Many of us move in circles where we take our mobility across borders for granted. The pull of a better education or a higher paying job has taken so many of us far away from home. Beyond our...

Marie Francoise Marie-Nelly |

Photo: Trocaire | Flickr Creative Commons In war-torn post-1991 Somalia, running water was a scarce commodity, to the misfortune of millions of people. Members of local communities rose to the...

Yolanda Tayler, Nazaneen Ismail Ali, Simeon Sahaydachny, Nataliya Langburd Wright |

Photo: Pixabay Creative Commons Solar power is experiencing a surge in popularity across the globe. It prevents carbon emissions, helps diversify the power generation mix, reduces dependence on...

Susanne Foerster |

Well, what other title could you possibly give this post? This photograph is of a group of young Moroccan men and women, gathered here to meet with their potential German employers. Where?  … in...

Manjula Luthria |

Photo: anekoho / Shutterstock.com Islamic finance assets represent only around 1% of the global financial market, [1] so how can tapping into these funds help close the $452 billion annual...

Aijaz Ahmad, Sara Ahmed |

It has taken almost three years for Adnan to get back to school. After fleeing Syria, and an uncertain stay in Turkey, then another in Austria, he and his mother finally found asylum in Berlin in...

Simon Thacker |

“The test of success is not what you do when you are on top, ” as U.S. Army General George S. Patton Jr. famously said. “Success is how high you bounce when you hit the bottom.”  In the context of...

Jeff Delmon |

Also available in: العربية Are we harnessing the power of the sun? With the success of rooftop solar and other initiatives, we’re beginning to head in the right direction.   Photo: Bernd Sieker/...

Isabel Chatterton |

Photo: Wikimedia Commons What do Benin, Niger, Guinea-Bissau, Togo and Mali have in common? Apart from being members of the eight-country strong West African Economic and Monetary Union (UEMOA),...

François Bergere |

The numbers are staggering. Almost one third of the populations of Algeria and Morocco are under the age of 15, with Tunisia following close behind. This ‘youth bulge’ is placing immense pressure...

Adriana Jaramillo |