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A sustainable international food system that feeds people better would be a global “win-win”, according to a major scientific report that calls for urgent action by individuals, governments and industry. The [...]
Thu, Jan 17, 2019
Source: News from China Dialogue
Mention climate change and some will think of Pacific island states disappearing under glacial meltwater. Or global apocalypse like that depicted in The Day After Tomorrow. Calmer heads may consider [...]
Wed, Jan 16, 2019
Source: News from China Dialogue
After three years of struggle, Josué Ribeiro is finally hopeful again. He used to have a construction job on the Comperj project, the site of an oil refinery in Itaboraí, Rio [...]
Tue, Jan 15, 2019
Source: News from China Dialogue
Southeast Asia's energy demand is expected to grow by two-thirds by 2040, requiring massive investment in new energy generation and transmission. Installed capacity will double from 240 gigawatts to 565 [...]
Mon, Jan 14, 2019
Source: News from China Dialogue
Coastal and island countries are increasingly looking to the sea to provide food and jobs for their growing populations in an uncertain global economy. Roughly one third of the world's [...]
Fri, Jan 11, 2019
Source: News from China Dialogue
On a cold winter's morning, 60-year-old Li Min carries a bag of food waste to a station at her apartment complex in Jinsong, Beijing. She has made the trip every [...]
Thu, Jan 10, 2019
Source: News from China Dialogue
Cage nets for commercial fish farming are now a common sight along the rivers of north-eastern Thailand's Isan region, especially the Phong, Chi and Man. The most widely farmed species [...]
Thu, Jan 10, 2019
Source: News from China Dialogue
China scored some notable triumphs in its relations with Latin America and the Caribbean in 2018. First signalled by Trinidad and Tobago in May, countries throughout the region embraced China's [...]
Wed, Jan 09, 2019
Source: News from China Dialogue
Nile perch threatened
Eunice Atieno Ong'iro, 34, slices open a Nile perch and pulls out an off-white organ, hardly a fistful in size. She places it on a scale, jots down its weight [...]
Mon, Jan 07, 2019
Source: News from China Dialogue
Xiaocuo is a coastal fishing village in Quanzhou, Fujian province in south-east China
One lunchtime in November last year, Zhang Yan, from Xiaocuo, a village in Quanzhou, Fujian province, walked into his kitchen and was met by an acrid odour that made him [...]
Fri, Jan 04, 2019
Source: News from China Dialogue

 

The 2018 NGO Seminar on International Disaster Relief was organized by the China Charity Alliance and the Research Center for Risks Governance and Innovation of the Beijing Normal University on [...]
Fri, Jan 18, 2019
Source: China Development Brief
The launching ceremony of “Access to Satellite TV for 10,000 African Villages” Nigeria Project was held on January 14 in Kpaduma, a suburban village in the Federal Capital Territory. Kpaduma [...]
Thu, Jan 17, 2019
Source: China Development Brief
The China Philanthropy Conference 2018 was held in Beijing on the 14th of January to celebrate the 40th anniversary of reform and opening-up, and summarize and look back upon the [...]
Wed, Jan 16, 2019
Source: China Development Brief
The first survey of Chinese who give or have given monthly donations to charities was conducted in November 2018. The survey was carried out by the Fundraising Center, the China [...]
Fri, Jan 11, 2019
Source: China Development Brief
According to the “Research Report on Internet Behaviour of Chinese Teenagers”, published by the China Internet Network Information Center, there were 79 million teenage internet users in the Chinese countryside [...]
Thu, Jan 10, 2019
Source: China Development Brief
The Charity Times reported yesterday on some interesting data from the Ministry of Civil Affairs concerning China's charity sector in 2018. The data comes from the “National Civil Affairs Work [...]
Tue, Jan 08, 2019
Source: China Development Brief
It has been reported that the government of Yunnan Province recently released the Implementation Measures for the Mandatory Reporting System of Domestic Violence. Yunnan is the first province in China [...]
Tue, Jan 08, 2019
Source: China Development Brief
The Jiangsu High People's Court made a final decision on the “Changzhou poisonous land case” on December 27th, waiving the “sky-high” legal expenses imposed on the two NGOs by the [...]
Thu, Jan 03, 2019
Source: China Development Brief
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The China Lingshan Council for the Promotion of Philanthropy recently put together two wide-ranging selections of Chinese laws, regulations and policies on charity. The first selection focuses on national laws [...]
Sat, Dec 29, 2018
Source: China Development Brief
Editor's Note This is a summary of an article that originally appeared in 网易数读 on the 22nd of December 2018, under the title ”3600万流动儿童,和消失的农村学生” (36 million migrant children and disappeared students [...]
Thu, Dec 27, 2018
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