Global Envision: exploring market-driven solutions to poverty
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Reporting in collaboration with Yadira Gutierrez.
More than 800 staff members in 47 countries cast a vote for their favorite innovation. Which is your favorite?
And the winner of Mercy Corps’ internal innovations competition is...(drumroll, please)... Ethiopia! Despite—or very well perhaps because—of the massive drought that's hit the Horn of Africa, community members and Mercy Corps staff have hit on a solution that's both simple and cheap.
How bad is the drought and famine in East Africa? Climate scientist Simon Mason elaborates in this video interview.
A Dutch company looks to combine international aid with corporate profit, according to allAfrica.com.
This article was republished in The Christian Science Monitor.
Even in the driest of deserts, there’s a hidden water source: the air.
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Historically, meat has been for the world’s rich. Lab-grown meat could change that forever—while helping solve the environmental and resource dilemmas of the future.
Crisis is lurking on the world's most valuable commodity: water. The answer, a former U.S. official says, is raising its price.
What do you get when you combine 120,000 data points measuring 200 years of income and life expectancy data for 200 countries with the creative genius of global health expert Hans Rosling? This. Watch.
In the early 1990s Saddam Hussein drained what biblical scholars believe to be the Garden of Eden. With the water went the people, known as the Ma’dan, and their way of life. Now, Iraqi-American hydraulic engineer Dr.
“The Sleeping Giant is awake,” declares ABC reporter Diane Sawyer, who's reporting from Shanghai this week.
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