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Why global water shortages pose threat of terror and war

Why global water shortages pose threat of terror and war | A2 Development | Scoop.it
From California to the Middle East, huge areas of the world are drying up and a billion people have no access to safe drinking water. US intelligence is warning of the dangers of shrinking resources and experts say the world is 'standing on a precipice'
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The Millennium Development Report 2013 | UNDP

The Millennium Development Report 2013 | UNDP | A2 Development | Scoop.it
With the deadline for the MDGs on the horizon, progress can be reported in most areas, the report says.
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China points to social welfare reforms needed for urbanisation drive - Reuters UK

China points to social welfare reforms needed for urbanisation drive - Reuters UK | A2 Development | Scoop.it
China points to social welfare reforms needed for urbanisation drive Reuters UK Thanks to China's system of internal passports, or hukou, parents in search of better jobs in the capital, or other urban areas, leave behind the public services they...
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China's economy and the sustainability challenge

The Growth Net Monday 11 March 2013 12:15-13:15, Mumtaz Mahal, Taj Palace, New Delhi China's economy and the sustainability challenge China's economy is expe...
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Piling in for the view: A migrating herd in a mad rush ... and some wildebeest

Piling in for the view: A migrating herd in a mad rush ... and some wildebeest | A2 Development | Scoop.it
It looked like a spectators' car park at a busy Nevada rodeo, where the best way to get up close to the animals is simply to stand on the roof of your SUV and whip out a camera lens the size of a drain pipe. And when the kids get too excited and venture too close to the crazy critters, why you just holler and pull them back.
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China v the US: how the superpowers compare

China v the US: how the superpowers compare | A2 Development | Scoop.it
As Barack Obama prepares for the 'no-necktie summit' with the Chinese leader Xi Jinping in California, we decided to look at the two superpowers and compare data such as health, wealth and environmental development – an inherently tricky task given...

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How Sustainable Development Can Lead to Economic Growth: Finland, Indonesia, and Mexico (2011)

Economic growth is the increase in the amount of the goods and services produced by an economy over time. It is conventionally measured as the percent rate o...
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Xi: China confident of sustainable economic growth - Global Times

Xi: China confident of sustainable economic growth - Global Times | A2 Development | Scoop.it
Xi: China confident of sustainable economic growth
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President Xi Jinping on Saturday said China is confident of a sustainable and healthy economic growth and it will further the reform and opening up drive.
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