All Posts by Dan Donaghue

Nepal Invests in New Irrigation Technologies

Water sources are drying up in parts of the Himalayas and people are forced to look elsewhere for places to live and work. But new technology in irrigation might help people stay in their homes. To read further, please click on the link below: http://www.aljazeera.com/news/2017/11/nepal-invests-irrigation-technologies-171117113156245.html

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‘My dream is coming true’: the Nepalese woman who rose from slavery to politics.

Sita Chhaudry was sold as a slave at 10 years old. Starved, beaten and denied an education, she has since been elected to local government – and is determined to fight poverty and human rights abuses. To read further, please click on the link below: https://www.theguardian.com/global-development/2017/oct/18/i-lived-in-fear-nepalese-official-sold-as-a-slave-at-10-years-old-domestic-worker

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Nepal-Tibet Border Reopens to Tourists after 2015 Earthquake

The famous Himalayan road from Lhasa to Kathmandu, partly destroyed by the earthquake, is back on the travel wishlist as the Kerung-Rasuwa border crossing reopens to international visitors. To read further, please click on the link below: https://www.theguardian.com/travel/2017/sep/16/tibet-nepal-border-road-reopens-after-earthquake-kathmandu-lhasa

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What Poor Nations Need to Get By: Money From Migrants Remittances from workers abroad are so important to some countries that one-third of their economies may depend on it, the World Bank says.

Remittances from workers abroad are so important to some countries that one-third of their economies may depend on it, the World Bank says. Nepal’s remittances increased to record levels after the 2015 earthquake. To read more click on the link below: https://www.nytimes.com/2016/08/25/world/what-in-the-world/what-poor-nations-need-to-get-by-money-from-migrants.html

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