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Did you miss our #GlobalChallenges debate?

Watch this short interview with Bisi Olateru-Olagbegi, a prominent voice in #Nigeria 's #BringBackOurGirls campaign:
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A tin of beans has more freedom to travel the world than a person does. We've reduced trade restrictions – why won't we do the same for people?

#migration  
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A #healthydiet has got more expensive.

#obesity is rising.

Time to tax junk food?

http://www.odi.org/rising-cost-healthy-diet
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‘Kathmandu airport only has one runway.’

We talk to BBC News about challenges in the #nepalearthquake relief effort - watch the video:
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'Tackling #migration is the ultimate political nightmare in many donor countries. Not only that: it cannot be fixed by aid and it requires serious rethinking of how development should work and what role the international community should play.'
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Q. How many people worldwide live on less than $1.25 a day?
A. The official number is 1.2 billion - but it could be a lot more than that.

The #data problem in #globaldevelopment :
Researchers say official figure of 1.2 billion people living on less than $1.25 a day is based on educated guesswork rather than hard facts
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We're pleased to announce that ODI is now an accredited London Living Wage employer!

More about working for ODI: http://www.odi.org/about/jobs

#jobs #globaldevelopment  
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Former #Australia PM Julia Gillard speaks on girls' #education , 17 June.

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Former Australian Prime Minister and Chair of the Global Partnership for Education Julia Gillard explores how educating girls will change the world.
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The UK has elected a record 191 women to parliament, but we're still far from #gender parity. Could quotas be the answer?

New blog: http://www.odi.org/comment/9534-women-mps-uk-election-quotas-gender-parity

#ukelection2015  

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80% of Nepalis live in remote rural villages - getting aid to them is a huge challenge.

http://www.odi.org/opinion/9519-infographics-nepal-earthquake-aid-response-logistics-coordination

#nepalearthquake  
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'Every dollar spent on disaster preparedness saves eight dollars in response.'

Lessons from the #nepalearthquake :

#DRR  
Risk-management specialist says Nepal reconstruction effort must incorporate safeguards against future natural disasters rather than being rushed through
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'The #divestment movement, ordinary people voting with their wallets as they switch pensions or bank accounts, reminds governments that they cannot continue to inflate the carbon bubble.'

ODI's Shelagh Whitley in the Financial Times today:  http://on.ft.com/1O7ojrj

#fossilfuels
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