Global Envision: exploring market-driven solutions to poverty
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.
Companies have been taking steps to improve workers’ lives in emerging markets for years--this project stands out for involving the biggest of the big brands.
How do we harness globalization so it benefits more people? First, we have to understand it. The University of Texas at Austin's online course gives a solid foundation--the free class starts August 27.
It may be time for the international community to change its approach to refugee assistance, according to a new report from Oxford University.
The International Monetary Fund is known for its multi-billion dollar bailouts of struggling countries, but the watchdog for global economic stability now says narrowing the income gap between the very poor and the very rich is a key tenet of its mission.
Proper nutrition in the 1,000 days from the beginning of pregnancy to a child’s second birthday determines long-term health and prosperity for families, nations and the world, according to The Atlantic.
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