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To boost ambition and accelerate actions to implement the Paris Agreement, the UN secretary general António Guterres is hosting a “climate action” summit in New York on 23 September. It [...]
Fri, Sep 20, 2019
Source: News from China Dialogue
The Yucatan peninsula has banned the harvest of sea cucumbers this year. This video asks how local fishers have been affected and what the future holds for this once-common sea [...]
Mon, Sep 16, 2019
Source: News from China Dialogue
As the second week of a major conference on desertification kicked off in Delhi, Narendra Modi highlighted the importance of cooperation between nations in the Global South to combat land [...]
Fri, Sep 13, 2019
Source: News from China Dialogue
Lamakera fisher Udin Umar holds up the harpoon he formerly used to hunt mantas. (Image: Nabiha Shahab)
Udin Umar is repairing his gillnets. Yesterday, he caught four spinetail devil rays and a bucket of small selar fish in the tropical waters off his home island of Solor [...]
Fri, Sep 13, 2019
Source: News from China Dialogue
About this investigation An in-depth investigation into the Meng Xin fleet of vessels operating in the territorial waters of Ghana was launched after several reports of fisheries infractions; Meng Xin vessels [...]
Thu, Sep 12, 2019
Source: News from China Dialogue
In May this year the Bangladesh Power Development Board halted approvals for new power plants because those already being constructed will be able to meet demand until 2030. There are [...]
Wed, Sep 11, 2019
Source: News from China Dialogue
 Compared to BAU, 2DS requires 68% lower carbon emissions in the B&RCs by 2050
Developing countries are forecast to emit more carbon dioxide than developed ones by mid-century. Chinese investment is projected to speed up that process in key countries linked to the Belt [...]
Tue, Sep 10, 2019
Source: News from China Dialogue
Mexico and China must team up to crack down on the illegal trade in prized Mexican rosewood – a dark, resistant wood that is made into traditional Asian furniture and [...]
Mon, Sep 09, 2019
Source: News from China Dialogue
As the world belatedly sets about reducing carbon emissions, the struggle between coal power and renewables for the future of China's electricity system has garnered a lot of attention. But [...]
Mon, Sep 09, 2019
Source: News from China Dialogue
Fast fashion is the most accessible form of clothing, available on any high street or arriving at your front door with the click of a button. Yet, low-quality garments, rapid production [...]
Thu, Sep 05, 2019
Source: News from China Dialogue

 

On September 16, the China Population Welfare Foundation's “China's Great Sickness Relief Project” was launched in Beijing to establish a long-term mechanism to prevent poverty due to illness. Li Jinhua, [...]
Wed, Sep 18, 2019
Source: China Development Brief
A beach cleanup activity has been organized in Sansha, on Hainan island, to mark International Coastal Cleanup Day, which falls on September 21st. International Coastal Cleanup Day started over 30 [...]
Mon, Sep 16, 2019
Source: China Development Brief
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The fifth edition of Tencent's 9/9 Charity Day, which officially ended on the 9th of September, has yet again broken all records for its scale and the amount of funds [...]
Wed, Sep 11, 2019
Source: China Development Brief
During a forum on online platforms for public fundraising held a few days ago, the Vice-Minister of Civil Affairs Wang Aiwen revealed that over the first half of 2019, the [...]
Tue, Sep 10, 2019
Source: China Development Brief
Editor's Note This is an abridged translation of an article by 新京报 (Beijing News) on a young mother from Shanghai who found she was unable to apply for maternity benefits because [...]
Mon, Sep 09, 2019
Source: China Development Brief
Editor's Note This is an adapted and edited translation of parts of a report originally published on the 26th of August 2019 by 中国社会组织动态, the official WeChat account of the Social [...]
Wed, Sep 04, 2019
Source: China Development Brief
Reports from last week suggest that a crackdown on social organizations that are considered to be illegal or to be conducting activities in violation of the law is currently taking [...]
Tue, Sep 03, 2019
Source: China Development Brief
Editor's Note This is an abridged translation of parts of an article published by 公益资本论, a Chinese-language WeChat account that produces analysis on social organizations and the charity sector. The article [...]
Tue, Aug 27, 2019
Source: China Development Brief
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Editor's Note This is an abbreviated and slightly modified translation of an article originally published by 北京晚报, and re-posted by the WeChat account of the China Philanthropy Research Institute at Beijing [...]
Mon, Aug 26, 2019
Source: China Development Brief
As reported by ChinaFile, five overseas NGOs have de-registered their representative offices in China over the last few months. The NGOs that de-registered are the Europe-China Culture and Economy Commission [...]
Wed, Aug 21, 2019
Source: China Development Brief

 

Von Uwe Hoering, Februar 2017: Vor einem Jahrzehnt schien es so, als würde ein ‚Schlafender Riese' geweckt: Afrika habe das Potential, zum Brotkorb der Welt' zu werden. Dafür wurde auf [...]
Wed, Feb 01, 2017
Source: News from Globe Spotting
Catch 'em young! Nachwuchssorgen in der Landwirtschaft; Konzernkontrolle über Saatgut durch 'Ranking'; Widerstand gegen Privatisierung erfolgreich; Heilongjiang wird Gentechnik-freie Provinz - jedenfalls vorerst; Peasant Studies: Explaining resistance and its absence; [...]
Fri, Dec 23, 2016
Source: News from Globe Spotting