Cities are crucial to addressing climate change. To meet emission reduction targets, cities need to involve their residents in environmental action at the local level.
Every year, seven in ten maternal deaths occur in sub-Saharan Africa. A study examining sub-Saharan Africa’s largest metropolis find that inequalities in access play a key role.
There is a need for nuanced discussions around the role of fisheries subsidies — even those that may be nominally harmful — to avoid further inequity and marginalization of small-scale fishers.
There is a need for better innovations and policies to help improve the fisheries sector in this region.
Governments agreed in 2015 to transform society by 2030. Here’s how that’s going.
Child malnutrition is no stranger to high-income countries. In Canada and the U.S., food insecurity affects one in six children under 18, but policies to address the issue are still lacking.
Traffic crashes kill and injure millions worldwide every year and are a major drain on economic development. Improving road safety would produce huge payoffs, especially in lower-income countries.
Successful management of shared fish stocks depends on countries’ collaborative efforts and adaptation to a changing world.
Although there is strength in diversity, members of ethnic groups in power distributing resources to members of their ethnic group at the expense of national growth entrench poverty in Africa.
A new study finds that by 2030, less than one-third of the world’s major crop harvests will go directly to feed people.
As a major contributor of knowledge, Nigeria could make giant strides in nanotechnology – which in turn could help various industries blossom.
Not only are physical banks out of reach, people also face barriers to using digital financial services.
While the developed world is making rapid technological progress, the developing world is underrepresented in the AI revolution.
Humanity is off track to keeping global warming to 1.5℃. But if we pull out all stops, we’ve still got a chance.
Nigeria has the largest number of people living in extreme poverty in Africa. Turning the tide requires inclusive growth, value added productivity and strong institutions.
Manufacturers and health systems have shown that vaccines can be quickly and effectively deployed when accompanied by keen political and financial commitments.
The answers to Nigeria’s poor social science research output seem to lie in quantity and quality of personnel, time available for research, funding, support institutions and policy.
Learning about sustainable development and consumption should not be limited to particular disciplines like those in the sciences and technologies.
Adolescents and young people should get involved early in the design, planning and scale up of interventions.
The world needs to protect 30% of the ocean by 2030. We won’t achieve this goal without using new technology to patrol and preserve marine protected areas.