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Oxfam Interantional argues in this policy brief that the newly created BRICS Development Bank should have a commitment to helping their most marginalized citizens.
After working in the aeronautical industry in South Africa, Joe and Gisela Noci turned their talents towards do-it-yourself drones and have created a device to help conservationists in Namibia.
MIT Media Lab director Joi Ito discusses how if we want to innovate, we need to act now on our ideas. In other words, we either deploy our ideas or they die.
What would you like to see happen during this century to make the world a better place? That's the question for Carnegie Council's sixth annual student/teacher essay contest. The sky's the limit! Deadline: January 5, 2015.
Change is coming to Japan. In this "Nikkei Business" interview, Carnegie Council Senior Fellow discusses his research on Japan's generation known as "76ers."
West Africa is increasingly enmeshed in the global drug trade. A new report from the West Africa Commission on Drugs calls for a different approach to drug abuse, one that treats it not as a criminal-justice issue, but rather as a public-health problem.
Dhaka, Bangladesh is one of the world's fastest growing cities due to urban migration. Children who end up living in its slums are 2.5 more likely to be excluded from school than the national average. How can we solve this inequity?
With plenty of banks and microfinance services already available, does India's new bank have the right strategy to empower poor and rural women?
Photographer Fyodor Savintsev documents the landscape and crumbling Soviet irrigation system of Kyrgyzstan, a country at the heart of water conflicts in Central Asia.
After five years of political turmoil and economic standstill, Madagascar is poised for recovery. The new democratic government wants to restore rule of law, tackle poverty, and foster growth.
With a solar cooker designed through community consultation, two young innovators are delivering clean energy to remote mountain villages, as well as your backyard BBQ.
India's National Green Tribunal provides the country with a more accountable legal mechanism to protect the environment and those whose livelihoods depend on it.
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