Archive | July, 2014

2014 Scholarship Breakfast: Eric Liu’s Keynote Address

4 Author, educator, and civic entrepreneur Eric Liu is the founder and CEO of Citizen University, which promotes and teaches the art of citizenship. His keynote speech, delivered at the 5th annual UW – School of Social Work Scholarship Breakfast, Tending the Gardens of Democracy – presents an optimistic and timely rethinking of the role […]

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The Global Health Initiative 2009

4 The Global Health Initiative at Chicago Lake Shore Medical Associates is a 501(c)3 charitable organization that works to provide medical aid to resource-limited communities around the world. To learn more, please visit us at www.clsma.com/GHI. The Global Health Initiative 2009

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Water in Africa | SAGES & SCIENTISTS – Jordan Wagner Part 1

5 Subscribe to our channel to be updated on latest episodes (It’s free!): http://bit.ly/T2fz5K Description: Jordan Wagner, Executive Director of Generosity Water, discusses the dire lack of clean drinking water that so many people experience around the world. As a businessman and son of a pastor, Wagner combines entrepreneurship and philanthropy to address this critical […]

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Food for thought

5 From BSE to GM. Obesity to world hunger. Food is News. We have a growing population on the planet, yet resources are finite. Behind the headlines is a complex web of market and political forces that are changing what we eat as we seek to control the world’s food system. Climate change adds a […]

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World Food Day at 11

4 University of Colorado Anschutz Health and Wellness Center is one of six locations across the country focusing on world hunger and malnutrition with events on World Food Day, October 16th. Kristen Frei, R.D. and Chef Paolo Neville tell Bertha Lynn about sweet potatoes and a mass tweet in the battle against global hunger. World […]

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How Women Farmers Could Feed More in Developing World

4 I’m Carolyn Presutti with the VOA Special English Agriculture Report, from http://voaspecialenglish.com | http://facebook.com/voalearningenglish Food prices continue to rise, threatening to push more people into poverty and hunger. Experts have been urging increased efforts around the world to increase agricultural productivity. A new report by the United Nations Food and Agriculture Organization says one […]

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THE THIRD WORLD POVERTY – PROBLEM & REMEDY!! – By Frank F. C. Niero.

4 THE THIRD WORLD POVERTY – APPEAL FOR HELP!! – PROBLEM & REMEDY!! By Frank F. C. Niero. MY WEB SITE – www.noahsarkprojects.com.au or www.sharingtime.biz see – evanmarkf… for third world film/slide show. www.evanmarkfilms.com YOU BUILD THE 7 THEME PARKS Globally / LOCALLY with Frank F. C.Niero’s HELP – BY THE HEART OF “GOD” Want […]

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Bill Gates on the Importance of Foreign Aid: Economic Growth and Security (2011)

4 Development aid is aid given by developed countries to support development in general which can be economic development or social development in developing countries. It is distinguished from humanitarian aid as being aimed at alleviating poverty in the long term, rather than alleviating suffering in the short term. Official Development Assistance (ODA), mentioned above, […]

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World Bank Praxis Discussion Series: Health in the Developing World Clips

4.5 A panel discussion on the Non-Communicable Disease Crisis with Dr Jimmie Rodgers, the Director-General of the Secretariat of the Pacific Community, Ian Anderson from Ian Anderson Economics, and Dr Temo Waqanivalu from the World Health Organisation’s representative office in the South Pacific. To watch the full discussion go to http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=f-yM4t0GATw Moderated by Auskar Surbakti […]

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Feeding Nine Billion Video 7: Empowering Small Scale Farmers in the Developing World Part I

4 Brought to you by http://www.feedingninebillion.com By 2050 there will be 9 billion people on the planet – but will there be enough food for everyone? Food security expert Dr Evan Fraser guides you through a whiteboard presentation of his solution to the Global Food Crisis focusing in this video on the role of the […]

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