Thursday, December 23, 2010

Overnight links for December 23rd

The government in Bangladesh is raising more questions about the operations of the Grameen Bank. From BD News 24 we find out what the new complaint is about. 

China already has a fifth of the world's population and is able to manage feeding them all fairly well. A story in the Guardian says that commodity food price shocks might make it harder for China in the future. Writer Jonathan Watts recorded the comments of a U.N. expert on the subject.

Nepal's education system still faces one stiff challenge, continuing the classes during natural disasters. From the IPS writer Damakant Jayshi talks about the eduction system efforts to become secure during tragedy.    

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