An excellent critique of the current approach to development in India appears in the magazine, Open: Whose Development is it, Anyway?
August 2010 Archives
Unusually heavy and concentrated monsoon rains have led to flooding in various regions of Pakistan, affecting over 17 million people. Here are a couple of information sources beyond the usual news providers.
- Pakreport.org produces a crisis map based on reports from flood-affected areas that are verified, collated, and mapped. This information is then used to help coordinate relief activities.
- USAID is maintaining a web page with fact sheets, maps, and information on humanitarian assistance: USAID Pakistan Disaster Assistance
Below you can read a list of selected new titles added to the Ames Library of South Asia in July 2010. Or click here to download a copy.