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· May, 2008

Stories about Development from May, 2008

29 May 2008

East Timor: New blog about economics of development

Nicaragua: A Closer Look at a Government Program for Microloans

The governmental program called Usura Cero provides low interest rate loans to Nicaraguan women for their micro-businesses. It was recently featured on an investigative news program and a local blogger...

24 May 2008

Brazil: Can the Amazon problem be solved with new management?

Changing the command in a Brazilian Ministry used to be a domestic affair, but the resignation of the renowned rainforest defender Marina Silva from the Environmental Ministry has sparked global...