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Trade replacing African aid

Trade replacing African aid | A2 Development and Globalisation | Scoop.it
A look at how aid is giving way to trade as African countries look to grow their economies.
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Developing alternative approaches to animal testing | Sustainable living | Unilever Global

Developing alternative approaches to animal testing | Sustainable living | Unilever Global | A2 Development and Globalisation | Scoop.it
We are at the forefront of research into novel non-animal approaches to replace animal testing for assessing consumer safety
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Unilever respond to criticism of testing on animals.

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The other oil spill

The other oil spill | A2 Development and Globalisation | Scoop.it
EARLY on April 21st 2008, Greenpeace activists dressed as orang-utans stormed Unilever's headquarters in London. Similar raids took place at the...
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The guilty secrets of palm oil: Are you unwittingly contributing to the devastation of the rain forests?

The guilty secrets of palm oil: Are you unwittingly contributing to the devastation of the rain forests? | A2 Development and Globalisation | Scoop.it
It's an invisible ingredient, really, palm oil. You won't find it listed on your margarine, your bread, your biscuits or your KitKat. It's there though, under "vegetable oil". And its impact, 7,000 miles away, is very visible indeed.
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Unilever- a TNC criticised for palm oil motivated deforestation

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Indian bid to stop public peeing

Indian bid to stop public peeing | A2 Development and Globalisation | Scoop.it
Volunteers armed with drums and whistles are being used under a new scheme to shame people urinating or defecating in public in India's Rajasthan state, officials say.
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BBC Four - Why Poverty?, Four Born Every Second, "He's the most amazing 12-year-old kid I've ever met"

BBC Four - Why Poverty?, Four Born Every Second, "He's the most amazing 12-year-old kid I've ever met" | A2 Development and Globalisation | Scoop.it
Director Brian Hill takes us through stunning imagery from his film.
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MDG Monitor: >MDG MONITOR :: Map :: Tracking the Millennium Development Goals

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This is what the internet looks like: Spectacular image created by computer hacker captures every iota of online data for 'day in the life' of the web

This is what the internet looks like: Spectacular image created by computer hacker captures every iota of online data for 'day in the life' of the web | A2 Development and Globalisation | Scoop.it
The faceless computer expert hacked into millions of systems across the globe with a file the size of a small JPEG and a simple trick involving the computer router.
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The digital divide- colourful!

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Dove story: how you're helping to change Unilever's mind on palm oil | Greenpeace UK

Dove story: how you're helping to change Unilever's mind on palm oil | Greenpeace UK | A2 Development and Globalisation | Scoop.it
Potentially good news for orang-utans - Unilever announced this morning that they're now supporting our calls for a moratorium to protect Indon
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Unilever and how to greenwash tropical devastations

Unilever and how to greenwash tropical devastations | A2 Development and Globalisation | Scoop.it
Unilever is praised by WWF for environmental commitment. How can that be, although it is one of the largest palm oil consumers in the world?
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China's ability to feed its people questioned by UN expert

China's ability to feed its people questioned by UN expert | A2 Development and Globalisation | Scoop.it
Shrinking arable land making it harder to maintain agricultural output, says Olivier De Schutter, as food prices rise in China
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Foreign Aid Guide

Foreign Aid Guide | A2 Development and Globalisation | Scoop.it
The OneWorld Foreign Aid Guide explains how aid contributes to poverty reduction and the importance of aid effectiveness and transparency.
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'In 10 years' time, Ghana may not require any aid at all'

'In 10 years' time, Ghana may not require any aid at all' | A2 Development and Globalisation | Scoop.it
Ghana is one of Africa's great successes – a stable and thriving country that is testament to the impact of aid.
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