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· February, 2010

Stories about Development from February, 2010

Armenia: Diplomatic Academy

Silence Speaks: Multimedia storytelling in Republic of Congo

Amy Hill, the director of Center for Digital Storytelling, describes the process and ideas behind a 4-day digital storytelling workshop in November 2009 with seven women affected by Congo-Brazzaville’s (also...

Russia and US to Broaden Collaboration Online

Russia: Sakhalin Island Fails to Connect to Broadband

Ghanaian students contribute to virtual media library

We are interviewing Jonathan Thurston who carried out a book-making project with students in Elmina, in the Central Region of Ghana using simple, portable technology to inspire creativity and social...

Armenia: Working conditions

Africa: MILEAD Fellows Program for African Women

Barbados, Haiti: The Widening Gap

Azerbaijan: Healthcare

Azerbaijan: In this part of the world

Congo: The Coltan Conflict is in Our Hands (and Cellphones)

Coltan, columbo-tantalite, is a mineral used to make resistors in our cellphones, video games, computers and home electronics. Like blood diamonds, its mining has not only caused ecological damage, human...

Ghana: African programmers developing games for iPhone

In this post we are interviewing programmers Eyram Akorfa Tawiah from Ghana and Wesley Kirinya from Kenya who are co-founders of Leti Games, a Ghanaian start-up building games for the...

Ghana: Model oaf African Self-Sufficiency

South Korea: Little Manila

Azerbaijan: Urban development

Macedonia, Turkey: Connected, not Divided by History

Afghanistan: Prospects for exporting Baghlani Gouda

Video: Mobile Libraries of the World

The mobile library has become a staple in many library systems, bringing books to those who cannot access the libraries themselves. However, in many places due to bad road conditions...

Trinidad & Tobago: “Dat is Carnival”

Bangladesh: Bangla Spell Checker Add-on For Firefox

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