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Post-Conflict Economic Recovery

The UNDPs new report, Post-Conflict Economic Recovery: Enabling Local Ingenuity, is a "comprehensive analysis focusing on three critical factors: the importance of local ingenuity to guide recovery, the state’s role in promoting this ingenuity, and the policies needed to rebuild battered economies and reduce the risk of conflict recurrence. The study cites examples of countries that have succeeded in rekindling post-conflict economies and those that continue to flounder, discussing the… Continue

Added by Development Crossing on November 10, 2008 at 10:58am — 1 Comment

The Comedor and the Panadería, by Jacquelyn Koehler

Once on of the ten richest countries in the world, recurring political corruption and an economic crisis in 2001 has greatly impacted the economic stability of the country.

The Argentine “comedor” is a mixture of a soup kitchen and community forum depending on the location. Generally comedor’s provide one daily meal for people living in the community. These meals are either eaten at the comedor, or taken home to eat. Some comedors even act as a daycare or after school program where…

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Added by Mary on November 9, 2008 at 2:41pm — 2 Comments

Zeitgeist: Addendum

The most extraordinary 123 minute food for thought.

http://video. google.com/ videoplay? docid=7065205277 695921912

Added by Silvana Vucic Burns on November 9, 2008 at 7:00am — No Comments

Finding Volunteer Opportunities for Your Company: The Quick and Dirty Answers

Finding volunteer opportunities for your company can be tougher than expected. Here are some reasons why, and what you can do about it.





Trends come and go. Skinny… Continue

Added by Chris Jarvis on November 8, 2008 at 9:51am — No Comments

OBAMA VICTORY: ‘14th BRUMAIRE' OF US TECHNOCRACY, HEALING BEGINS

Erle Frayne Argonza



From my highland nest in Manila goes Big Kudos to Barack Obama & US Democrats!



My first elation has to do with the fact that Obama represents my generation of ‘post-industrial babies’, comprising of those aged 55 and younger. Obama represents a broader worldwide trend of leaders who are veering away from intolerant/polarized values towards one of ‘tolerance for difference’. My generation is the first among the emerging ‘global citizens’, and I could… Continue

Added by Erle Frayne Argonza on November 6, 2008 at 6:06am — No Comments

New Maasai products at Adupo

One of Mike's customers modelling a Maasai blanket available from www.adupo.com.



With Christmas fast approaching, I just wanted to let everyone know about our latest shipment of Maasai blankets, featuring some beautiful new styles. They can be seen at http://www.shopcreator.com/mall/departmentpage.cfm/Adupo/_154374/1/Blankets.

The blankets measure 195cm x 145 cm and have been imported directly from my business partner Mike Mwaniki… Continue

Added by Keith McGuinness on November 5, 2008 at 6:48pm — 3 Comments

PEACE & HEALING IN THE FORTHCOMING USA ELECTIONS

Bro. Erle Argonza / Guru Ra



[Healing Meditations 08-01. Writ 02 November 2008, Manila, Philippines.]



Citizens of Terra, Peace & Love!



Within a few days from now, on November the 6th, the USA electorate will choose a new set of federal leaders. As observed in all quarters, this giant pillar of the global economy is currently on a downspin in both the domestic and international fronts. Being Fellows of this planet, we cannot just stand by and show indifference… Continue

Added by Erle Frayne Argonza on November 3, 2008 at 3:35am — No Comments

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