More and more students want their universities to lead the way on sustainability issues. But are institutions doing enough to produce industry leaders who can meet that challenge?
The government must shore up efforts to finance water and sanitation in Nigeria.
The ‘multiplier effect’ of literacy empowers people by enabling them to meaningfully participate in society and improve their livelihoods.
Ghanaian city authorities are focused on addressing problems of poverty, education and health rather than managing green spaces in slums
Leaders in Africa need to develop practical ways to achieve their aspirations.
Investment in preventing violence against children is a long-term strategy for a sustainable future, and it requires urgent action.
The WTO is set to wrap up negotiations on harmful fisheries subsidies This could help rebuild the oceans’ fish stocks, and support the communities that rely on them.
Broader local engagement and inclusion of multiple voices could improve development projects
From Germany to Georgetown, the Global North has a lot to learn about reckoning successfully with past human rights wrongs.
The oceans play a key role in regulating life on Earth. We must shift our view of them from as something to use if we hope to develop them sustainably.
Attempts to wage war on drugs in developing countries which don’t take into account the needs of local people are doomed to fail. Here’s why.
Our findings provide an additional tool for determining what to prioritise, where to target and when to intervene.
African city planners need to promote inclusive cities where residents are not captive walkers but walk because it is accessible, safe and pleasurable to do so.
The period in which we are living is conducive to reflection in order to co-construct new knowledge systems and think research differently.
Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala’s appointment as the first woman and the first African director general of the World Trade Organisation is a win for women globally.
A new report from the GovLab and the French Development Agency (AFD) examines how development practitioners are experimenting with emerging forms of technology to advance development goals.
Business schools have vast and diverse expertise to contribute to rebuilding better in a post-pandemic world, but the problems it has laid bare require business schools to change too.
Agreements between the EU and its partner countries for fishing rights could be a great vehicle to push sustainability but more must be done before we can say they are doing that.
Open-educational resources are critical for increasing global learners’ access to education during COVID-19 and beyond. Blockchain technology can address concerns about plagiarism in resources.
Untreated wastewater is responsible for the deaths of 800 children under five every day, and inflicts serious damage to the environment. Knowing where sewage ends up is vital.