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· January, 2012

Stories about Development from January, 2012

Madagascar: After the Land Grab Affair, Is Daewoo Back in the Country ?

Africa: Good Development Blog

Madagascar, Ethiopia: Arable Lands on Sale

Competition to Develop Low-Cost Water Purification Device

Macedonia: Crowdmapping Projects Overview

D.R. of Congo: Writings From DRC

Nicaragua: Life in Villa Norte

Philippines: Environment Disasters Linked to Mining, Logging Operations

Massive floods and landslides hit many parts of the Philippines in the past three weeks which killed more than 1,500 people and affected hundreds of thousands of poor villagers. Netizens...

CEE: Getting “Abnormal For A Change”

Malawi: Moving Windmills: The William Kamkwamba Story

Nepal: Outcome Of The 17th SAARC Summit

Africa: Recapping Mighty African's 2011

China 2011: From Jasmine Crackdowns to Grassroots Uprisings

From the crackdowns on any Jasmine revolution and grassroots uprisings, to debates about future development models, 2011 was another eventful year for China. Oiwan Lam rounds up.

Brazil: Domestic Work in Transition

Brazilian society is seeing a transition in domestic work, a type of employment that is deeply connected to issues such as social inclusion, bad work conditions, social hierarchies, gender inequalities...

Philippines: Ailing Economy Welcomes 2012

Russia: Demographic Crisis Means “No One Left To Draft”

Russia is endowed with some of the greatest stores of natural resources in the world and yet the demographic crisis that has plagued the country since the fall of the...

Bolivia: Women Weaving Hope in El Alto

China: What do Chinese people envision as the best life?

U.S.V.I.: Water Woes Cause Anger

Brazil: Mobilization for the Right to Sustainable Water Cisterns

A civil society group in the interior of northeast Brazil has been developing participatory alternatives to guarantee access to water to regions affected by desertification. The Federal Government suspended its...

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