Developing World

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Why Facebook is getting into the banking game

Who would want to use Facebook as a bank? That's the question that immediately arises from news that the social network intends to get into the electronic money business.According to the Financial Times, Facebook is close to receiving authorization from ... [Published Chicago Daily Herald - 51 mins ago]
First reported 9 hours ago - Updated 9 hours ago - 1 reports

Entrepreneur to speak at town hall

BLUFFTON — Lois Kreider will discuss her life as an entrepreneur and Girl Scout leader from 3 p.m. to 4 p.m. April 24 on the third floor of the Bluffton Town Hall.Kreider started the first fair trade store in the country in 1974, in Bluffton, when she ... [Published Findlay Courier - 9 hours ago]
First reported 17 hours ago - Updated 17 hours ago - 1 reports

UK warns MEPs against evangelical attack on EU development aid

All Articles ("EurActiv.com," April 17, 2014)The British government has warned European lawmakers that a bid by conservative Christian groups to ban EU funding for activities linked to abortion or the destruction of human embryos could obstruct life-saving ... [Published DailyMe.Com - 17 hours ago]
First reported 18 hours ago - Updated 18 hours ago - 1 reports

Can India finally become an economic superpower: Olive

Elections underway in India could determine if the world’s largest democracy, and second most-populated country, will resume a promising Industrial Revolution that has stalled, unlike its counterpart in China which continues apace.The stakes are high. ... [Published Toronto Star Online - 18 hours ago]
First reported 19 hours ago - Updated 19 hours ago - 1 reports

Gender pay disparity: will the gap ever close?

In the US for every 100 dollars men take home, women take only 70, in the UK women on average earn about 15% less than men. What are the factors that contribute to this situation? And why are women so undervalued in the workplace? Christina Ioannidis, ... [Published Voice of Russia - 19 hours ago]
First reported 21 hours ago - Updated 21 hours ago - 1 reports

MSU students work to make clean water more accessible in developing world

Earlier this year, welcomed John Barrie from the Appropriate Technology Collaborative to studio ‘S.’ He explained that the collaborative  creates new technologies to improve the quality of life in developing countries worldwide. The organization also ... [Published WKAR - 21 hours ago]
First reported 23 hours ago - Updated 23 hours ago - 1 reports

Vaccine support needed

To the editor:As an avid advocate of the alleviation of poverty, I’ve been excited to read about the advances in maternal, newborn and child health related to the GAVI Alliance’s work in immunization.With Canada’s support through the Muskoka Initiative, ... [Published durhamregion.com - 23 hours ago]
First reported Apr 17 2014 - Updated Apr 17 2014 - 1 reports

Global LEAP Awards for World's Best Off-Grid Televisions and LED Lights (MEDIA ALERT)

Demand for TVs and other modern appliances often drives demand for small renewable energy systems throughout the developing world. The Global LEAP awards recognize the very best, most energy-efficient color TVs and super-low energy LED room lights . ... [Published Sustainable Business - Apr 17 2014]
First reported Apr 17 2014 - Updated Apr 17 2014 - 1 reports

Five endangered sites worth saving

(CNN) -- Endangered cultural sites are the stars of the annual International Day for Monuments and Sites -- more commonly known as World Heritage Day -- on April 18.Some of these wonders are part of the Global Heritage Fund's first annual list of five ... [Published CNN - Apr 17 2014]
First reported Apr 17 2014 - Updated Apr 17 2014 - 1 reports

Global Leaders Programme: How Can Infant Healthcare be Made Affordable to the Developing World? (Vietnam, March 2014)

It is my pleasure to share with you the result of GIFT’s latest Global Leaders Programme (GLP), which took place recently in Hong Kong and Vietnam in partnership with MTTS, a Vietnam medical equipment manufacturer.The challenge was to explore the question ... [Published EthicalMarkets.com - Apr 17 2014]
First reported Apr 17 2014 - Updated Apr 17 2014 - 2 reports

If you can't sell it, give it away for free

IN THE developed world, insurance is an every day part of life. In rich countries such as Britain, well over 80% of households hold at least one policy, according to the Association of British Insurers, an industry group. Insurance Europe, a lobbying ... [Published The Economist - Apr 17 2014]
First reported Apr 17 2014 - Updated Apr 17 2014 - 1 reports

A new public-private strategy to combat malaria and tuberculosis

B.T. Slingsby, the executive director of the Global Health Innovation and Technology Fund. Photo by: GHIT FundTuberculosis and malaria are two of the world’s most pervasive yet neglected diseases. Together, both affect one-third of the world’s population: ... [Published Devex - Apr 17 2014]

Quotes

"Doing Business ranking is a sword of Damocles over the heads of our leaders who wait for their next score in the ranking to gain legitimacy before the international financial institutions, those who prescribe development schemes for our countries, instead of the citizens. We want our autonomy to decide the future of our land, agricultural and food policies,“ said Amadou Kanoute, Director of CICODEV Africa."
his frustration, arguing that, "The IMF cannot remain paralyzed and"
"Every day I see children, 10 years old, going blind because their families can't afford insulin. That is what inspires me to fight for them. Who will speak for them if no one shares their story?"
...Flyers Sports Illustrated 'Scandal' recap: "The Price of Free and Fair Elections Entertainment Weekly But government aid can only reduce the suffering of the poor; it usually can’t make them escape poverty permanently. We know that from watching what has happened in the developing world over the past half century. Those countries that have tried to use wide-scale state programs to alleviate poverty—such as India—have not achieved results as quickly as nations that did not, such as Singapore and South Korea. (See my recent piece on this subject.) Generally, the high-performance economies of East Asia didn’t fight poverty by playing Robin Hood—soaking the rich and handing out cash to the poor. There is no reason why we’d have to do that today. "

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Four Thoughts on the U.S.-IMF Standoff [Published Shadow Government - 20 hours ago]
p>Last weekend top economicofficials from around the world gathered in Washington for the IMF-World BankSpring Meetings. High atop the list of IMF concerns was the U.S. failure toback a painstakingly-negotiated reform to the way the Fund operates. ...
Here’s How You Help the Poor Without Soaking th... [Published TIME.com - Apr 18 2014]
We have to clear our minds of a fallacy about poverty alleviation: Helping the poor does not mean welfare. This isn’t to say that we don’t need welfare. Ignoring the unfortunate who can’t put enough food on the table or afford proper education or healthcare ...
Here’s How You Help the Poor Without Soaking th... [Published The Curious Capitalist - Apr 18 2014]
We have to clear our minds of a fallacy about poverty alleviation: Helping the poor does not mean welfare. This isn’t to say that we don’t need welfare. Ignoring the unfortunate who can’t put enough food on the table or afford proper education or healthcare ...
Here’s How You Help the Poor Without Soaking th... [Published The China Blog - Apr 18 2014]
We have to clear our minds of a fallacy about poverty alleviation: Helping the poor does not mean welfare. This isn’t to say that we don’t need welfare. Ignoring the unfortunate who can’t put enough food on the table or afford proper education or healthcare ...
Here’s How You Help the Poor Without Soaking th... [Published The Middle East Blog - TIME.com - Apr 18 2014]
We have to clear our minds of a fallacy about poverty alleviation: Helping the poor does not mean welfare. This isn’t to say that we don’t need welfare. Ignoring the unfortunate who can’t put enough food on the table or afford proper education or healthcare ...
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