Developments is a free quarterly magazine from the UK Government’s Department for International Development designed to increase awareness of development issues.
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- Class sizes go global
- UK plans for 5,000 school links between Britain and developing countries by 2012
- Big business to measure ‘forest footprint’
- Businesses called to account about their growing impact on the world’s forests.
- Small farms ‘can beat the downturn’
- Africa's small farms could hold the key to the continent riding out the recession.
- Emissions ‘cut both ways’
- Rich countries must cut emissions at home and also help fund cuts in poor countries.
- Containers become libraries
- 2nd-hand cargo containers feed book-hungry South African children.
- Take five
- There are five vital ‘development tests’ to mark the the Copenhagen Climate Change Conference, says DFID chief Douglas Alexander.
- Green Queen
- Wangari Maathai, the first African women to be given the Nobel Prize is promising to “bring forests to the table at Copenhagen”.
- The Age of Stupid
- Interview with Franny Armstrong, the brains behind the climate change cult movie.