Technology and Innovation Aim at Greater Food Security

Technology and Innovation Aim at Greater Food Security

Cydney Hargis – IPS – Monday, 29 July 2013 (originally published 27 Jul) WASHINGTON, Jul 27 2013 (IPS) – In the face of global climate change and currency devaluation, improved strategies are being used to combat high international poverty and malnutrition rates, and to increase global food security.  The  administrator of  the the U.S. Agency […]

Overflowing classrooms continue to battle illiteracy in Jordan

Overflowing classrooms continue to battle illiteracy in Jordan

Munir Atalla for OpenDemocracy – WNN Learning! (WNN/OD) Amman, JORDAN, WESTERN ASIA: Having no significant natural resources like our neighbors in the Gulf, and no coastline like Mediterranean countries, Jordan has always seemed intentionally delineated to be void of natural wealth. At times, this has been more of a blessing than a curse. Either way, […]

As arrests are made in Malala Yousufzai case human rights prevail

As arrests are made in Malala Yousufzai case human rights prevail

WNN Breaking   (WNN) Karachi, PAKISTAN: “We will not be stopped from getting an education,” said one of the girl classmates of the recently shot yet miraculously surviving, Pakistani human rights hero, Ms. Malala Yousufzai. Malala has been known throughout her region as a remarkable teenager and a highly intelligent girl who recently turned 15-years-old. […]

Family Planning for Women in Conflict Areas Seen as Crucial

Family Planning for Women in Conflict Areas Seen as Crucial

James Butty – Voice of America – Friday,  13 July 2012 ( originally published  11 Jul) Wednesday is World Population Day, and the United Nations Population Fund says reproductive health is crucial for development. Dr. Dhammika Perera, senior technical advisor for global reproductive health programs at the International Rescue Committee (IRC), said his organization believes […]