We need environmentally-adjusted measures that don't just focus on material goods.
In the 1980's Uganda was one of the largest coffee exporters in the world, far ahead of Vietnam which hardly exported any. Now the tables have turned raising interesting comparative questions.
Western countries are wising up to the fact that you have to deal with how the world is, not how you want it to be.
Providing women with credit improves gender inequality.
South African President, Jacob Zuma, wasted lots of time and space in cheap politicking instead of galvanising South Africans to work together for a better future.
US farmers and agribusiness can help themselves by helping Africa to meet its rapidly growing food needs.
We check the facts on how Australia's foreign aid spend has changed over time.
Is UNESCO's prestigious lists of tangible and intangible heritage damaging the very existence of the sites on them?
South Africa's economic challenges of 2016 are largely a reflection of its inability to change in the light of global shocks.
There's a huge divide in thinking between academia and international development on the role of the internet in economic growth.
The 'Africa Rising' narrative was disturbed in 2016 by a combination of factors. But the continent is still on firm economic development footing.
A new mapping study shows that roads have sliced and diced almost the entire land surface of Earth, leaving huge areas prone to illegal logging, mining and hunting.
Indonesia is pushing for more infrastructure development projects. But the people relocated to make way for these projects have very little power to ensure their livelihoods are secure.
Are giraffes really facing extinction? The decline of these beloved animals - and many others – has been hidden in plain sight as Africa builds ever more roads, railways and cities.
International institutions make up a stage on which States vehemently and openly denounce world problems and suffering while they actually have no intention to act.
Athi-Kaputiei is close to Nairobi where undeveloped land is exceedingly scarce and expensive. This has made it a powerful magnet for people.
Mozambique has made significant progress in its fight against poverty despite recent economic and political challenges
Trade incentives and more inclusive union leadership could improve working conditions in the garment industry – particularly for women.
Of women who die from cervical cancer, 87% live in poor countries.
China will have to play by international rules on transparency and accountability if it wants to secure its place as a leader for economic development in Asia.