Developing World

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UN study shows cellphones improving literacy in developing world including Pakistan, India

A research report by U.N. education agency says cell phones are getting more and more people to read in developing countries, including Pakistan, where books are rare and illiteracy is high.The report was published today, 23 April, on the occasion of ... [Published Pakistan Today - 16 hours ago]
First reported 15 mins ago - Updated 15 mins ago - 1 reports

How to be an ethical traveller

In the 2013 Lonely Planet Guide , more than half of the top 10 “best of” countries for travellers were in the developing world. Tourists looking for unspoiled beauty and adventure are visiting Thailand, Cambodia, Madagascar, Ecuador and other countries ... [Published Toronto Star Online - 15 mins ago]
First reported 5 hours ago - Updated 5 hours ago - 1 reports

Yes, It Can Be OK to Laugh at Developing World Problems

Unlike Lindsay Lohan, Vladimir Putin, Justin Bieber, and Congress members who tweet pictures of their penis, impoverishment is a subject rarely joked about. Certainly there’s nothing funny about illnesses that result from lacking access to proper sanitation ... [Published TakePart - 5 hours ago]
First reported 5 hours ago - Updated 5 hours ago - 1 reports

Solar Power in the Developing World, the U.S. and in Florida

Earth Day is celebrated this week which many consider the beginning of the modern environmental movement. The development of clean and renewable energy development like solar power is a central component to that effort. Earlier this month protestors held ... [Published WGCU Public Media - 5 hours ago]
First reported 9 hours ago - Updated 6 hours ago - 1 reports

Mobile reading revolution' takes off in developing world

Unesco is pointing to a "mobile reading revolution" in developing countries after a year-long study found that adults and children are increasingly reading multiple books and stories on their phones. The Guardian reports. Nearly 5,000 people ... [Published textually.org - 9 hours ago]
First reported 7 hours ago - Updated 7 hours ago - 1 reports

The flow of value: An interview with Michael Spence

From the forging of the ancient Silk Road to the boom of the spice trade in the 1600s, the global flow of goods and services has never been static. As Michael Spence, the Nobel Prize–winning economist and senior fellow at Stanford University’s Hoover ... [Published McKinsey & Company - 7 hours ago]
First reported 13 hours ago - Updated 13 hours ago - 2 reports

How Mobile Devices Drive Literacy in Developing World

Mobile devices are helping to improve literacy rates in the developing world. UNESCO has teamed up with Worldreader and Nokia to outline the positive link between mobile and improved literacy across some of the world's most impoverished regions. Worl ... [Published NEWS.com.au - 13 hours ago]
First reported 15 hours ago - Updated 15 hours ago - 1 reports

Recharge4040 | The LED lantern

Fuel-based lighting is a major cause of burns deaths and poisoning of children in the developing world. To address this, UK-based Solar Aid is about to sell its millionth solar-powered LED lantern.Who is providing the solutions?The call for nominations ... [Published MyNewsDesk - 15 hours ago]
First reported Apr 23 2014 - Updated 18 hours ago - 2 reports

Brain Imaging Comes to Children in Africa

Brain imaging, once thought to be too expensive for widespread use in the developing world, may soon be available in low-income countries. The technology, which visualizes brain activity using ... ... [Published Big News Network - Apr 23 2014]
Entities: Developing World
First reported 23 hours ago - Updated 23 hours ago - 1 reports

South African and French partnership misses IPCC boat

It is high time that South African citizens insist the grave warnings of the International Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) are heeded to by the South African Government in this the golden age of coal extraction and combustion.The Working Group III 5th ... [Published ENCA - 23 hours ago]
First reported Apr 22 2014 - Updated Apr 22 2014 - 1 reports

Engineering students give breath to premature newborns in developing world

Engineering students give breath to premature newborns in developing world ... [Published Noodls - Apr 22 2014]
Entities: Developing World
First reported Apr 22 2014 - Updated Apr 22 2014 - 1 reports

The Guilt of Globalization

Living in south-central Mexico, I see the direct cultural effects of globalization in the developing world.Even in my pueblo of 5,000 people tucked away 7,000 feet up in the volcanic mountains, donkeys carrying loads of firewood are led by teenagers with ... [Published Montana Kaimin Online - Apr 22 2014]

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Mobile reading revolution' takes off in develop... [Published textually.org - 9 hours ago]
Unesco is pointing to a "mobile reading revolution" in developing countries after a year-long study found that adults and children are increasingly reading multiple books and stories on their phones. The Guardian reports. Nearly 5,000 people ...
How Mobile Devices Drive Literacy in Developing... [Published WSJ.com Video - Digits - 13 hours ago]
Mobile devices are helping to improve literacy rates in the developing world. UNESCO has teamed up with Worldreader and Nokia to outline the positive link between mobile and improved literacy across some of the world's most impoverished regions. Worldreader's ...
Study Finds Mobile Devices Unlock Literacy Pote... [Published EON Consumer - 13 hours ago]
SAN FRANCISCO--(EON: Enhanced Online News)--In celebration of World Book Day, UNESCO, in coalition with Worldreader and Nokia, today released the results of the largest survey on mobile reading in the developing world, which revealed that mobile devices ...
Study Finds Mobile Devices Unlock Literacy Pote... [Published EON Communications - 13 hours ago]
SAN FRANCISCO--(EON: Enhanced Online News)--In celebration of World Book Day, UNESCO, in coalition with Worldreader and Nokia, today released the results of the largest survey on mobile reading in the developing world, which revealed that mobile devices ...
Study Finds Mobile Devices Unlock Literacy Pote... [Published Business Wire Photo/Multimedia News - 13 hours ago]
SAN FRANCISCO--(BUSINESS WIRE)--In celebration of World Book Day, UNESCO, in coalition with Worldreader and Nokia, today released the results of the largest survey on mobile reading in the developing world, which revealed that mobile devices can help ...
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