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Climate change needs a new narrative that engages people, and creates a world where people prosper without increasing pollution
U.N. Human Development Report in 2013 raises questions about the future, given rapid rise of developing countries. Narrowing gender gap and halting climate change are key to development, it says.
As buildings collapse, claiming lives, Tanzania's president blames corrupt procurement and tendering process - a problem even though Tanzania is member of Construction Sector Transparency Initiative.
Slowing forest loss will be difficult until the government addresses corruption, fighting and other problems
Even though women have made real gains, we are constantly reminded how far we have to go to realise equality between men and women
As Mozambique tries to harness its energy resources to lift its citizens out of poverty, can it also build a climate-resilient, low-carbon future?
"The political culture is not about sharing resources, it is about each small section making it for itself," one researcher says
For isolated forest communities facing bad roads and poor telephone and Internet access, radio is the route to information
In the Congo Basin, men and women carry out quite similar livelihood activities — farming, hunting and collecting various forest products — but in very different ways
The relationship between words and pictures plays a vital role in making ‘television news’.
For years, domestic workers have worked long hours taking care of others’ families and doing other work without legal protections. Yet, their contributions are central to most national economies-- indeed, some call this the work that makes all other work possible.
From the aftermath of Cyclone Mahasen to transparency in the extractive industries, take a look at what our correspondents are reporting on this week
Pierre Landell-Mills, who spent most of his working life at the World Bank, writes in his new book Citizens Against Corruption that civil society organisations are the key to stamping out graft
Bridge loans close gap between money pledged and received
Could East Africa’s regional development authority help figure out how to best use the region’s water resources?