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Continuing exclusionary development and deeper fragmentation threat Johannesburg's future.
A new cervical cancer screening program in Lesotho is making headway against this deadly epidemic.
A new study finds an uptick in Congo deforestation despite the implementation of sustainable forest management (SFM).
Pension funds, insurance companies, and other investors who manage trillions of dollars have an enormous opportunity to change the future by investing in clean energy.
CatalyticAction is in the process of developing playgrounds for refugee children to close the education gap.
A new type of charity has emerged in China that is able to sidestep some of the controls that the government places on NGOs.
Southern Africa is preparing for a humanitarian disaster. Daniel Sinnathamby, regional humanitarian coordinator for Oxfam in the region, talks about the circumstances that are making this year especially challenging.
Kailash Satyarthi explains why 5.5 million kids remain in servitude—and what must be done to end the practice.
The benefits of city-based agriculture go far beyond nutrition.
Despite the global effort to scale up antiretroviral therapy for HIV/AIDS treatment, children have largely been left behind.
Many have sung the sharing economy's environmental praises, but evidence may not be there to back up their claims.
Paul R. Ehrlich & John Harte argue that ensuring food security for a surging population will require fundamental social change.
Solving major social problems is now possible, but not unless the organizations that have been most responsible for making a difference change significantly.
Chapter by chapter, Frances Moore Lappé and her co-authors demolish the myths that have long prevented us from addressing hunger, and examine the policies that keep people from feeding themselves.
Why does such a large gap exist between what donors say they would like to achieve with their philanthropy and where they actually make their biggest bets? And how can we close it?
We need 21st-century institutions for 21st-century urbanization and cities. If we have the courage to reimagine and remake them, universities can be at the heart of this project.