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2011-11-01 17:25:00

The founder of BRAC, the world's largest development organization, has won the WISE Prize for Education, a $500,000 award styled as a Nobel for the field of education (PRWEB) November 01, 2011 In recognition of his outstanding work in the field of education, Sir Fazle Hasan Abed, founder and chairperson of BRAC, has won the $500,000 WISE Prize for Education in Doha, Qatar. The Emir of Qatar, His Highness Sheikh Hamad bin Khalifa Al-Thani, awarded the prize to Abed, who in 1972 founded what...

2011-10-31 18:00:00

A new book on BRACâs innovative approach to health services, Making Tuberculosis History: Community-based Solutions for Millions, documents the history of one of the most successful anti-tuberculosis programs in the world and suggests how this program can be implemented around the world. (PRWEB) October 31, 2011 BRAC formally launched its new book Making Tuberculosis History: Community-based Solutions for Millions at the annual conference of the prestigious International Union...

2011-10-29 07:00:00

Villarreal Family Farm is Revitalizing a Vacant City Lot and Breathing Life Into the Northern End of the Central West End. Saint Louis, Missouri (PRWEB) October 29, 2011 Villarreal Family Farm, the leading provider of locally-produced, Certified Naturally Grown (CNG) farm fresh eggs, poultry and produce, today announced that they are expanding their Saint Louis County backyard farming operations to a previously vacant city-owned lot located at 4539 Delmar Boulevard in St. Louis, Missouri....

2011-10-28 16:00:00

Partnerships bring greater variety of high-quality local food to its members at significantly lower cost. Salt Lake City, Utah (PRWEB) October 28, 2011 The Community Food Co-op, a Utah non-profit agency, announced that it has added a number of local food favorites to its list of offerings. These partnerships bring a greater variety of high-quality, locally produced food to the Co-opâs membership at a significantly lower cost. Grass-fed beef from Blue Tree Cattle Ranch;...


Word of the Day
barratry
  • The offense of persistently instigating lawsuits, typically groundless ones.
  • An unlawful breach of duty on the part of a ship's master or crew resulting in injury to the ship's owner.
  • Sale or purchase of positions in church or state.
This word ultimately comes from the Old French word 'barater,' to cheat.
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