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Peace in the world or the world in pieces

It's International Day of Peace.
from World Peace Day on Sep 21, 2014.
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Appeal to world leaders ahead of climate talks

The human and financial costs of climate change are spiralling out of control, warns a development charity as thousands of people march for action.
from Oxfam on Sep 21, 2014.

UK-backed scheme for African agriculture slammed by NGOs

Ninety NGOs condemn the G7’s New Alliance for Food Security and Nutrition, as representatives of governments and multinational companies meet to discuss the controversial scheme.
from World Development Movement on Sep 21, 2014.

Researchers forecast world population of 11 billion by 2100

World population is likely to reach 11 billion by 2100, forecasts a study by university and UN researchers.
from University of Washington on Sep 19, 2014.

Weather-related disaster costs hit $490bn in five years, warns Oxfam

The cost of weather-related disasters since global leaders last met to discuss climate change is $490 billion, warns a development charity.
from Oxfam on Sep 19, 2014.
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China takes greater steps to reduce climate-changing emissions

Energy intensity in China declined 4.2 per cent, and the carbon intensity of its GDP fell 5 per cent in the first half of the year, compared with the same period in 2013.
from Worldwatch Institute on Sep 21, 2014.

Ebola outbreak highlights Liberia’s crisis of development policy

The ebola epidemic has been a crisis of Western-led “development” practices as much as it has of the fragility of African health care, says Ashoka Mukpo.
from Africa Arguments on Sep 19, 2014.
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China’s firms battle each other in Africa

Chinese state-owned enterprises bidding for contracts in Africa often find their rival is another giant Chinese state firm. Hu Jianlong reports from Uganda.
from China Dialogue on Sep 19, 2014.
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