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Frugal innovation might be useful in rich countries too

Europe can learn a lot from the 'frugal' products and services in India and other developing countries.
from Nesta on Aug 24, 2016.
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Kofi Annan to head rights probe in Myanmar's Rakhine state

Former UN Secretary General Kofi Annan is to head an inquiry into the human rights situation in Myanmar’s Rakhine state.
from Amnesty on Aug 25, 2016.

Indian has more TB cases than estimated, say researchers

India suffers from the world's highest burden of tuberculosis cases - but the incidence of the disease there may be underreported. .
from Down to Earth on Aug 25, 2016.

Finally - Colombian peace deal after 50 years of war

After over 50 years of war and four years of negotiation, the Colombian government and the FARC rebels agreed a peace deal in Cuba on Wednesday.
from Slate on Aug 25, 2016.

Watchdog accused of failing wildlife conservation

Rapid conversion of forests in South-East Asia have put more animals at risk of extinction but are not making it to the Red List of threatened species.
from SciDev.Net on Aug 25, 2016.
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Education 2040: Saikou’s day aboard the Tigerfish floating school

Saikou arrives early at the dock where the Tigerfish Floating School will pick him up.
from Worldwatch on Aug 25, 2016.

Microbeads: how did companies respond?

What's happened since the launch of a ranking of companies in terms of phasing out microbeads – the tiny terrors in many cosmetics that damage ecosystems and marine life.
from Greenpeace International on Aug 24, 2016.
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Flood-hit Bangladesh plans to keep food safe in home silos

Millions of Bangladeshis hit by devastating monsoon floods are being helped with emergency food and shelter, while efforts are made to improve disaster protection.
from Thomson Reuters Foundation on Aug 25, 2016.
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