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· November, 2012

Stories about Development from November, 2012

19 November 2012

Bangladesh: Money Doesn't Build A School

300 Km Long March Against Rare Earths Refinery in Malaysia

To stop the Australian rare earths mining company, Lynas Corporation from operating a rare earths refinery in Pahang, Malaysia, a group of activists started a 300 km march, dubbed “the...

17 November 2012

Hurdles in Making Italy's Illegal Workers ‘Legal’

The results of the legislative decree passed this summer in Italy to regularise thousands of illegal workers by regularisation of their undeclared employment, have not lived up to expectations. Here's...

14 November 2012

Bridge Blog for Afghanistan and Pakistan: ‘Understanding the Neighbor’

In a fellowship program 22 journalists from Afghanistan and Pakistan gathered together twice, once in Islamabad and once in Kabul to understand each others, share value and make cultural exchanges....

12 November 2012

Brazil: Rio de Janeiro Demands Better Sanitation

Technology for Transparency Network

The initiative Sanitation is Basic, launched by the nonprofit organisation Meu Rio, has served as a slogan for the increase in online campaigns owing to popular online pressure created by...

10 November 2012

Australia: Having Our Say about India, the World’s Largest Democracy

What lies ahead for India, which is not just the largest democracy but will soon have the biggest population? You can join the discussion of The World's Largest Democracy at...

8 November 2012

Afripedia: Wikipedia with Offline Access for Francophone Africa

Hong Kong ‘Artificial Beach’ Will Destroy 200+ Coastal Habitats

Despite strong opposition from environmental groups and concerned citizens, the Hong Kong government is insisting on an artificial beach construction project that will destroy more than 200 coastline habitats.

7 November 2012

A New Start for Barack Obama in Africa?

Following the November 6, 2012, re-election of Barack Obama as President of the United States, Africa questions his legacy after four years in charge of an America more concerned with...

3 November 2012

Water Pollution Threatens Lives in Inner Mongolia's Tengger Desert

Members of the Yellow River 10-Year Investigation team have begun reporting on the situation regarding water pollution in the Tengger Desert of Inner Mongolia. The team pointed out that black...