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Government urged to help farmers affected by El Niño

Government urged to help farmers affected by El Niño | Development Geography | Scoop.it
Sen. Francis Escudero is calling on government agencies to prepare alternative employment and emergency assistance for farmers who will be affected by El Niño this year.
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Is empowering women the answer to ending poverty in the developing world?

Is empowering women the answer to ending poverty in the developing world? | Development Geography | Scoop.it
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How developing countries are paying a high price for the global mineral boom - The Guardian

How developing countries are paying a high price for the global mineral boom - The Guardian | Development Geography | Scoop.it
Soaring worldwide demand for the minerals used in electronic devices such as smartphones and laptops has left a legacy of social conflict and human rights violations across Asia, Latin America and Africa...
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Rural urban migration poses problems for Nigeria - Journal of Turkish Weekly

Rural urban migration poses problems for Nigeria - Journal of Turkish Weekly | Development Geography | Scoop.it
Femi Balogun, 12, has just sat his school leaving exam in Boripe, Osun state, southwest Nigeria.  He lives with his grandparents on their farm since he was six, but now he sees no future there...
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Documentary: Child Labour around the World

When this footage was shot 20 years ago, showing children working in India, in Columbia, in Egypt and in Russia, jeopardizing their health, growth and ...
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10 Most Developed Countries in Africa 2014

What are the top ten most developed countries in Africa in 2014? Ranked by Human Development Index (HDI) rating.
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Two Bags Two Different Stories | Short film on Child Labour

Why not make Children Work in school rather than warehouses or factories? Short film on Child Labour. Watch it in FULL HD.
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Understanding Problems of Child Labour and Education

Understanding Problems of Child Labour.
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A 50-cent microscope that folds like origami

A 50-cent microscope that folds like origami | Development Geography | Scoop.it
Perhaps you’ve punched out a paper doll or folded an origami swan? TED Fellow Manu Prakash and his team have created a microscope made of paper that's just as easy to fold and use. A sparkling demo that shows how this invention could revolutionize healthcare in developing countries … and turn almost anything into a fun, hands-on science experiment.
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Contradictions at heart

Contradictions at heart | Development Geography | Scoop.it
Natalie Sharples on migration, international development and Britain’s shame.
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'Those sitting on wealth and power aren't going to stand aside and do the right thing'

'Those sitting on wealth and power aren't going to stand aside and do the right thing' | Development Geography | Scoop.it
Why is the gap between rich and poor growing despite rises in GDP? Do benefits help? Does aid work? Eight experts answer these and other questions from the big inequality debate
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Book: The Illegal City, 2012

Book: The Illegal City, 2012 | Development Geography | Scoop.it
BRIEF DESCRIPTION The Illegal City explores the relationship between space, law and gendered subjectivity through a close look at an 'illegal' squatter settlement in Delhi. Since 2000, a series of ...

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Is total Urbanisation future for Sri Lanka? - The Island.lk (subscription)

Is total Urbanisation future for Sri Lanka?
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Rural urban migration in Sri Lanka has been curtailed because of reasonable health and educational services in the rural areas and the short travel distances.
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Women’s rights in the developing world: Build it and it will come?

Women’s rights in the developing world: Build it and it will come? | Development Geography | Scoop.it
Countries with equal
rights for women are more prosperous, more secure, and less corrupt. But how does the international community help
societies become more equal? Recent
developments in Mozambique underscore the weaknesses of the current approach.
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Why the Modi government must work on land reform before land acquisition

Why the Modi government must work on land reform before land acquisition | Development Geography | Scoop.it
Rural landlessness, the strongest indicator of poverty, which afflicts a third of Indians, can be eradicated if the government acted on pending bills and policy recommendations.
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Solving the slum problem - Inquirer.net

Solving the slum problem - Inquirer.net | Development Geography | Scoop.it
IF A CITY’S wealth is to be judged by its skyline, then Metro Manila, Cebu and other major cities must be rapidly getting rich. New gleaming skyscrapers, billboards announcing soon-to-be-constructed
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Why Investing in Infrastructure in Developing Countries Will Benefit Us All - Huffington Post

Why Investing in Infrastructure in Developing Countries Will Benefit Us All - Huffington Post | Development Geography | Scoop.it
Investment in infrastructure projects are more than just a bright spot for the global south. It may actually encourage investment in real assets that would boost output back in the old "rich" countries -- a welcome monsoon rain amidst a sea of paper.
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City Slums - Megacity Problems

Problems of urbanisation in ELDCs of India and Brazil. Mumbai (Bombay) India, Asia and Rio de Janerio, Brazil, South America case studies.
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Girls Education in Developing Countries

The lack of girls education in developing countries has been a growing problem for many years. Hope this video can spark a little creativity on what you can do ...
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Where Are The World’s Worst Slums?

The Evolution Of South Africa's Skyscraper Slum http://testu.be/1LDJ60n Subscribe! http://bitly.com/1iLOHml According to the UN, almost a billion people live in ...
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Effects of climate change in Kiribati - Quick facts - YouTube

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4 TED Talks on the importance of educating girls

4 TED Talks on the importance of educating girls | Development Geography | Scoop.it
In far too many countries around the world, an education is not a given for girls. These moving talks are from those facing great risk to change that.
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Map: which countries are the worst for human trafficking?

Map: which countries are the worst for human trafficking? | Development Geography | Scoop.it
The US Department of State released its 2015 report into human trafficking on Monday
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Coca-Cola is not the solution to hunger in Africa

Coca-Cola is not the solution to hunger in Africa | Development Geography | Scoop.it
Coca-Cola is the latest company to join the agricultural 'scramble for Africa', writes Miriam Ross.

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Minorities Under Siege - Pygmies today in Africa

Minorities Under Siege - Pygmies today in Africa | Development Geography | Scoop.it
“In every world region, minorities and indigenous peoples have been excluded, repressed and, in many cases, killed by their governments,
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