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World Disasters Report 2014 - IFRC

World Disasters Report 2014 - IFRC | Anthropology and International Development | Scoop.it
This year, the World Disasters Report takes on a challenging theme that looks at different aspects of how culture affects disaster risk reduction (DRR) and how disasters and risk influence culture.
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Global development aid, Africa direct investments shrinking, says report

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Study reveals 'true' cost of imports

Study reveals 'true' cost of imports | Anthropology and International Development | Scoop.it
New data indicates that the amount of raw materials used to produce goods is far higher than previously thought.
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gender_development_net - Home

Gender Equality in development: a global platform for information, discussion and knowledge exchange.
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Ecuador To Sell A Third Of Its Amazon Rainforest To Chinese Oil Companies

Ecuador To Sell A Third Of Its Amazon Rainforest To Chinese Oil Companies | Anthropology and International Development | Scoop.it
Oil and gas blocks in Ecuador
Ecuador is planning to auction off three million of the country’s 8.1 million hectares of pristine Amazonian rainf...
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It doesn’t take a village

It doesn’t take a village | Anthropology and International Development | Scoop.it
CHANNELLING development aid directly to local decision-makers sounds like a good plan. Empowering local groups like community clubs and school boards means decisions...
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Women in India’s New Generation Jobs | Economic and Political Weekly

Women in India’s New Generation Jobs | Economic and Political Weekly | Anthropology and International Development | Scoop.it
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UN Secretary General calls for leadership towards building sustainable future

UN Secretary General calls for leadership towards building sustainable future | Anthropology and International Development | Scoop.it
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The great global food gap: Families around the world photographed with weekly shopping as they reveal cost ranges from £3.20 to £320

The great global food gap: Families around the world photographed with weekly shopping as they reveal cost ranges from £3.20 to £320 | Anthropology and International Development | Scoop.it
Peter Menzel visited 30 families in 24 countries to gather unique snapshots of eating habits around the globe which feature in a new book called The Hungry Planet.
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Koch Brothers Making Play for Tribune’s Newspapers

Koch Brothers Making Play for Tribune’s Newspapers | Anthropology and International Development | Scoop.it
Charles and David Koch, the billionaire industrialists and supporters of libertarian causes, are exploring a bid to buy the Tribune Company’s eight regional newspapers.
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Youth, Green Jobs, and Gender

Youth, Green Jobs, and Gender | Anthropology and International Development | Scoop.it
Interest in green jobs has grown dramatically in the last decade, and so has the number of studies around the world looking at the number and types of green jobs.
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About | World We Want 2015

About | World We Want 2015 | Anthropology and International Development | Scoop.it

n 2000, world leaders promised to halve extreme poverty by 2015 with a global plan called the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs). Thanks to millions of people taking action and a massive global effort, we have already made real progress. The number of people living in poverty has fallen to less than half of its 1990 level. Over two billion people gained access to better drinking water. The share of slum dwellers living in cities fell, improving the lives of at least 100 million people!

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