Poor nations

Climate aid from rich to poor nations at USD 62bn in 2014: Report

Rich nations have stepped up their climate aid for poorer nations, paying USD 62 billion (55 billion euros) last year, approaching a USD 100-billion annual target for 2020, the OECD said today.

Oct 08, 2015, 01:04 AM IST

World Bank pledges $5 billion to improve education in poor nations

The World Bank unveiled plans on Monday to double its investment in public education over the next five years with the main focus on improving the quality of education rather than concentrating on boosting enrolment numbers.

May 19, 2015, 04:33 AM IST

Rich, poor nations feud at UN climate talks

Delegates said a compromise could still be reached by the end of the talks on Friday evening.

Apr 08, 2011, 12:04 PM IST

Obesity weighs on wealthy in poor nations

Obesity epidemic in poorer nations entirely affects wealthy citizens.

Nov 22, 2010, 12:27 PM IST

Poor nations` teens birth control use inconsistent

More and more teenage girls in developing countries are using various birth control methods, but they are less consistent with it and have higher rates of unplanned pregnancy than adults, an international study finds.

Aug 09, 2009, 12:21 PM IST

Poor nations` teens birth control use inconsistent

More and more teenage girls in developing countries are using various birth control methods, but they are less consistent with it and have higher rates of unplanned pregnancy than adults, an international study finds.

Aug 09, 2009, 00:00 AM IST