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Don’t Annoy Scarecrows: Tossed Food, Lost Water

November 12th, 2008 · 3 Comments · Guest Viewpoint

I bet you never thought of it like this…Dr Charlotte de Fraiture is based at the International Water Management Institute, a non-profit research institute with its headquarters in Sri Lanka…She wrote this small but important opinion while visiting the Institute for Land, Water and Society at Charles Sturt University. It is estimated that around 40% […]

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Don’t Compete; Be Different

July 24th, 2008 · 5 Comments · Blog

There is only one piece of business advice I ever learned. It was in an advertisement in an American magazine for some huge investment fund. ‘Don’t compete; be different’.For some reason those words have stayed with me and I thought of them again yesterday when I was talking to my neighbours. Both of them are […]

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