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· February, 2014

Stories about Development from February, 2014

28 February 2014

Macedonians Prepare to March Against Poverty in Skopje

Macedonia, the most miserable country on earth according to The Economist, will unite in the fight against poverty on March 1, 2014 in Skopje.

19 February 2014

Hong Kong Protesters Target Shopping Mainland Chinese Tourists

Though the huge number of tourists has contributed to economic growth, it has generated a number of social problems.

Toilets Should Not Be Emptied by Humans Say Indian Sanitation Laws

Despite the Indian government's stringent anti-manual scavenging law, the practice continues to flourish in pockets of India. A group of bloggers go on a field visit to find out more.

18 February 2014

Adapting to Extreme Climate Change in Mali and Madagascar

Climate change has already had a dramatic impact on the economy of two downtrodden countries

16 February 2014

One Nepalese Doctor's Hunger Strike Wins Action From Officials

Dr. Govinda KC, a senior orthopedic surgeon of Tribhuvan University Teaching Hospital in Nepal, who has earned the nickname Crusader KC, ended his fourth fast-unto-death on 15 February 2014.

11 February 2014

International Open Data Day Set for February 22

Technology for Transparency Network

Bloggers, hackers and others interested in Open Data and Transparency will gather for the International Open Data Day on February 22. Find out how you can get involved.

Remembering Dr Alison Jolly, Lemurs of Madagascar Expert

10 February 2014

INFOGRAPHIC: Pursuit of Happiness in Africa

Why are Rice Farmers Protesting in Thailand?

Rice farmers have organized several protests in Thailand's capital after the government failed to pay them under the rice subsidy program. The opposition has expressed support to the farmers.

9 February 2014

An Info-Activism Tool-Kit on Women's Rights Campaigning

Tanqeed's Bi-Weekly List of Recommended Readings On Pakistan

India's Solar Vision Promises Clean Energy And Happy Farmers

The Indian government is aiming to replace 26 million diesel-powered groundwater pumps with more efficient solar-powered irrigation models. The country also plans to build the world's largest solar power plant.

Public Buses Return To Cambodia’s Capital

Phnom Penh is embarking on a one-month bus trial to convince motorbike-riding residents to use public buses. The last time buses were deployed in the capital was in 2001

Why Young Chinese Flock to First Tier Cities?