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A new line in local democracy

For the first time ever in this country, citizens can now use a free phone-number and an interactive website to give their feedback on the work of local government. By calling the new phone-line at 0800 111 85 or by using the Get Involved and Give a Suggestion! website, citizens can register their more

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A smart solution: Reaping the fruits of technology

“This is the one everyone knows from cartoons - the little worm in the apple” explains Eftim Petkovski, scooping the larva of a codling moth from an apple in his orchard in Resen. “But it’s no joke, I can tell you – if we farmers don’t spray for them early on, all our livelihoods are at risk. Timingmore

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Addressing the needs of people with disabilities in the event of emergencies and disasters: First manual in Braille for children with visual impairments

Eight-year-old Jovana Trajcevska lives a long way from her family home in Resen, studying five days a week in Skopje at the Dimitar Vlahov State School for the Rehabilitation of Children with Visual Impairment. From Monday to Friday she studies and sleeps in the capital. Now in her second year at tmore

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After the Rain - a new documentary about the ways women farmers are coping with climate change

“It isn’t the strongest species that survives, nor even the most intelligent, but the species most adaptable to change.” Charles Darwin   So begins After the Rain, the first ever documentary film made by a Macedonian director about climate change, will be screened in Skopje on 20 November as pamore

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Banking on burritos: A tasty profit

Google good places to eat in Skopje and you’ll soon stumble upon some rave reviews from all over the world for the burritos at La Puerta, a new Mexican take-away in the centre of the capital. ‘Great veggie burrito!!!’, ‘Nice tortillas, good service and tasty food... I recommend the chicken burrito -more