Religion has often been a key motivation for philanthropy and economic fairness. Africans in the diaspora champion this.
After the pandemic, South Asian governments must spend money on making public services work, rather than relying on GDP growth to pull people out of poverty.
Wildfires aren't always wild. Many of the most expensive and damaging fires happen in suburban areas, and nearly all blazes in these zones are started by humans.
Conventional thinking on drugs, conflict and development isn’t working – here's why.
Young people's lives in the Niger Delta have not improved because development agencies have been hijacked by local leaders
The council, developers, architects and the local community got together to set the principles of what they consider good design in this fast-growing region.
Boris Johnson has announced the UK's Department for International Development will merge with the Foreign and Commonwealth Office.
Superbugs spread through the environment – and it needs urgent attention.
The desire of scholars and universities in Africa to fit into a model imposed from elsewhere may hinder development in Africa.
Instead of Tudors and Churchill, history students need to learn how civilisation has arrived at the point of no return.
Skiing in a mall is bizarre enough. But a mall dubbed the 'American Dream' – when malls are vanishing, along with the postwar vision of the American Dream – is its own brand of eerie dissonance.
Whether it's global conflicts or communities in trouble, the solutions to peace and prosperity aren't only found by government. Sports, too, can bring about much-needed change.
More workplaces are allowing employees to telecommute, but there are still barriers to more flexible arrangements.
The law missed the opportunity to address misuse of mineral royalties and increase transparency as well as accountability in mineral royalty management.
Randomised trials in development have attracted criticiism over ethical issues and questions about being effective for policy.
Women have a crucial role to play in development initiatives.
Economic growth is a red herring if economies can't stop themselves shrinking more and more.
The 2019 Nobel Prize in Economics pays tribute to randomized control trials, but can they really help us fight poverty?
A new push to focus development efforts on big infrastructure projects could have unitended consequences.
We need to change council planning rules that prevent community members from having a say on proposed development in their local area.