Posts Tagged ‘Development’

Cooperation Jackson’s food sovereignty initiatives help with sustainable community development, economic democracy, and community ownership in the deep South

Image Credit: Cooperative Jackson A little over a year ago Abrianni Perry, a 28-year-old transplant from Houston, came to Cooperation Jackson to learn about cooperatives from people who’ve been doing it for decades. She’s been happily plunging her hands into the rich West Jackson, Mississippi ever since.  “It’s a beautiful thing to be able to […]

Breaking With The Defunct Idea Of Development

Above photo: El Encanto del Sur. Tourism in Nicaragua. A longer version of this article was included in the book “The Revolution Won’t Be Stopped: Nicaragua Advances Despite US Unconventional Warfare” published by the AfGJ. Go to p. 123. One of the particularities of tourism in Nicaragua is its democratization. Since the Sandinista government won elections in […]

Effect of Your pH on the Development and Growth of Cancer

By Dr. Veronique Desaulniers The human body’s entire metabolic process depends on one critical factor – the pH of the plasma fluids.  The pH scale is very simple. The lower the readings on the pH scale are acidic and the higher readings are more alkaline. Through homeostasis, the body maintains a healthy plasma pH of […]

A Cold War Power Play At The Inter-American Development Bank

The election of former Trump advisor Mauricio Claver-Carone as president of the Inter-American Development Bank is a sign of the Trump administration’s intent to turn Latin America into an unwilling partner in the New Cold War on China. Having launched his presidential campaign by labeling migrants from south of the U.S.-Mexico border as “rapists and […]

Watch live: 172 countries signed up to vaccines development programme, WHO announces

Watch the WHO Director-General Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus lead a briefing on the ongoing coronavirus pandemic in the player above. 172 countries have now signed up for a vaccine development programme that will ensure an equitable distribution of a COVID-19 vaccine, the World Health Organization (WHO) has announced. The milestone was marked by the sending out […]

Public Money to Plunder the Planet: Development Banks Fund Big Meat and Dairy

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A flurry of recent news shows that international development banks have ramped up public money to factory farms and mega-dairies in the last decade. The World Bank alone spent US$1.8 billion on these operations, with over half of the funds going to Big Dairy, contributing to both rising emissions and increasing corporate concentration. IATP’s Milking […]

BRICS countries bet on digital technologies to boost development of small and medium-sized businesses

   Russia’s Ministry of Economic Development has held an online roundtable discussion on the support and development of small and medium enterprises (SMEs) within the five-member BRICS trade alliance. The video conference was attended by government officials and representatives of public and business structures. They exchanged experiences and best practices on using digital technologies for […]

Google Promises Ethical Principles to Guide Development of Military AI

Update: Leaked Emails Show Google Expected Lucrative Military Drone AI Work to Grow Exponentially Via: The Intercept: FOLLOWING THE REVELATION in March that Google had secretly signed an agreement with the Pentagon to provide cutting edge artificial intelligence technology for drone warfare, the company faced an internal revolt. About a dozen Google […]

Glyphosate Hurts Gut Microbiome, Genes and Sexual Development at ‘Safe’ Dose

Heather Callaghan, Contributor Waking Times Glyphosate-based herbicides like Monsanto’s Roundup are used the world over. In fact, Roundup is still the most popular and widely used weedkiller in the entire world. Pesticide propagandists are fond of leaning on the idea of “safe” dose, but can there really be a safe dose for a substance […]

Philly Neighborhood Achieves Inclusive Development And Control Through Community Land Trust

Philly Neighborhood Achieves Inclusive Development And Control Through Community Land Trust Above Photo:  “Temple University Station,” Adam Moss In Philadelphia, the Community Justice Land Trust is helping preserve a community in the face of rising land values and speculation in the city’s Eastern North section, near Temple University, reports Patrick Sisson in Curbed. Sisson notes that a decade […]

Georgia welcomes presence of Iran companies in development projects

IRNA – Georgia’s First Vice Prime Minister Dimitry Kumsishvili said on Monday that Georgia welcomes the participation of Iranian companies in the development of a large number of projects in the country. Kumsishvili, also the minister of economy and sustainable development of Georgia, made the remarks in a meeting with Iran’s Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad […]

UNESCO highlights Iran’s capacities in sports for peace and development

un.org.ir– UNESCO and the University of Tehran celebrated the 5th International Day of Sport for Development and Peace to highlight the importance of investment in physical activities for the present and future of the country. At a ceremony that was hosted by the Faculty of Sports and Physical Education of the University of Tehran, Alexander […]

The Russian-Iranian dialogue as good event for further development of bilateral relations

Valdai Discussion Club– The Russian-Iranian dialogue is a good opportunity to establish a new atmosphere and exchange views between academicians and university experts, politicians and intellectuals. I can say, that this is a very good event for further development of relations between Iran and Russia. The relations between Russia and Iran, if you look at […]

Free-range children? Unstructured play is critical for kids & their brain development

     Unstructured play is play without predetermined rules of the game. There are no organized teams, uniforms, coaches or trainers. It is spontaneous, often made-up on the spot, and changeable as the day goes on. It is the kind of play you see when puppies chase each other around a yard in endless circles or […]

Research Measures How Nature and Activity Affect Brain Development in Children

Anna Hunt, Staff Writer Waking Times Nature’s influence on physical brain structure and mental health may be much more powerful than we give it credit. Yes, it has a way of helping people unwind, but it also seems to affect actual brain development in children. Researchers at the Barcelona Institute for Global Health (ISGlobal) […]

Stunning development: Students bled out while emergency medical teams were ordered to STAND DOWN, delayed from entering the building

(Natural News) You’ve probably been thinking to yourself, “Something doesn’t add up” about the Parkland, Florida school shooting. It’s becoming increasingly obvious to every intelligent observer that someone wanted to maximize the body count from the shooting. Consider the irrefutable evidence that’s been widely reported across the media: #1) Deputy Scot Peterson […]

Sustainable Development: Code for Reorganizing Human Society

February 21, 2018 By Tom DeWeese It’s in every community in the nation. We hear it talked about in county commission meetings and state legislatures. It’s even used in advertising as a positive practice for food processing and auto sales. It’s used as the model for building materials, power sources and […]

New Human Memory Technology in Development: Another Potential Mind Control Tool?

By Paul A. Philips Recent neurological research at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) has yielded some interesting radical insights into how our brains work with regard to memory formation. It has led to the ongoing development of new memory technology that enables neuroscientists to locate, enhance or even erase specific memories. It […]

The Modern parenting techniques that hinder Brain development

     Modern parenting practices and cultural beliefs are hurting children’s development, a child psychology expert argues. Professor Darcia Narvaez of the University of Notre Dame, who studies how early life experiences affect brain development, said: “Life outcomes for American youth are worsening, especially in comparison to 50 years ago. Ill-advised practices and beliefs have become […]

Eggs are brain food: Study shows eggs improve infant brain development

(Natural News) It turns out, eggs aren’t just good for you, it can also be good for babies too, according to researchers from the Brown School at Washington University in St. Louis. In the study, they discovered that introducing eggs to newborn children starting at six months resulted in higher blood centralizations of choline and docosahexaenoic […]

Russia begins development of Syrian bases to host nuclear warships & warplanes

The bases in Tartus and Khmeimim are among a handful of military installations Russia has in foreign nations. Earlier this year, Russia and Syria finalized an agreement regulating the presence of Russian troops in Syria. Khmeimim Airbase, located near Latakia, and the naval site in the port city of Tartus have both been handed over […]

Taoist Yoga for Spiritual Cultivation and Personal Development

Dylan Charles, EditorWaking Times The spiritual development of all people is a lofty endeavor, yet quite necessary in these interesting times. Never before has the world had such complete access to tools for spiritual advancement, and in this sea of esoteric and practical knowledge, certain practices for spiritual cultivation stand out as especially effective and […]

Resistance Axis Victory in Syria is a Positive Development for World Peace

Niraj Srivastava21st Century Wire The 3rd of November marks an important turning point in the Syrian war, which has been raging for more than six years. It was on that day that the Syrian Arab Army (SAA) and its allies captured the provincial capital of Deir Ezzore, most of which had been under the control […]

UK International Development Secretary to be sacked after secretly planning to funnel aid to Israeli army

     Priti Patel is expected to be sacked later today after evidence that she misled Theresa May over further secret meetings with Israeli politicians. The International Development Secretary has cut short a trip to Africa to rush back for a second confrontation with a furious Prime Minister in Downing Street. Her sudden return comes after […]

Sustainable Development: Have We Made Progress Since the Publication of the 1987 Brundtland Report?

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Gene Editing Reveals New Insights About Early Human Development

British scientists have used a genome editing tool known as CRISPR/Cas9 to knock out a gene in embryos just a few days old, testing the technique’s ability to decipher key gene functions in early human development. The researchers said their experiments, using a technology that is the subject of fierce international debate because of fears […]

Scientists Edit Embryos’ Genes to Study Early Human Development

Source: Reuters British scientists have used a genome editing tool known as CRISPR/Cas9 to knock out a gene in embryos just a few days old, testing the technique’s ability to decipher key gene functions in early human development. The researchers said their experiments, using a technology that is the subject of fierce […]

Bill Gates Funding MIT Development of Micro Implants to Automatically Give Babies Vaccines

By Jay Syrmopoulos Cambridge, MA – A new discovery could revolutionize the way childhood vaccines are administered, as engineers at MIT have invented a way for multiple doses of a vaccine or drug to be given over an extended period of time with only one injection. The process involves the invention of a “new 3-D fabrication method […]

N. Korea will ‘never step back an inch’ from nuclear arms development – diplomat to UN

“The DPRK will never place its self-defense nuclear deterrence on the negotiating table or step back from the  path it took to bolster the national nuclear force,” a North Korean diplomat stated at the UN disarmament forum in Geneva, as cited by Reuters. N. Korea threatens Guam attack in latest propaganda film (VIDEO) The envoy […]

Mozambican government mulls Sovereign Fund for development projects – again

nsnbc : The government of Mozambique will soon – after some delay – establish a sovereign fund to build reserves to finance national development […]

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