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Agriculture opens new doors for young Jamaicans

More than 360 high-school students – 60 percent of them women – have been involved in agriculture career days. Thomas Parish, Jamaica attending one of the career days in agriculture. In addition, 114 young community leaders attended workshops on leadership, team building and management, fund-raising and event planning, community safety and secu [...] Read more ...

via Undp
1 Nov 2014

Social and welfare issues

Data and research on social and welfare issues including families and children, gender equality, GINI coefficient, well-being, poverty reduction, human capital and inequality., This is the third edition of Society at a Glance Asia/Pacific, a regularly updated OECD overview of social indicators, which addresses the growing demand for quantitative ev [...] Read more ...

via Oecd
1 Nov 2014

British Universities Continue to Breed Extremists

Since then, British universities have consistently acted as breeding grounds for extremism, with British university graduates joining jihadist movements in Iraq, Kashmir, Israel and elsewhere. Official ReactionDespite the mounting evidence that British universities remain a crucible of extremism, the UK government has been slow to act. For more det [...] Read more ...

via Usma
1 Nov 2014