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The sidewalk repairs are permanent. The big photos offer a temporary touch of beauty during the summit.
Donatella Lorch for NPR
November 24, 2014 VIPs arrive in Katmandu tomorrow for the big event. The government is whitewashing buildings, sending beggars away and promising 24-hour power. But what happens when the summit ends?
Indian schoolchildren wait in line for food at a government primary school in Hyderabad, India. Consistent access to nutritious food and clean water is key to helping children thrive, researchers say.
Noah Seelam/AFP/Getty Images
March 27, 2014 It seems to make sense that economic growth automatically leads to better nutrition for children, and better health. But an analysis of 36 countries finds that's not true.
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