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What Developing Nations Can Learn From Greece, The Washington Consensus and the International Monetary Fund

As Greece’s bail-out program expires tonight with the failure of Athens to pay €1.6bn ($1.78bn) owed to the International Monetary Fund (IMF), not only will the country become the first advanced economy to default to the fund in its 71-year history, it will also become the IMF’s biggest debtor. 1,807 more words

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Hello World:  We are World Soles:  “Collecting Shoes for Others to Use”

The mission of World Soles is to improve health and economic outcomes in developing nations, reduce wastes, and support the social causes of our partners.  12 more words

Developing Nations

Watch: The Real Hip-Hop

A girlfriend of mine sent over this video and I was instantly moved. It’s a short documentary by Nas and The Guardian on how hip-hop affects different cultures. 76 more words

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Site / Sight

Eyeglasses are both ubiquitous and essential, forming a glossy barrier through which 60% of the global population should ideally interpret their surrounding environment. While glasses are associated with fashion and consumer culture, they are, on the most basic level, essential for the utilitarian necessity of sight. 1,083 more words

Teaching all young people universal basic skills by 2030 will give a huge boost to the GDP

Ministers and education officials from a wide range of countries and international agencies recently converged on Incheon in the Republic of Korea to discuss a new set of development goals at the  1,052 more words

Drones - Electricity - Africa

Most readers would wonder what these three words might have in common; power distribution integrity. One major factor hindering power distribution in the African continent and most developing nations is the poor return on investment when electricity is stolen by local communities.  346 more words

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Connecting Asia

When it comes to speed of adoption, nothing quite compares to how quickly South-East Asian countries’ mobile penetration rose in the last five years. The most competitive economies in South-East Asia (according to the World Economic Forum’s  586 more words

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