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  1. Women Slowly Break Barriers in Bangladesh

    Friday, August 18, 2017

    DHAKA, Aug 18 (IPS) - When one thinks of Bangladesh, its political leadership naturally comes to mind as the leaders of the country's major parties are women, including the Prime Minister, the Opposition Leader and the Speaker of the National Parliament.

  2. Soy Changes Map of Brazil, Set to Become World’s Leading Producer

    Thursday, August 17, 2017

    RIO DE JANEIRO, Aug 17 (IPS) - "Our wealth lies in the climate, not in the land," said Antonio Galván, president of the Rural Union of Sinop, a municipality created just 37 years ago, which has prospered due to the continued expansion of soy in Brazil.

  3. When Policies Speak the Same Language, Africa’s Trade and Investment Will Listen

    Thursday, August 17, 2017

    MAPUTO, Aug 17 (IPS) - The rising Maputo-Catembe Bridge is a hard-to-miss addition to Mozambique's shoreline.

  4. What Does “Climate-Smart Agriculture” Really Mean? New Tool Breaks It Down

    Monday, August 14, 2017

    PORT OF SPAIN, Trinidad, Aug 14 (IPS) - A Trinidadian scientist has developed a mechanism for determining the degree of climate-smart agriculture (CSA) compliance with respect to projects, processes and products.

  5. Will Renewable Energies Finally Get Their Chance in Argentina?

    Monday, August 14, 2017

  6. Women Build Rural Infrastructure in Bangladesh

    Sunday, August 13, 2017

    DHAKA, Aug 13 (IPS) - Breaking all the social barriers and taboos, poor women in Bangladesh are now engaged in rural development works across the country as labourers.

  7. Promise or Peril? Africa’s 830 Million Young People by 2050

    Friday, August 11, 2017

    ACCRA, Ghana / NAIROBI, Kenya, Aug 11 (IPS) - Last month, Spanish charity workers rescued 167 migrants arriving from Africa aboard a small boat.

  8. Jordan Makes Strides Toward Inclusive Green Economy

    Thursday, August 10, 2017

    AMMAN, Aug 10 (IPS) - Jordan may be one of the smallest economies in the Middle East, but it has high ambitions for inclusive green growth and sustainable development despite the fact that it lies in the heart of a region that has been long plagued with wars and other troubles, says the Director-General of the Global Green Growth Institute (GGGI) Dr. Frank Rijsberman.

  9. Leadership Failure Perpetuates Stagnation

    Wednesday, August 09, 2017

    KUALA LUMPUR, Aug 09 (IPS) - What kind of leadership does the world need now? US President Franklin Delano Roosevelt's leadership was undoubtedly extraordinary. His New Deal flew in the face of the contemporary economic orthodoxy, begun even before Keynes' General Theory was published in 1936.

  10. Why New US Cold War with Russia Now

    Wednesday, August 09, 2017

    MOSCOW, Aug 09 (IPS) - Even before the imposition of new sanctions on Russia by Donald Trump and the ongoing fuss over Russian hackers undermining US democracy, Russian-American relations had deteriorated to a level not seen since the 1950s. Why?

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