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· August, 2009

Stories about Development from August, 2009

11 August 2009

Puerto Rico: The Battle Over Public Lands

The Puerto Rican government has issued an order to remove 200 families from the Villas del Sol community, under the premise that they illegally occupied lands that are prone to...

Malawi: The good, the bad and the hopeful in health care

In this post we highlight some of what Malawian bloggers are writing about the country's health care system. We look at bloggers describing developments in eye care, reflecting on midwifery,...

10 August 2009

Russia: Life in Nizhny Novgorod

Bangladesh: Uncultured Project and Clean Water

The Uncultured Project helps out in Bangladesh with clean water and disaster relief, and has an advantageous position to compare two different portable water filtering methods.

China: The Dongying Mass Incident

Barbados: Call for Inquest

9 August 2009

Armenia-Azerbaijan: An interview with Elizabeth Métraux

DOTCOM is an online initiative using blogs and video to bring American, Armenian and Azerbaijani teenagers together to work on creating socially conscious media. Global Voices Online speaks to Program...

4 August 2009

Bangladesh: The ‘Info Ladies’

Brazil: Fighting contemporary slavery

Modern day slave labour in the Northern and North-eastern States of Brazil is a well known problem. But is slave labour in São Paulo an anomaly? The blogosphere discusses and...

India: An Expensive Development Fails

3 August 2009

Ghana: Maker Faire Africa blog

Zambia: Do you know about Zambikes?

Caucasus: An interview with Bart Woord

International Federation of Liberal Youth (IFLRY) Secretary General Bart Woord took time out to speak to Global Voices Online about the role new media can play in the region and...

Bangladesh: Dr. Yunus Meets Madiba