Life is shifting fast for coastal communities in West Africa. In some areas, coastlines are eroding as much as 10 meters per year. Stronger storms and rising seas are wiping out homes, roads and…

Karin Erika Kemper |

Globally 2.9 million people died from household air pollution in 2015, caused by cooking over foul, smoky fires from solid fuels such as wood, charcoal, coal, animal dung, and agricultural crop…

Ernesto Sanchez-Triana, Bjorn Klavdy Larsen |

What would be a game-changer for achieving some of the world’s most difficult goals — such as ending poverty and hunger and making sure every child gets a quality education? Billionaire…

Donna Barne |

Having an identity is part of living in a modern society, and the key to accessing public services, bank accounts, and jobs. But how should developing countries with tight budgets go about…

Donna Barne |

For a very long time, the rich have known to some extent how the poor around the world live. What’s new in today's world is that the best-kept secret from the poor, namely, how the rich live…

Jim Yong Kim |

             The debate over how to ensure good health services for all while assuring affordability is nothing new. However, it has recently acquired new impetus under the guise of Universal…

Jorge Coarasa |

I’m amazed at what Africa is doing to address climate change, a crisis in the making that could have devastating consequences on the continent, its agriculture, and millions of people who had…

Harikumar Gadde |