Tagged: development

The Costs of Cups

The Costs of Cups

It is surely an unpopular topic when so much national pride seems to be placed on large international soccer tournaments, but while everyone is high-fiving each other or fuming about their team being eliminated, there is a tremendous cost for...

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I Can Offer You a Job

“I can offer you a job, you should stay longer; for many foreigners Mongolia is very interesting right now.” I tried hard to keep chewing my food, but in my head I was already calculating what life in UlaanBaatar would...

ctrp303 Blogging, Development, and Africa

ctrp303 Blogging, Development, and Africa

MP3 Audio [14 MB]DownloadShow URL In all the excitement of my trip to Istanbul last month, I failed to post 2 podcasts I recording during my time at the Re:publica conference in Berlin. So at long last I’m starting with...
 

bm265 Developing Ecotourism in Cambodia

bm265 Developing Ecotourism in Cambodia

MP3 Audio [13 MB]DownloadShow URL It is not easy to go to a country like Cambodia and develop an ecotourism project that involves preserving forests while generating income. Many obstacles will appear, not to mention the amount of people who...
 

Starving Out the Hungry

Starving Out the Hungry

Ever since Lindsay started writing for In These Times, I’ve become a regular reader of their work. One recent article on food donations from the US and how the food donation system works has sparked my attention as a topic...

Venezuela Gives the Most

Venezuela Gives the Most

I read a recent report from the AP that Venezuela gives more money to Latin American countries than the United States. An interesting fact, if it proves true. Through direct investment, aid, and grant programs, Hugo Chavez’s government has offered...