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MDG8: Develop a Global Partnership for Development

MDG8: Develop a Global Partnership for Development
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Nepal’s Poverty Alleviation Fund employs radios

Nov 02, 2012 11:00 AM Poverty Alleviation Fund in Nepal is combining participatory approach with radio and telecommunications platforms to engage the communities.
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Public private prank

Oct 15, 2012 12:05 PM Public-private partnerships (PPPs) in infrastructure are on the cusp of disaster, writes Sunita Narain, Director General of CSE.
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Forum in India to dwell on ‘good life’ initiatives

Oct 15, 2012 09:00 AM Forum will focus on aspects that make for a good life in the present and in the future in different countries of the world.
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UN’s new checklist to manage forests

Jul 24, 2012 05:05 PM The United Nations Food and Agriculture Organisation (FAO) and the World Bank latest publication Framework for Assessing and Monitoring Forest Governance will assist the countries assess the governance of their forest resources.

Global alliance to save troubled oceans

Feb 28, 2012 02:00 PM A global partnership for oceans, facilitated by The World Bank, brings governments, scientists, advocacy organistaions, the private sector and international public institutions to tackle over-exploitation of marine resources.
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The politics of climate change

Feb 23, 2012 11:45 AM Praful Bidwai's book The Politics of Climate Change and the Global Crisis: Mortgaging Our Future presents an insightful and stern view on climate change and a corresponding advocacy to prevent this change.

When aid meets arsenic in Nepal

Feb 23, 2012 12:00 AM After the discovery of unsafe levels of arsenic in Nepal's groundwater more than a decade ago, government officials and aid groups are finally taking a critical look at whether their efforts have made a difference.
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Clean energy for a greener future

Feb 09, 2012 05:58 PM The fifth edition of the 'Cool IT Leaderboard' report, prepared by Greenpeace India, ranks 21 IT companies according to their clean energy leadership potential, willingness to embrace clean energy solutions and potential to influence energy decisions.
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Global partnerships essential for sustainable development: Ban Ki-moon

Jan 30, 2012 06:33 PM UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon has emphasised the importance of private investment to ensure universal and sustainable energy access.
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Global partnerships to get a push at Delhi summit

Jan 20, 2012 08:40 PM The 12th annual development summit organsied by TERI in the Indian capital will provide a platform for international deliberations on issues of long-term sustainable development.
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Chinese aid to boost Nepal's infrastructure

Jan 17, 2012 11:17 AM China offered $119 mn in aid to its southern neighbour Nepal to bosst infrastructure and security during a brief and surprise visit by Chinese Premier.
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It's time for sustainable development

Jan 05, 2012 12:51 PM Will the upcoming environmental summit – Rio+20 – be able to build a consensus to shift the post-MDG agenda from poverty to sustainable development, explores journalist Julia Day.
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UN launches scheme for hunger-free Afghan cities

Jan 04, 2012 02:30 PM United Nations has launched a food subsidy programme in partnership with the Afghan government to provide guaranteed access to food for the urban poor.
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Israel, Palestine resume peace talks

Jan 04, 2012 12:15 PM Jordan has welcomed the first Israel-Palestine meeting in more than a year even as Israel continues to build contentious Jewish settlements in West Bank.
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Bangladesh criticises lip service to climate fund

Jan 03, 2012 05:30 PM The developed world is making 'dismal' efforts to disburse climate fund for poor and vulnerable nations, says Bangladeshi foreign minister.
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India opens stock market for foreign investors

Jan 02, 2012 11:09 AM Indian government has decided to open up its stock market to individual foreign investors from January 15 in an attempt to boost country’s faltering economy.
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Declining aid threatens Afghan food security

Dec 26, 2011 12:01 PM Hunger looms on Afghanistan as waning food aid will force to withdraw UN backed agriculture schemes and school feeding programmes for children.
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World Bank sanctions development aid to Pakistan

Dec 23, 2011 12:08 PM The World Bank has announced that it would provide Pakistan with $5.5 billion in development aid over the next two years.
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Climate-equity is the next frontier

Dec 19, 2011 05:37 PM To avoid catastrophic climatic changes, an effective global collaboration is essential. And this co-operation will be meaningful only if its fair and equitable, writes Indian environmentalist Sunita Narain.

UN launches 'Decade on Biodiversity'

Dec 19, 2011 12:05 PM The United Nations has launched the Decade on Biodiversity from 2011-2020 to prevent loss of species and ecosystems and encourage humanity to live in harmony with nature.
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