Contributing to global knowledge, from the lens of local experience, can lead to solutions to universal problems such as inequality and climate change.
From Germany to Georgetown, the Global North has a lot to learn about reckoning successfully with past human rights wrongs.
Climate change science dominated by knowledge produced in the global North cannot address the particular challenges faced by those living in the global South.
As the global South transitions to a predominantly urban future, food offers a way to understand the role of cities in future development.
Ecology needs to be more inclusive of research from the global South and by women, to create a balanced view of the world.
Early in the pandemic, countries had to address several questions as the virus spread and lockdowns became inevitable.
Global economic policy excludes low-income countries from the spending options that developed nations use to buffer their economies in times of crisis, and the pandemic has inflamed that inequality.
Side agreements signed by some wealthy nations threaten to undercut global efforts to ensure a fairly equitable worldwide vaccination effort.
Until there are global standards for authentic corporate social responsibility efforts, we will continue to see local impoverishment, hazardous waste and tragic labour accidents in the Global South.
When it comes to leadership and innovation, there’s much that industrialised nations can learn.
Johannesburg is not the most anxious or dangerous city in the world, but its global reputation, history and architecture make it a valuable site for thinking about how anxiety structures our lives.
As much as 53 million tonnes of plastic waste could spill into the world’s rivers, lakes and oceans by 2030 — even if countries meet their commitments.
Changes caused by COVID-19 in the higher education sector could alter the power dynamics between African researchers and those from developed countries.
If you think the global south is fairing well during the pandemic, you haven’t been paying attention.
For the second time this century, crises have led to calls to transform our global food system. We can start with restructuring the global food trade so that it complements local food systems.
Academics face the choice of becoming a colony of the Northern mainstream or retreating into a Southern “indigenous” enclave. Both should be resisted.
While celebrating the millions on streets in London and Vancouver, we must not forget the sacrifices of people in the Global South.
A new push to focus development efforts on big infrastructure projects could have unitended consequences.
The Southern Ocean, as artists have uncovered, is also a treasure trove of cultural narratives.
Can developing countries get rich from data?