Posts By Betina Infante

In The News

In Mongolia: A Valiant Fight against Corruption

December 5, 2007

December 9th marks International Corruption Day. But, is this a holiday Mongolia can rightly commemorate? This year, the year-old Mongolian Independent Authority Against Corruption (IAAC) is leading commemorative events on International Anti-Corruption Day, and for good reason. Over the past decade, Mongolia has made considerable progress towards a market economy. The same can be said […]

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Notes from the Field

From Mongolia: Improving Science & English Skills in the Countryside

September 5, 2007

In Mongolia, resources for rural education have deteriorated badly since the early 1990′s. Materials for education in science and the English language are especially scarce and teaching methods remain rooted in rote memorization, not in experiential education, which can be especially effective in teaching the sciences. Mongolian scientists’ impact on environmental policies and management in […]

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