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2004-04-22

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In Africa, malaria kills an African child every 30 seconds. Together with HIV/AIDS and TB, malaria is one of the major public health challenges undermining development...

Mobile phones connect producers to markets
 
Mobile phones are bringing the benefits of information and communication...

This article first appeared in the Spring 2011 edition of UniWorld, a publication of the Association of Universities and Colleges of Canada’s Partnership Programs Division.

Whether its internationalization strategy is...

The Philippine province of Palawan, composed of a narrow archipelago of 1,700 islands tucked along the western border of the Philippines, is breathtakingly beautiful — and poor. Many of its people do not have potable water, adequate...
An interdisciplinary research team of scientists and farmers is helping to defeat hunger and poverty in a poor mountain region of Viet Nam, which still displays scars from the Viet Nam War. ​

Located on a branch of the former 'Ho Chi...

A notable victory has been scored in the battle against tobacco in South Africa where smoking has been rated the second highest health concern.
Mining has been a central part of Chile's culture since pre-colonial times.
If you're a subsistence farmer in sub-Saharan Africa, you probably don't have much extra money for fertilizer. But fertilizer is what you need to enrich the phosphate-poor tropical soil that you till. Phosphorus encourages early rooting,...
Decades of guerrilla campaigns, military counterstrikes, and the relentless war on the drug trade have taken a devastating toll on Colombian culture and society. In response to this attack on the country’s social and cultural environment, a...

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