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, por Science and Development Network (SciDev.Net)

¡Energía solar para la gente!

Los obstáculos técnicos para una energía solar eficiente se reducen a tiempo que la economía y la política aún impiden su adopción generalizada entre los pobres.
SciDev.Net destaca las oportunidades tecnológicas y los retos sociales y políticos alrededor de la energía solar para los pobres, mediante (...)

, par Pambazuka

Homosexualité, homophobie et HIV/SIDA au Sénégal

La lutte contre le VIH/SIDA ne peut occulter la prise en charge des groupes hautement vulnérables tels que les travailleuses du sexe et les hommes ayant des rapports sexuels avec d’autres hommes (MSM en sigle anglais qui signifie Men having sex with Men). Ces MSM, depuis les arrestations et (...)

, por ADITAL

Jornalismo Ambiental: da marginalidade às capas de jornais

Nos últimos anos, o conceito de sustentabilidade passou a permear muitos setores da sociedade. Ele evoluiu, principalmente, de um parâmetro utilizado pelas ONGs para indicadores empresariais, como o Índice de Sustentabilidade da Bovespa (ISE), os indicadores Global Reporting Iniciative (GRI), que (...)

, por BOFF Leonardo

A Terra tem direitos?

O que importa não é a salvação do status quo, mas a salvação da vida e do sistema Terra. Esta é a nova centralidade, que redefinirá os rumos da política, afirma neste artigo o teólogo Leonardo Boff. Leia mais

, por Pambazuka

A educação e a democracia deveriam ser uma construção comum

Nesta entrevista Josephine Ouedraogo discute o papel essencial que a educação tem na construção das democracias em África, além de colocar em questão o papel do relatório da ONU sobre educação neste continente. Ela atenta que a participação efetiva dos movimentos sociais de base é essencial para se atingir (...)

, by Common Dreams

We Cannot ’Techno-Fix’ Our Way to a Sustainable Future

This week, California will host the Asilomar International Conference on Climate Intervention Technologies. The conference follows hearings last week in the US House of Representatives and a report from the UK Committee on Science and Technology, as well as a recent report from the Government (...)

, by IPS

Africa’s Success Stories in Gender Empowerment

Whenever gender empowerment is a vibrant topic of discussion internationally, some of the countries in Europe, Asia and Latin America are invariably singled out for their success stories in politics, education, health care or civil liberties even as Africa is mostly left out of political (...)

U.N. Report Presents a Richer View of Poverty

What does it mean to be poor in 2010? In monetary terms, the number of people living below the official extreme-poverty threshold of $1.25 per day in developing nations has declined. In fact, according to the World Bank’s benchmarks, the extreme poverty rate worldwide has tumbled from about 50 (...)

, by PNUE

Urgent Need to Prepare Developing Countries for Surge in E-Wastes

A UNEP report forecasts rocketing sales of cell phones, gadgets, appliances in China, India, elsewhere. Proper e-waste collection, recycling is the key to recovering valuable materials, protecting health, building new green economy. Read more. Also (...)

, by IPS

Beijing+15

IPS - TerraViva reports on Beijing+15 Conference with articles on the situation of women and women’s rights worldwide as well as reports on women’s issues progress in international institutions. Read more

, par Vivagora

Brevetabilité des gènes : les Etats-Unis réouvrent le dossier

par Yaroslav Pigenet

Après la décision de l’Europe de limiter ou révoquer les brevets revendiqués par le laboratoire privé Myriad Genetics sur deux gènes impliqués dans le cancer du sein, le débat sur la brevetabilité du patrimoine génétique humain rebondit aux Etats-Unis. Plusieurs universités américaines et d’association de (...)

, by Pambazuka

Africa, geology and the march of the development technocrats

Jason Hickel asks whether ‘environmental determinism’ – the theory that Africa’s development has been hindered as a result of ‘the environmental conditions that Africans inhabit’ – accurately explains Africa’s poverty. While he commends its attempt to stop blaming underdevelopment ’on the presumed (...)

The Cleveland Model

Something important is happening in Cleveland: a new model of large-scale worker- and community-benefiting enterprises is beginning to build serious momentum in one of the cities most dramatically impacted by the nation’s decaying economy. The Evergreen Cooperative Laundry (ECL)—a worker-owned, (...)

Les Objectifs du Millénaire pour le Développement en question face à la crise

Actes du colloque du 12 Octobre 2009 à l’Hôtel de Ville de Paris

La Coalition française de l’Action mondiale contre la pauvreté (AMCP) fait partie des coalitions nationales qui se sont créées en 2005 à l’occasion de la cam- pagne mondiale lancée à Porto-Alegre. Toutes ras- semblent des acteurs de solidarité internationale et de lutte contre l’exclusion (...)

, por EcoPortal

El IIRSA y sus megaproyectos en la Amazonía. Entrevista a Jaime Corisepa

Por Pablo Cingolani

Los TLC es la estrategia para que los pueblos indígenas desaparezcan. Según Jaime, la expresión más clara de los TLC son los proyectos que se impulsan bajo la sigla del IIRSA. Dice que estan en una etapa de sensibilización contra los proyectos del “famoso” IIRSA. Tienen impactos negativos demasiado (...)

, por Pambazuka

Repensar a ajuda ao desenvolvimento

por Samir Amin

O condicionamento, definido pelo alinhamento dos princípios da mundialização liberal, é omnipresente: favorizar a liberalização, abrir os mercados, tornar-se atrativo para os investidores estrangeiros privados. Super creditar que os meios de controle político pela tríade Estados Unidos, Europa e (...)

, by Himal Southasian

Good on paper

With the government incapable of designing Nepal’s school education, bilateral and multilateral donors are forced to step in. As a result, Nepali education has for decades lurched from one internationally assisted mega-project to another. Read (...)

, by Pambazuka

African Views and Solidarity with Haiti

Under the title “Haiti: Microcosm of the crisis of development”, issue 467 of Pambazuka News, "the authoritative electronic weekly newsletter and platform for social justice in Africa", features several articles on the Haiti quake, its causes and the political lessons to be drawn from this (...)