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2013-05-09 23:24:48

Nineteen of the top 20 highest maternal mortality rates by country are in Sub-Saharan Africa. BRAC is adapting its proven maternal healthcare model to countries in the region. New York, NY (PRWEB) May 09, 2013 For the occasion of Mother's Day this year, BRAC USA has launched "No Mother Stands Alone," a campaign to reduce maternal mortality through grassroots mobilization and entrepreneurship in countries most in need of better maternal health. The campaign invites all those who believe in...

2013-03-31 23:01:31

Initiative focuses on girls education in developing countries, celebrates the “love of learning” (PRWEB) March 31, 2013 NetCom Learning, a leader in IT, business and executive training, has announced a partnership with BRAC USA, the US affiliate of international development group BRAC, to provide education for boy and girls in BRAC schools in Bangladesh, targeting communities in poverty. The Love of Learning is part of the Learning Movement of Russell Sarder, the CEO of NetCom...

2013-03-07 15:40:49

Africa remains a target for land-grab developments worth billions; regional dialogue in Yaoundé focuses on the need for speed While African governments are moving gradually towards protecting the land rights of rural people and indigenous communities, they are moving quickly to give away community forests and other lands for development. These conflicting choices are the focus of two new reports and a regional dialogue on forests, governance, and climate change....


Word of the Day
vermicular
  • Like a worm in form or movement; vermiform; tortuous or sinuous; also, writhing or wriggling.
  • Like the track or trace of a worm; appearing as if worm-eaten; vermiculate.
  • Marked with fine, close-set, wavy or tortuous lines of color; vermiculated.
  • A form of rusticated masonry which is so wrought as to appear thickly indented with worm-tracks.
This word ultimately comes from the Latin 'vermis,' worm.
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