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Podcast title Global News Partnership
Website URL http://www.globalnewspartnersh...
Description Global News Partnership The Global News Partnership is a nonprofit dedicated to taking listeners into the daily lives of ordinary people in the developing world. Hosted by Beverley Abel.
Updated Sat, 14 May 2011 00:00:00 PST
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Category News & Politics
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Episodes

1. Global News Partnership for 07/02/2011
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Description: A Street Vendor in Nepal sells handcarved musical instruments that sound like a voice ... Peasants build robots in China, and display them in a new exhibit ... The new trend in tourism, visiting slums and villages ... When our assumptions about people we meet while traveling get turned on their head ... A drug habit in Yemen may make the city’s water supply run dry ... Tour guide training in India ... Finding the last player of the memm ... An audio postcard from a sunset camel market in Nigeria.

2. Global News Partnership for 06/25/2011
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Description: This week on the Global News Partnership: A women's center in Kabul attracts all ages ... Male midwives meet a need in Liberia ... Farming dilemma -- grow crops for food or fuel ... A farm in Indonesia that's also a school ... Cutting wood for a living in Nepal ... Flowers to eat in Mexico ... The music of Emmanuel Jal ... Treat from Sicily: Spleen sandwich.

3. Global News Partnership for 06/018/2011
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Description: This week on the Global News Partnership: Finding food for a billion really hungry people in the world … Selling sticks to make a living in Sierra Leone … Funding entrepreneurs who offer novel ways of solving old problems … Families where prostitution is an every day job … A first visit to the Ganges River … A popcorn vendor in China

4. Global News Partnership for 06/011/2011
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Description: This week on the Global News Partnership: An orphanage in Afghanistan for descendants of Genghis Khan… Teenage refugees sing peace but get death threats … Being hijacked by a desperate woman … music from Africa.

5. Global News Partnership for 06/011/2011
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Description: This week on the Global News Partnership: An orphanage in Afghanistan for descendants of Genghis Khan… Teenage refugees sing peace but get death threats … Being hijacked by a desperate woman … music from Africa.

6. Global News Partnership for 06/04/2011
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Description: This week on the Global News Partnership: Making money off the Mafia in Sicily… Where Coke goes in Africa, so goes medicine… Coffee growers and “fair trade”… Coffee cooperatives generate income and peace… The single and pregnant stigma in South Korea… A purple berry from the Amazon booms onto the global market… Music from the Arctic Circle.

7. Global News Partnership for 05/28/2011
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Description: This week on the Global News Partnership: Medical technology comes to rural Sudan’s Lost Boys Clinic … After years of struggle, former Lost Boy of Sudan John Dau gives back … Thailand’s seafood industry and its treatment of workers … Haitian kids turn discarded items into playful treasures … Newsweek’s Shankar Vedantam talks about his book The Hidden Brain and how our brains process giving … Teaching skateboarding to kids in Afghanistan … Following the Guatemalan nonprofit Mercado Global’s leap into high-end retail … Argentinean construction workers take a deserved break by the barbecue grill.

8. Global News Partnership for 05/21/2011
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Description: This week on the Global News Partnership: Women run the businesses in Somalialand’s capital … Garbage picking as an occupation in Mexico … Children at the checkpoint in Israel … Your mechanic in Pakistan is 8-years old … The music of Angelique Kidjo … Boxing’s enduring popularity in Nigeria … The hidden diseases of the poor in the U.S. … A black market in passports in a country no one recognizes … An audio postcard from churches in Liberia.

9. Global News Partnership for 05/014/2011
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Description: This week on the Global News Partnership: Micro-insurance makes a difference in Africa… A hospice with a heart for the poor in Texas… Photographing Mexican migration… Western Union moves money… Making tamales in Guatemala…”Zebras” to cross the streets of LaPaz… Touring guerilla hideouts in Indonesia… Stopping elephant invasions… And blogging for survival in Kenya.

10. Global News Partnership for 05/07/2011
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Description: This week on the Global News Partnership: Spend the night with a group crossing the border into southern Mexico ... How to have a vacation in Mexico that benefits locals ... Train-hopping Mexican immigrants risk their lives for the promise of better ones ... Parachutes for Life's water drops have saved lives in the desert ... Some children in Mexico put hot tar onto their feet because they have no shoes ... Everyone who leaves the town of El Alberto, Mexico knows they'll have to come back ... A young man from the streets of Mexico is concerned about others, despite his poverty ... Scientists in Mexico say edible insects could help end world hunger ... Luis is a young man determined to make his dream of a college education come true ... An award-winning world artist, Mexico's Lila Downs bridges cultural gaps.

11. Global News Partnership for 04/30/2011
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Description: This week on the Global News Partnership: Migrants from Africa, seeking asylum in the U.S., make a stop in Mexico ... The music of language: A reporter enjoys multilingual misunderstanding from Rwanda ... Reading helps displaced children in Haiti cope with the disastrous quake ... A unique project involving young filmmakers offers a glimpse of life after Haiti's quake ... Mica Guillen, a woman in California, gives back to the people who harvest the USA's food ... A landmark decision to ask about caste affiliation in India's census stirs controversy ... The Global Guru visits East Timor and asks: What's an Uma Lulik? ... Bicycles bring independence and freedom to the poor.