Myanmar: How Jade, the Precious Stone, Is Funding Ethnic Conflicts in Myanmar

24 July 2017 | Angshuman Choudhury, WIONews

Myanmar, also known as Burma, is a country with many names. Yet, ‘land of jade’ remains the most evocative of all, at least for the distant observer. But, behind this otherwise benign sobriquet, t...

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Guinea: Project Manager - Ziama Forest (Deadline: 2017-07-31)

24 July 2017 | Fauna & Flora International

Salary: Circa USD 38,000 per annum Start Date: As soon as possibleDuration of Contract: Two-year fixed-term contract, with potential to extend to 31 March 2021 subject to funding availabilityLocation:...

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Afghanistan: Studies Identify Significant Problems in the Mining, Good Governance and Migration Sectors in Afghanistan

24 July 2017 | Ahmad Masoud, Khaama Press

The Governance Forum Afghanistan initiative was financed by the German government through the Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit GmbH or GIZ. A consortium, spearheaded by the Afg...

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South Sudan: Locals Bring Clean Water to South Sudan

24 July 2017 | Mike Donahey, Time Republican

Peace, freedom from hunger, and clean water do not come easy to South Sudan, the world’s newest country. South Sudanese desperately want all. Fortunately for a remote village, a gro up of Central Io...

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London: DRC Land Use Planning Coordinator (Deadline: 2017-08-15)

24 July 2017 | Rainforest Foundation UK

JOB DESCRIPTION DRC Land Use Planning Coordinator Effective from: September 2017 Duration of contract: until September 2019 Reporting to: Democratic Republic of Congo Coordinator Close ...

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Lebanon: WASH Informal Settlements Programme Manager (Deadline: 2017-08-02)

24 July 2017 | Concern Worldwide

Salary: €34,106 - €37,895 Country: Lebanon Job Title: Programme Manager - WASH Contract Type: Unaccompanied Fixed Term International Contract Annual Allowance: e1,000 Benefits: Accomm...

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Congo’s Next Big Crisis

23 July 2017 | Ulrika Blom

DR Congo made headlines this year as it topped the charts for the world’s highest number of people fleeing conflict internally. This year could see things really fall apart as a looming food crisis...

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Afghanistan: Mining Industry’s Incomes Decline Due to ‘Embezzlement’

22 July 2017 | Zabihullah Jahanmal, TOLOnews

Finance Minister Eklil Hakimi has expressed his concerns over a descending incomes from the mining industry, urging the relevant government organizations to put in place effective plans in order preve...

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Timor-Leste: Timorese Go to the Polls Unaware of 'Gas Shadow' over Their Nation's Future

21 July 2017 | Lindsay Murdoch, Sydney Morning Herald

More than 750,000 East Timorese will cast votes on Saturday to elect a government that will face tough negotiations  that could deliver the poverty-stricken nation billions of dollars or - should th...

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Beware the Illusion of South China Sea Calm

21 July 2017 | Prashanth Parameswaran

A year after the supposedly game-changing arbitral tribunal ruling on the Philippines’ South China Sea case against China, the region appears to have entered another period of calm that some are hap...

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