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Kipepeo butterfly project - in pictures

Papilio demodocus, orchard swallowtail. In 1993, when the Kipepeo project started, the annual per capita income for the community was about $40. Through the Kipepeo-supported livelihoods, most have doubled this per capita with the earnings ranging from a few dollars to over $1,000 per year depending on their individual efforts

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Turkey's average per capita income 'exceeds $19k' Deputy PM Ali Babacan says average per capita income in Turkey has reached 60 percent of the EU and Japanese average level of prosperity. http://www.portturkey.com/finance/6760-turkeys-average-per-capita-income-exceeds-19k

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Higher national levels of English proficiency are linked to higher per capita income levels, more open and accessible business environments, improved quality of life (as...

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Could Greece emulate Argentina's success after it defaulted in 2001?

Could Greece emulate Argentina's success after it defaulted in 2001? After Argentina ended the peso’s peg to the dollar, its economy collapsed. Yet 5 years on it was booming. Could that crisis provide a role model for Greece? Police charge anti-government protesters in Buenos Aires after Argentina defaulted on $100bn in foreign debt in 2001. Annual per capita income fell from $8,500 to $2,800 in 2002.

Threat: Economic Insecurity Source: BBC Poverty is a main part of Africa's problems where, on average, people earn less than $765 per year. People have argued that the rules on debt, aid and trade need reforming to help lift more African nations out of poverty.

Chief Minister of Odisha reiterated his demand to declare Odisha as a Special Category State citing that Odisha has high concentration of tribal and scheduled caste population; the state is one of the poorest major States and it has adverse socio-economic human development indicators with per capita income remaining two third of the national average

CITY INCOME DONUTS  Bill Rankin, 2006 This shows the distribution of income per capita around the 25 largest cities in the US (pop. > 2,000,000). The goal was to test the DonutHypothesis (a city will create concentric rings of wealth and poverty, with the rich both in the suburbs and in the "revitalized" downtown. This seems to have validity in older cities like Boston, New York, or Chicago, but in newer cities there are "wedges" of wealth in a continuous slice from the center to the…

CITY INCOME DONUTS Bill Rankin, 2006 This shows the distribution of income per capita around the 25 largest cities in the US (pop. > 2,000,000). The goal was to test the DonutHypothesis (a city will create concentric rings of wealth and poverty, with the rich both in the suburbs and in the "revitalized" downtown. This seems to have validity in older cities like Boston, New York, or Chicago, but in newer cities there are "wedges" of wealth in a continuous slice from the center to the…

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