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· March, 2011

Stories about Development from March, 2011

24 March 2011

Ecuador: Investigation Around Newborn Deaths Continues

According to Ecuador's latest census, more than 14 million people live in the country, but there is still no consensus on the national infant mortality rate. Recent incidents have called...

Should Indonesia Abandon its Nuclear Plans?

Indonesia’s plan to build its first nuclear plant in the next decade has been shelved indefinitely because of the nuclear disaster in Japan. Bloggers are joining the debate on whether...

Indonesia: Geothermal power potential

22 March 2011

Bolivia: Bike Path Project in El Alto is Rejected

Barbados, Bermuda: Cost of Development

Morocco: The Winds of Change

For the past month, Moroccans have taken to the streets to call for a reform of the constitution and for the establishment of a democratic parliamentary system. On March 20,...

21 March 2011

Nigeria's Golden Opportunity for a Social Revolution Through the Ballot Box

Oluniyi D. Ajao speaks with ‘Gbenga Sesan about his involvements with several non-partisan initiatives around the forth-coming 2011 Nigeria General Elections and the role of social media in the general...

20 March 2011

Ecuador: New Developments and Cyber-Activism in Chevron Case

On February 14, 2011, an Ecuadorian judge ruled that oil company Chevron had to pay US$9.5 million in environmental damages. Almost a month later, Chevron has appealed the sentence; citizens...

Malaysia: People’s Solidarity Suspension Bridge

18 March 2011

Tanzania: Getting honest about rural water supply

El Salvador: Investing in Agriculture

Saudi Arabia: King Promises Saudis More Money

More money was promised to Saudis today, following an address by King Abdulla to the nation. In a short address, the Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques thanked clerics, writers...