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August 2011 Blog Posts (4)

Journalism fellowship for South Asian, you can apply

http://ijnet.org/opportunities/journalism-fellowship-open-south-asia

Journalism fellowship open [South Asia]

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Added by Sanjoy chaki on August 29, 2011 at 6:04 — No Comments

River Irrawaddy becomes political factor of Burma

It was notable, the Chairman of the Kachin Independence Organization (KIO), Lanyaw Zawng Hra sent an official letter dated May 16 to Hu Jintao, the President of the People’s Republic of China urging China to stop the controversial Myitsone dam construction on Irrawaddy River in Kachin State, Northern Burma, Kachin News Group (KNG) said on 23 May, 2011.

In the open letter the KIO warned Myitsone and six other hydroelectric power plant projects could lead to civil war between the KIA,…

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Added by Zin Linn on August 13, 2011 at 18:04 — 1 Comment

Head of Communications Job at IFPRI psoted 8/11/2011

IFPRI VACANCY POSTING

                                                                                   

POSITION # 11-184 (R)

 

(INTERNATIONALLY RECRUITED POSITION)

 

 

TITLE:                    COMMUNICATIONS DIVISION DIRECTOR

 

REPORTS TO:        SHENGGEN FAN, DIRECTOR…

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Added by Yassir Islam on August 11, 2011 at 21:28 — No Comments

Socially drought demeans, economically aid is politicized

Young children in the drought stricken countries in horn of Africa are likely to suffer the long effects of malnutrition including poor brain development.

Health officials working at the refugee camps say that most young children arrive at the camp exhausted, weak with intense malnutrition and diarrhea. They have to be fed intravenously because they cannot eat solid food.  

The UN has appealed for another 1.4 million dollars to combat the drought in the coming three months,…

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Added by Nevill Misigo Kavuludi on August 5, 2011 at 17:18 — No Comments

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