Aware of population growth’s growing impact on global food security, many agricultural experts are debating the use of vertical farming…
More than 9 million people in Afghanistan are in need of humanitarian assistance in 2017. The number of people facing hunger is of particular concern, the U.N. has warned. Some 1.8 million people are acutely malnourished – 1.3 million are children under 5 years old.
A sharp rise in the price of gasoline and consequent protests and blockades this week have threatened access to food, transportation and other basic goods and services for Mexico’s poor.
Global spending on development assistance reached its highest level, largely driven by the refugee crisis, according to a new report from the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD).
Here’s some good news from 2016: Costa Rica is still steadily reducing its poverty rate, bolstering its economy and its reputation as one of the best development success stories in Latin America.
Indonesian President Joko Widodo announced on Wednesday that narrowing the wealth inequality gap is at the top of this year’s agenda, and he plans to do so primarily by improving access to land, financial services and education for the poor.
The results of Chile’s standardized university admissions exams have renewed an ongoing debate over the country’s higher education system, which has long been criticized for perpetuating poverty and inequality.
The test results are in, and Vietnam’s education is schooling even developed nations. As a low-income country, Vietnam’s success proves that wealth no longer has to determine the educational success of a country or even a student if wise policies are in place to bridge the gap.
By Eromo Egbejule LAGOS, Nigeria (Thomson Reuters Foundation) — Having fled as her home and shanty town in Lagos burned…
For the fourth year running, Bill Gates has taken part in Reddit’s Secret Santa gift exchange — a small but…