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· September, 2013

Stories about Development from September, 2013

Online Application For Nepali Passports Required

  21 September 2013

Hira B Thapa describes the current long and complicated process of applying and issuance of machine readable passports in Nepal. The blogger opines that a proposed online application system will ease and shorten the process.

A Positive Example of Community Farming in Mozambique

  16 September 2013

A positive example of a farming, savings and literacy community project in Mozambique was highlighted in the blog of the NGO Justiça Ambiental (Environmental Justice) following their visit to the community of Nacoma, about 83 km from the northern city of Nampula last July. Justiça Ambiental learned about the association's good practices...

UNESCO Patron of First SEE Science Promotion Conference in Serbia

  12 September 2013

The Center for the Promotion of Science (CPN), under UNESCO patronage, is hosting the First Regional Science Promotion Conference with the aim of gathering science promotion professionals, practitioners and enthusiasts from Southeast Europe. The conference program will discuss science from a scientific, but also from an educational and economic point...

Tokyo to Host 2020 Olympics

  7 September 2013

Tokyo was awarded the 2020 Summer Olympics after the members of International Olympic Committee have voted on September 7th to select the host city. Tokyo 2020 reacts to the news #olympics2020 #BA2013 #olympics pic.twitter.com/lKws4Qcw4E — Olympics (@Olympics) September 7, 2013

Ten Cities Chinese People Want to Escape

  2 September 2013

The living standard in major Chinese cities is getting more and more unbearable to middle class. Shanghai has topped the ten cities that Chinese most want to escape because marriage cost is too high. Rachel Wang from Tea Leaf Nation picked up netizens’ comments on their discontent about city life.

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