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Farming could be key to solving youth unemployment in Africa

Originally posted on Foundation for Young Farmers:
Farming by machete and hoe does not appeal to young Africans – or policymakers. Photograph: Dan Chung for the Guardian Agriculture employs most of Africa‘s young people and is likely to continue to…

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EXCLUSIVE: The founder of “The Thirst Project” talks to Charity Spring

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Safe drinking water and working sanitation systems on World Plumbing Day

Originally posted on Sciencelens:
Today, 11 March, is World Plumbing Day. The day, initiated by the World Plumbing Council, is aimed at promoting and celebrating the “the important role plumbing plays in the health and safety of modern society”. Plumbing…

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Violence against women: the most ignored obstacle for development?

My fellow blogger slendermeans tells us how ActionAid highlights violence against women as an obstacle for development. We’ve talked here about efforts to end hunger and for that, I’m convinced that women’s empowerment is key.

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Do you give a shit?

My fellow blogger ScienceLens tells us that today is World Toilet Day. You might like to check out that post, including the animation and the link about ‘stop making fun of World Toilet Day!’ As you know, infectious disease is … Continue reading

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Shortage of productive people

My fellow blogger k2p says that by 2100, a world population decline and a shortage of a “productive population” will be the problem.

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