Policies should protect arable land from urban encroachment and make peri-urban households less vulnerable.
Understanding rural household aspirations and taking them seriously in development planning could offer great potential in shaping the future of rural spaces.
A peace deal with the Taliban has been signed. But rebuilding Afghanistan after three decades of conflict will take much more than an accord, says a scholar of peacebuilding.
Building a lasting peace in Afghanistan will take much more than an accord with the Taliban. In post-conflict nations, economic development and job creation are critical to national security.
South Africa has some of the highest mobile voice and data costs in the world. A project to deliver affordable services and keep money in communities with high unemployment rates could be the answer.
The African court has demonstrated its autonomy in a continent where judicial independence remains shaky in many states.