South Africa needs to review its four years decision to exclusively deliver housing through megaprojects.
Pioneering chefs from Bolivia to Brazil are stepping out of the kitchen and into public service. The 'social gastronomy' movement uses food to create jobs, prevent violence and boost economies.
The brewing US-China trade war is probably linked to the Chinese government's attempts to revamp its industry.
After centuries of decline and depolulation, the Highlands have thrived under the EU. Now Brexit threatens to turn back the clock.
Rural development experts say the best way to help coal communities by is investing in people, infrastructure and a clean environment. Instead, President Trump's budget cuts programs in these areas.
Breast cancer could kill 76,000 Indian women a year by 20220, according to new research.
A new accounting system that goes beyond the capitalist understanding of value is bubbling under and could topple capitalism itself.
South Africa should review its rural development strategy and land reform policy to win the fight against rising poverty.
Walt Rostow argued communism was incompatible with economic development and was influential in persuading Presidents Kennedy and Johnson to get more involved in Vietnam.
There is hope for a different kind of bank – that serves the public and shareholder good.
Most African cities are expensive, informal and non-industrial. This has produced unique socioeconomic and environmental risks that must be carefully considered in policy development.
There is a lot of potential in borrowing ideas from the startup world to complement foreign aid funding.
The end of apartheid should have heralded a new South Africa for the generation born at its demise. But that hasn't happened.
Uganda needs to boost manufacturing and exports to realise the ambitions listed in its social and economic development plan.
Many African countries are sitting on vast and under-utilised oceanic territories that have the potential to unlock enormous economic value, if properly governed.
Saudi Arabia's economy is almost entirely dependent on oil. Here's how it's trying to change that.
When planning major infrastructure investments, it's important to know which road, freight and information networks are most important – and which proposals might make things worse, not better.
Over 70% of Ethiopia's population is under 30 years of age. This can be converted to economic muscle if policies are introduced to tackle the high unemployment levels in the country.
Corruption has become entrenched in Ethiopia because of the political dominance of a single party -- the Ethiopian People’s Revolutionary Democratic Front.
President Trump has touted infrastructure investment as a way to boost the U.S. economy. At the moment, he's missing a key opportunity – expanding broadband internet service.