worldwide' | 2Develop | Scoop.it
Lancet says children who do not get the nutrition and care they need will go on to earn an average of 26% less than other people
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We must act fast on the global goals, or risk leaving the poorest behind | Elizabeth Stuart

We must act fast on the global goals, or risk leaving the poorest behind | Elizabeth Stuart | 2Develop | Scoop.it
Early action on the sustainable development goals is desperately needed – without it, they may become impossible to achieve
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Global education is civil rights struggle of our age, says Gordon Brown

Global education is civil rights struggle of our age, says Gordon Brown | 2Develop | Scoop.it
In his role as UN envoy, former PM says £23bn needed to ensure every child gets primary and secondary education
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Why are there still so many hungry people in the world? | Hilal Elver

Why are there still so many hungry people in the world? | Hilal Elver | 2Develop | Scoop.it
The world produces enough food to feed 10 billion people. Poverty and hunger prevail because of economics, not scarcity
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