Global Envision: exploring market-driven solutions to poverty
Elizabeth Littlefield argues that we promote two starkly different images of sub-Saharan Africa and overlook the true opportunities this diverse continent has to offer.
From deforestation to “poo profits,” these most well-read posts of 2014 remind us of the of the incredible people and programs that fought for global development over the past year.
Paul Farmer, "the man who would cure the world," has several things to say about our handling of the Ebola epidemic.
Why has a health crisis pushed so many people into hunger, and how can we prevent the catastrophic consequences?
Sixty-five years after the United Nations officially condemned human trafficking, slavery quietly flourishes in every corner of the globe, from Hong Kong to Bangladesh to Russia to, yes, the United States.
World Toilet Day brings up the very real consequences of not dealing with this taboo subject.
South Sudan is facing the most severe food crisis in the world. After eight months of humanitarian response, however, only one-third of civilians in need of assistance have received it. So what can we be doing differently?
Though Brazil has grown leaps and bounds in the last decade, many of its citizens still struggle for basic human needs. This is particularly true in the Amazon, where poverty often drives the destruction of precious rainforests.
Global demand for sesame is strong and stable, but farmers’ income is anything but.
Ebola is hitting economies in West Africa hard. Read the latest news on the impact.
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