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Carbon tax could boost economy and combat fuel poverty, analysis shows

Carbon tax could boost economy and combat fuel poverty, analysis shows | International Development Cooperation Today | Scoop.it
Consumer Focus report says the money raised from carbon taxes on energy bills should be spent helping consumers (MT @greenmeme Guardian: #Carbontax could boost economy and combat #fuel#poverty, analysis shows http://t.co/Y9fNFvuC...
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The Poverty Gap Between Men and Women Around the World

The Poverty Gap Between Men and Women Around the World | International Development Cooperation Today | Scoop.it
To the extent that "having it all" means women having the same economic security as men, this chart on relative poverty shows it's still an elusive goal.
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Bangladesh and development The path through the fields - The Economist

Bangladesh and development The path through the fields - The Economist | International Development Cooperation Today | Scoop.it
Bangladesh and development The path through the fieldsThe EconomistBRAC is a sort of chaebol (South Korean conglomerate)for social development.
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UN High-Level Panel Meets on Post-2015 Development Goals - Bridges Weekly Trade News Digest

UN High-Level Panel Meets on Post-2015 Development GoalsBridges Weekly Trade News DigestAs the 2015 deadline for the fulfilment of the UN Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) draws near, the United Nations Development Group (UNDG), with support from...
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Economics, Trade to Feature in Asia-Europe Summit - Voice of America

Economics, Trade to Feature in Asia-Europe Summit - Voice of America | International Development Cooperation Today | Scoop.it
Voice of AmericaEconomics, Trade to Feature in Asia-Europe SummitVoice of AmericaThe global economy is to take center stage at the Asia-Europe summit in the Lao capital of Vientiane, as troubled European economies look to benefit from Asia's rapid...
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How do you tackle maternal mortality in Sierra Leone? Try asking a midwife

How do you tackle maternal mortality in Sierra Leone? Try asking a midwife | International Development Cooperation Today | Scoop.it
Francess Fornah: The post-2015 development framework must be shaped by people with first-hand knowledge of the challenges that lie ahead (How do you tackle maternal mortality in #SierraLeone?
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The post-2015 development agenda explained - The Guardian

The post-2015 development agenda explained - The Guardian | International Development Cooperation Today | Scoop.it
The GuardianThe post-2015 development agenda explainedThe GuardianThe first one takes place on Wednesday, and has been organised by No 10 and the UK's Department for International Development.
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International Development - In the pipeline: $300M worth of AFD, IDB projects

International Development - In the pipeline: $300M worth of AFD, IDB projects | International Development Cooperation Today | Scoop.it
The French Development Agency, or AFD, and the Inter-American Development Bank have signed a three-year “action-oriented” agreement that will expand the two agencies' development efforts in Latin America and the Caribbean.
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Why Economic Growth Happens In Same Places And Not In Others? - Huffington Post (blog)

Why Economic Growth Happens In Same Places And Not In Others? - Huffington Post (blog) | International Development Cooperation Today | Scoop.it
Why Economic Growth Happens In Same Places And Not In Others?Huffington Post (blog)Have you ever wondered why, sometimes, poverty continues to increase in countries that grow super-fast? Take the case of India, a model of economic take-off.
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External Political Manipulations Stifle Africa's Economic Growth - Kagame - AllAfrica.com

External Political Manipulations Stifle Africa's Economic Growth - Kagame - AllAfrica.com | International Development Cooperation Today | Scoop.it
WorldStageExternal Political Manipulations Stifle Africa's Economic Growth - KagameAllAfrica.comPresident Paul Kagame has said that there is ample evidence that external political manipulations stifle economic growth in Africa.
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The Internationalist » Charting the Future of Global Development

The Internationalist » Charting the Future of Global Development | International Development Cooperation Today | Scoop.it
Established at the United Nations' Millennium Summit of 2000, these eight objectives focused on what the international community could do to meet basic human needs in the developing world. ...
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International Development - Development Disrupted: How Business Is Changing the Global Development Landscape

International Development - Development Disrupted: How Business Is Changing the Global Development Landscape | International Development Cooperation Today | Scoop.it
In this, the second of a series of business advice articles, Devex Impact Associate Editor Andrea Useem analyzes the key moments in the rise of private sector engagement in international development and what the future holds for this transformative...
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Child Marriage – a barrier to achieving Millennium Development Goals? | Women of Uganda Network (WOUGNET)

Child Marriage – a barrier to achieving Millennium Development Goals?
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AfDB Study Examines the Role of Wind Energy in Africa's Economic Growth - RenewablesBiz

The Southern TimesAfDB Study Examines the Role of Wind Energy in Africa's Economic GrowthRenewablesBizThe installation of wind power stations represents "an original approach" for African countries seeking to ensure sustainable economic growth.
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David Cameron, beware: the post-2015 aid agenda is an MDG minefield

David Cameron, beware: the post-2015 aid agenda is an MDG minefield | International Development Cooperation Today | Scoop.it
Claire Melamed: The UK's prime minister, co-chair of a panel devising new development goals, faces a complex and onerous challenge...
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Will reducing carbon emissions end global poverty? - Deseret News

Will reducing carbon emissions end global poverty? - Deseret News | International Development Cooperation Today | Scoop.it
Deseret NewsWill reducing carbon emissions end global poverty?Deseret NewsA worker uses a backhoe to move sand near a boardwalk that was destroyed by superstorm Sandy in Atlantic City, N.J., Wednesday, Oct.
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Poverty causes people to worry leading to cycle of deprivation, says study

Poverty causes people to worry leading to cycle of deprivation, says study | International Development Cooperation Today | Scoop.it
Poverty causes people to spend more time obsessively worrying about short-term problems which can make matters worse according to a study that could explain why being poor leads to a cycle of deprivation.
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Combating Poverty at Its Roots - Wall Street Journal

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Wall Street JournalCombating Poverty at Its RootsWall Street JournalThere is an old debate between those who say the way to tackle global poverty is to spend more on aid and those who believe instead that the solution is to deal with the weak...
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United Nations Social Development Network (UNSDN) » International community commits more than $2 billion to accelerate Burundi’s development progress

United Nations Social Development Network (UNSDN) » International community commits more than $2 billion to accelerate Burundi’s development progress | International Development Cooperation Today | Scoop.it
International community commits more than $2 billion to accelerate Burundi’s development… http://t.co/XgTdaRVt...
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