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How a group of Mongolian herders took on a mining giant — and won
WASHINGTON — Tending camels in the Gobi desert — moving them to fresh grazing pastures in the spring and summer, and to shelter in the winter — has been a way of life for families in Mongolia for thousands of years. But cycles of freezing winters and dry summers — a natural phenomenon which the [...]
The cold, hard truth for rural development in Mongolia
Whenever I hear the phrase “winter is coming,” the automatic image that springs to mind — and please forgive the pop culture reference — is Sean Bean in the role of the ill-fated Eddard Stark in the hit TV series “Game of Thrones.” Indeed, these three words constitute a motto that signals the need for [...]
Why development matters: Economic growth vs. development
The recent Annual Democracy Forum 2014 co-hosted by Botswana and International IDEA entitled has been another fresh look at the old debate on the link between democracy and development.