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Investing in Small-Scale Farmers Can Help Lift Over 1 Billion People Out of Poverty - UN Report
Society & Culture  (tags: agriculture, development, environment, ethics, farms, food, humans, interesting, news, report, security, society, U.N., World Environment Day )

Rosemary
- 452 days ago - un.org
Given the right conditions and targeted support, small farmers can unleash a new and sustainable agricultural revolution, the United Nations environment agency a partner agricultural development organization reported today on the eve of World Environment
ACTION ALERT: Help Kids With Special Needs Succeed in School ! - PLEASE SIGN !
Society & Culture  (tags: children, school, education, congress, disabilities, development )

Simone
- 1207 days ago - thepetitionsite.com
Every year, millions of children with disabilities or at risk of developmental delays enter school already behind other kids their age. Without early therapy and treatment, many will never catch up.
AUSTRALIA: Wild River Laws 'Holding Back' Indigenous Future
Society & Culture  (tags: society, politics, NATIVE RIGHTS, DEVELOPMENT, news, rights, humans, culture, world, law, government )

Cal
- 1370 days ago - abc.net.au
A young Indigenous leader has told a federal parliamentary inquiry that Queensland's Wild Rivers laws are denying his people a prosperous future.
Were Russians Beaten for Defending a Forest?
Society & Culture  (tags: activists, environment, world, rights, violence, development, politics of development, oethics, crime, politics, society, corruption, news, humans, culture, abuse )

Cal
- 1384 days ago - globalpost.com
The Khimki Forest affair captivates a country tired of sprawl and unexplained violence.Since 2008, locals who have protested the transformation of their city have been systematically intimidated, arrested and beaten. One was left brain damaged. Another re
WEST AFRICA: Black-Eyed Peas Key to Economic Development
Society & Culture  (tags: world, society, politics, culture, economy, development )

Cal
- 1430 days ago - ipsnews.net
The black-eyed pea, commonly known as the cowpea, is the new kid on the block when it comes to improving the welfare of women and their families in West Africa, researchers say
KENYA: Lack of City Planning to Hurt More Citizens
Society & Culture  (tags: politics, rights, world, planning, government, development, urbanization, society, ethics, culture, law )

Cal
- 1484 days ago - ipsnews.net
Thousands of Kenyan urban dwellers, rich and poor, live in fear that their homes or building investments could soon be demolished as the country struggles to keep up with the rapid urbanisation of cities.
CAMBODIA: Conflicts Simmer Over Land Concessions
Society & Culture  (tags: development, Third World, world, society, politics, culture, freedoms, government )

Cal
- 1600 days ago - ipsnews.net
When villagers in Kandal province near the Cambodian capital blocked National Road 2 in early April, it was just the latest protest by rural villagers angered by yet another alleged land grab.
Wiccans Pray for Tree's Preservation
Society & Culture  (tags: environment, Wicca, development, contruction, protest, protection )

Michele
- 2582 days ago - citizen-times.com
Asheville NC: 30 people circled an old magnolia tree, chanting a Wiccan prayer to protect it from development near City-County Plaza. A developer plans to build retail space and 40 condominiums on the site.Construction is expected to begin in spring 2008.
   

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