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Remittances – advantages and limitations

Remittances – advantages and limitations | Glopol Dev | Scoop.it
Remittances come up in the CIE A2 Economics Syllabus under Developing Economies. The Economist in their 'Economic and Financial Indicators' sections has an informative graph and commentary of 2015 remittances. Key points for 2015: Migrants from developing countries sent home $439bn 25% of GDP in Haiti is made up of remittances Flows into Europe and central…
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After 3 Years Of Drought, A Starving Madagascar Teeters On The Brink Of 'Catastrophe'

After 3 Years Of Drought, A Starving Madagascar Teeters On The Brink Of 'Catastrophe' | Glopol Dev | Scoop.it
Nearly 850,000 people on the island nation are facing "alarming" levels of hunger, according to U.N. agencies.
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How farmers can end land disputes and produce more food - BBC News

How farmers can end land disputes and produce more food - BBC News | Glopol Dev | Scoop.it
Up to a billion people in Africa derive their main income from farming, but many get embroiled in disputes over whether they really own their land. Can tech help?
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The fish farmers hoping to end Gaza's reliance on Israeli imports

The fish farmers hoping to end Gaza's reliance on Israeli imports | Glopol Dev | Scoop.it
Palestinians must overcome power cuts and instabilities resulting from Hamas rule if they are to produce enough to supply markets
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The $500 Billion Global Water Crisis: Asia in the Crosshairs

The $500 Billion Global Water Crisis: Asia in the Crosshairs | Glopol Dev | Scoop.it
The $500 Billion Global Water Crisis: Asia in the Crosshairs
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The Sustainable Development Goals After One Year - Already In Need Of Course Correction | Huffington Post

The Sustainable Development Goals After One Year - Already In Need Of Course Correction | Huffington Post | Glopol Dev | Scoop.it
In the weeks leading up to last year's United Nations General Assembly, world leaders and activists were united in their optimism about launching a ne
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Venezuelan life: Eating garbage. Waiting in lines. Sharing 1 egg a day

Venezuelan life: Eating garbage. Waiting in lines. Sharing 1 egg a day | Glopol Dev | Scoop.it
Extreme hunger is tearing apart Venezuela. We sent a team there to document the conditions that sent a million people into the streets to protest President Nicolás Maduro.
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John Sutton: Harnessing FDI in Africa

John Sutton, IGC steering group member, discusses how African countries can attract foreign direct investment (FDI) and why it's crucial for creating jobs
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Haiti's peanut producers oppose 500-tonne US donation

Haiti's peanut producers oppose 500-tonne US donation | Glopol Dev | Scoop.it
Over 50 groups of farmers and aid workers seek to stop planned 500-tonne shipment that US officials term a donation.
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What the Olympic medal tally tells us about developing countries

What the Olympic medal tally tells us about developing countries | Glopol Dev | Scoop.it
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Making most of remittances: Vision and strategies - Mayumi Ozaki

Remittances are the bedrock of Nepal’s economy. They’ve quadrupled since 2010 thanks to 2 million Nepalis who work abroad, generating nearly one-third of the gross domestic product.
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Despite fears, Mexico's manufacturing boom is lifting U.S. workers

Despite fears, Mexico's manufacturing boom is lifting U.S. workers | Glopol Dev | Scoop.it
Factories south of the border are fueled by American goods and services
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Britain’s spending on aid isn’t too generous. It’s a drop in the ocean | Gordon Brown

Britain’s spending on aid isn’t too generous. It’s a drop in the ocean | Gordon Brown | Glopol Dev | Scoop.it
Our lack of commitment to educating the world’s children is a timebomb. And its consequences will haunt us
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Bargain-hunters: here’s the real cost of that $10 polyester shirt

Bargain-hunters: here’s the real cost of that $10 polyester shirt | Glopol Dev | Scoop.it
Your cheap clothes have a hidden cost. But it is possible to be a "conscious consumer" on a budget.
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Air pollution costs trillions and holds back poor countries, says World Bank

Air pollution costs trillions and holds back poor countries, says World Bank | Glopol Dev | Scoop.it
Study finds dirty air takes huge economic toll on poor countries and costs the world more than $5tn annually in lost work days and welfare costs
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Why global food security matters | AgriPulse

Why global food security matters | AgriPulse | Glopol Dev | Scoop.it
How often do you think about food security? It`s probably an issue that seldom crosses most Americans` minds. Most of us in the U.S. agriculture community have been inundated in recent years with articles asking questions along the lines of `will farmers be able to meet
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Africa’s Rise—Interrupted? -- Finance & Development, June 2016

Africa’s Rise—Interrupted? -- Finance & Development, June 2016 | Glopol Dev | Scoop.it
Steven Radelet - The region’s future depends on much more than fluctuations in commodity prices
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UN pays tens of millions to Assad regime under Syria aid programme

UN pays tens of millions to Assad regime under Syria aid programme | Glopol Dev | Scoop.it
Exclusive: Guardian analysis shows series of contracts awarded to government and charities linked to president’s family
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Grameen Foundation bins report

Grameen Foundation bins report | Glopol Dev | Scoop.it
Grameen Foundation has strongly protested an Associated Press article that said Nobel laureate Prof Muhammad Yunus runs the foundation and it received USAID funding because of the Bangladeshi microcredit pioneer's friendship with Hillary Clinton when she was the US secretary of state. “There is no basis for the allegations in your article,” said Grameen Foundation, referring to the AP's article, headlined “Many Donors To Clinton Foundation Met With Hillary Clinton At State Department”, published on August 23.
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Should Botswana break its reliance on diamonds? - BBC News

Should Botswana break its reliance on diamonds? - BBC News | Glopol Dev | Scoop.it
Diamonds have helped Botswana's economy over the past 50 years. But now some people are saying that the stones don't hold the same promise for the future.
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