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· October, 2008

Stories about Development from October, 2008

18 October 2008

Africa: 7 Rules of Innovation

Africans Blog About Poverty For Blog Action Day 08

BlogAction Day is a day when bloggers around the world focus on one particular topic on their respective blogs. The topic for 2008 is poverty. This global day encourages discussion...

17 October 2008

Bloggers fear impact of economic crisis on Madagascar

Developing countries like Madagascar fear that a reduction in aid due to the economic crisis will severely hinder the progress made in social development and the reduction of extreme poverty.

Bangladesh: Eco-friendly house

16 October 2008

Central & Eastern Europe: Financial Crisis

Below is a roundup of reactions from the Anglophone blogosphere on the ongoing financial crisis in Hungary, Estonia, Latvia, Lithuania, Ukraine, and Serbia.

Cameroon In The Eyes of British And American Volunteers

There are very few Cameroonian bloggers based in Cameroon. This vacuum has been occupied by volunteers working in the country (mainly) for the British organization Volunteer Service Overseas (VSO) and...

14 October 2008

India: Social entrepreneur helping the poor

Saudi Arabia: The Commercialisation of Mecca

Jordan: The UN and Israel

Trinidad & Tobago: Down in the Valley

Georgia: Peace Corps Volunteer Blogs

Although Georgia was not the first country in the South Caucasus where the U.S. Peace Corps started working, it was until recently the most active in terms of blogs. However,...

12 October 2008

Oman: More Congestion

Jordan: Fighting Corruption, New York, and the Economic Crisis

From advice from the Danish Ambassador to Jordan on how to beat corruption, to life as a student in New York, to the impact of the global economic crisis on...