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Competition: win a trip to COP18

09/28/2012 | Lilly Peel

Do you have a story to tell about climate change? Would you like to attend the United Nations Conference on Climate Change (COP 18) in Doha, Qatar, to cover the events for TerrAfrica Green Radio? If the answer is yes, then read on!

Commercial interests determine NestlĂ©’s aid allocation

03/15/2010 | Tania Ghosh

A new report claims that Nestlé's aid to developing countries is determined by commercial investments rather than poverty levels.

Health for all?

03/30/2007 | Panos London

In a bid to improve rural health, Zambia has announced the abolition of fees for using health clinics. Arnold Tutu visited the rural district of Chongwe to check on progress.

Promising education

02/21/2007 | Ochieng' Ogodo

When the Kenyan government scrapped primary school fees, it was a step toward the United Nations' Millennium Development Goal of giving every child a primary school education by 2015.

The challenge of organising informal workers

02/21/2007 | Isobel Frye

South Africa's experience in employment and poverty mirrors a challenge faced by most developing countries: how to look after growing numbers of informal workers while enforcing neo-liberal economic policies.

Tied to the land

12/21/2006 | Muhammad Ishtiaq

Pakistan has embarked on poverty reduction strategies that do not include land reform – a thorny issue in a country where most farmland belongs to wealthy landowners.

Wealth in a handful of grain

12/21/2006 | Frederico Katerere

Mozambique once had a strong network of rural banks. Since the banking sector was privatised those numbers have dwindled, leaving people little option but to hide their savings and hope.

World Bank’s vice president for South Asia replies to PRSP critics

10/18/2006 | Praful Patel

Responding to the World Bank's vice president for South Asia, Praful Patel, argues that the World Bank and Bangladesh are development partners – but that Bangladesh owns its anti-poverty plan.

Sale or sell out? Sri Lanka’s farmers and land reform

03/27/2006 | Tharuka Dissanaike

Although small farmers in Sri Lanka have been granted free land for over 70 years, they are forbidden from selling it. Now the government is considering opening up the land market.

Cartagena Protocol – what does Africa do now?

03/22/2006 | Ochieng' Ogodo

The Biosafety Protocol meeting in Brazil has concluded. But, as Ochieng' Ogodo reports, many African countries are concerned about their ability to implement the measures they've signed up to.

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