Thinking global, living local: Voices in a globalized world

  • UNDP: Remittances Help Get Water in Vaksh Valley, Tajikistan

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    In Tajikistan most rural inhabitants don’t have access to drinking water near their homes. This innovative project, initiated by UNDP and the European Commission’s ‘ECHO’ Programme, encourages Tajik migrant workers to earmark some of the money they earn abroad for the installation of drinking water facilities for their families back […]

  • China vs. the US: The Battle for Oil

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    China and the United States are the world’s biggest consumers of oil. To understand the impact that oil reserves can have on the governance of a resource-rich country it is equally important to take into account the role of oil-consuming countries.