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This saddens me as an animal lover. Already animals have found themelves cut off from migration and/or foraging routes. As the population expands there will be less and less space available.
originally posted by: jellyrev
a reply to: 5en5ei
can you tell us what is special? what is the quality?
And you better not say diversity.
originally posted by: 5en5ei
Being an African, I must say it's interesting to get an outside perspective on our "problems". To aid or not to aid, that is the question....... You have the liberal west who see the aid as kind of reparation for all the years of pillaging, then the not so liberal west using the old sink or swim adage. Everyone seems to forget this is Africa and what works in the west/east won't necessarily work here no matter how logical that solution may be, there is definitely no quick fix for our beautiful continent which is really sad because under all the corruption, wars and innocent blood is something really special.
Last year (2011) the UK gave India about £250m in bilateral aid as well as £29m in technical co-operation.
By focusing post-2015 support on trade, skills and assisting private sector anti-poverty projects which can generate a return on investment, the UK estimates its overall contribution will be one-tenth of the current figure. www.bbc.co.uk...
India has developed a space programme and recently made history by launching 104 satellites in a single mission. It has also proposed a £10bn fleet of warships and submarines and a £10bn bullet train. indiagbnews.com...
The utilisation of space technology is now a competition for investment. As India’s economy slows and, like China, threatens to fall into a potential middle-income trap, investment will become the touchstone of India’s foreign policy. foreignaffairsreview.co.uk...