Bill Nye the Science Guy leads a crowd of scientists in the April 22 2017 March on Science in Washington, DC.
Scientists from Africa, Asia, Latin America and Europe take on the White House with facts from the ground they stand on.
Actress and U.N. Population Fund Goodwill Ambassador Ashley Judd visited a refugee camp in Mafraq, Jordan in 2016.
AP Photo/Raad Adayleh
Contraception saves lives, and U.S. spending on it abroad had an unintended upside when it formed the backbone of early HIV prevention efforts.
South Sudanese refugees at the Bidi Bidi camp in Uganda.
Uganda has won praise for the way it treats its refugees. But now it is at breaking point.
Paul Odihambo shows off a bore well in his village outside of Kisumu, Kenya that a DIY aid group donated.
With steep budget cuts looming, a growing number of tiny volunteer-driven organizations are delivering aid on their own. Will the Trump administration inspire even more small-scale global giving?
Herder Ahmed Haji waters his goats.
AP Photo/Ben Curtis
According to 2016 rankings, Somalia is the most fragile state in the world, worse off even than Syria. But there are reasons to believe things will improve.
U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations Nikki Haley.
A former US diplomat explains why some programs may make sense to cut, while others are crucial to America's moral standing.
If implemented, President Trump’s proposed foreign aid cuts would have many repercussions.
As President Trump puts U.S. foreign aid on the chopping block, few Americans know much about it. Perhaps even fewer realize that the U.S. lags behind its peers on this front.
Women in rural Malawi, outside an AIDS hospital. AIDS was the first of the ‘new’ pandemic threats, after bird flu.
An active outbreak of a type of bird flu in China raises concerns about worldwide pandemics. Ebola and Zika viruses still threaten. Here's why this is not the time to cut funding.
The European Union’s relationship with Africa is as old as the independence story.
Sixty years on, the European Union is facing unprecedented challenges among member states. Can its relationship with Africa survive the storm?
The Internet of Things offers great opportunities for Africa.
The new Internet of Things has the potential to compensate for Africa's legacies of underdevelopment.
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Migrants keep going back to the vilified go-betweens that can get them construction jobs or domestic work.
Hydroponic vertical farming system.
Urban consumers in Africa are rapidly growing and they are demanding high quality, pesticide free food.
The G20 facilitates global engagement but participation can be cumbersome.
In its agenda to reform global economic governance the developing world should look for ways to extract some value from the G20.
A camp for people affected by malnutrition in Eritrea.
A photo smuggled out of Eritrea by the Freedom Friday network.
Eritreans are at risk of severe malnutrition – but aid agencies struggle to access those in need.
ICC’s Former Chief Prosecutor Luis Moreno-Ocampo looks at a video of Sudan’s President Omar al-Bashir.
The African pushback is as a result of the ICC's own Africa strategy.
Places with poor sanitation and insufficient clean drinking water are at risk of cholera outbreaks.
Cholera is estimated to infect between 3 to 5 million people globally, every year.
Uber has caused waves across the globe and is facing some challenges.
Global ride sharing app Uber, is experiencing different development trajectories in its two major African markets, Kenya and South Africa.
The continent needs investment – and China has long been providing it.
Recently, the Sahel has been in the global spotlight due to famines, religious terrorism, anti-state rebellions, and arms, drugs and human trafficking.
EPA/KHALED EL FIQI
The Sahel region of Africa is a 3,860-kilometre arc-like land mass lying to the immediate south of the Sahara Desert and stretching east-west across the breadth of the African continent. A largely semi-arid…
Smallholder soybean farmer in Malawi.
There are questionable methods being used which distort our understanding of the number of smallholder farmers that embrace new technologies.