As we get ready to kick off the new year, let’s recount the voices and stories about how we can enhance the way we interact with our planet. From Ethiopia to Indonesia, we’ve seen our efforts…

Andy Shuai Liu |

If you live in a country where electricity never or rarely goes out, you are lucky. In my country, Nepal, we are pleased when we get uninterrupted electricity for even eight hours a day. Like…

Ravi Kumar |

"Disability is no barrier. Landmine victims play volleyball." Photo: AusAID I am often asked how “we” – development professionals and practitioners at large - can make a difference to…

Maitreyi Bordia Das |

Change is what development is all about. The hard part, as the well-chosen title of a new World Bank book makes clear, is persuading the right kind of change to put down roots and flourish.…

Heather Lyne de Ver |

11名足球明星加入了抗击埃博拉病毒运动 请想象一下世界杯赛场上一支球队的队员站在球场上目睹另一队队员带着球从自己身边呼啸而过射门得分时的场景。如不采取行动来帮助患病人群并保护健康人群,那么身为地球公民的我们就会让埃博拉病毒赢得这场生死攸关的比赛。 世界卫生组织发布的数据显示,截止到11月9日,六个国家累计报告了14098例埃博拉病毒确诊、可能及疑似病例,死亡人数已达5160人。几内亚、…

Korina Lopez |

11 joueurs, 11 messages de prévention pour combattre Ebola Imaginez la scène lors de la Coupe du monde de football : une équipe entière est sur la touche, figée tandis que la formation adverse…

Korina Lopez |

Barcelona’s Neymar Jr. is among the ​11 players who have joined ​the campaign against Ebola. ​Imagine a football team at the World Cup, just standing around the field watching as the other team…

Korina Lopez |

I joined Facebook in 2007. For years, I would boast that I got all my news from Facebook and the Daily Show, an American satirical television program, which delivers fake news reports. I should be…

Sandra Moscoso |

When I heard Aminata Bangura’s story, it sent a shiver through my spine. The five-year-old recently lost both of her parents to the Ebola virus, and she is now going back to an empty home, not…

Sheriff Mahmud Ismail |

This week’s links include continuing global coverage of the Ebola crisis response. Each Friday, we share a selection of global health Tweets, infographics, blog posts, videos and more. Follow us @…

Aisha Faquir |