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The Human Development Report (HDR) is an annual report by the United Nations Development Fund (UNDP) that looks at global development from a more holistic approach than just the rise and fall of national incomes. Rather, it looks at all the factors that enlarge people’s choices and opportunities, and enable them to lead full, productive lives.
2010 marked the 20th anniversary of the report, which takes a look…Continue
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Co-dependency among the unemployed constitutes an economic burden to the employed. The current dependency rate in developing nation is about 84%,this has the effect of depressing savings and consequently,investments. Without active investment from the working populace the economy will not grow well enough so as to absorb the unemployed.…Continue
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Bridget lost both parents to HIV. She's an orphan. She grew up in a part of Kenya with no access to clean water. Her community struggled with a lack of food. Add it all together and she shouldn't have been
standing there... the day we passed by.
This wasn't a planned show and tell...
But a few years ago, something started that would forever change…Continue
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"In 2011 there is a chance that we will get that much closer to those pre-crisis trend growth rates," said Razia Khan, head of African research for Standard Chartered Bank.
"We were looking at 6% to 7% growth rate in a number of frontier market economies -- that is the key expectation," she said.
Issuing a positive outlook, Khan, whose job is to investigate…Continue
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Rice production in sub-Saharan Africa was being outstripped by rapid population…Continue