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· October, 2010

Stories about Development from October, 2010

Bangladesh: Participating In Global Hand Washing Day 2010

China: Debate on Rare Earths Export

With the rise of nationalistic sentiment in China, a majority of mainland Chinese support the government's policy in restricting the export of rare earths to Japan and other western countries.

China and the U.S: Fuss about rare earth

South Africa: Dear Government

China: Mapping violent evictions for homebuyer awareness

The many forceful evictions in China and their tragic victims are widely reported upon and discussed online, but what can be said about housing that goes on the market after...

China: Blood house map

Bermuda: Ahoy There!

Costa Rica: Young Professionals Work to Make San José Bike Friendly

Poland: Krakow

Bangladesh: Land Grab And Protests

In Rupganj, Bangladesh land-owners protested acquiring of land for an army housing project and they clashed with the security forces leaving 50 people injured and one dead. Bloggers react angrily.

Zimbabwe: When Will Zimbabwean Diaspora Return?

South Africa: Musings on Inequality vs. Poverty

India: Community-scale Water Solutions

Africa: Africa Rural Connect 3.0

Cameroon: Transforming Piles of Scrap Into Finished Products

D.R. of Congo: Mobile Phone Light Saves Life of a Mother

Zimbabwe: What does Zimbabwe have to offer children?

Brazil: Day by Day in a Favela School

Ukraine: Yanukovych on Roads and Taxes

Nicaragua: Open Government and the Evolution of e-Government

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