Addressing Africa’s first Sustainable Blue Economy conference in Nairobi in 2018, President Kenyatta noted that Kenya’s Blue Economy could easily contribute three times its present share of gross…

Banu Setlur |

Amina is a young Beninese woman. When she was 14, she left her village to escape a forced early marriage. She found refuge with an association that helped her stay in school.

Chanceline Gwladys Wangninan Mevowanou |

Building Back Better: Accelerating learning when schools reopen, and what Kenya’s Tusome program can teach us

Tracy Wilichowski, Adelle Pushparatnam, Elaine Ding, Ezequiel Molina |

Picture a small girl, not more than 13-years-old. The last thing that would come to your mind is this child being a mother or a wife. You’d expect a 13-year-old, or younger girl, to be playing…

Fauzia Abdi Idle |

Sub-Saharan Africa has one of the highest rates of child marriage in the world. Nearly four in 10 girls marry each year before their 18th birthday, many of them becoming mothers at a young age.…

Hafez Ghanem |

The key hygiene issues arise at the consumption stage and downstream, during collection and sorting of plastic waste before recycling.

Grzegorz Peszko |

The cargo bicycle, also known as the freight or utility bike, is enjoying a renaissance and recognition as a cleaner, safer, and more efficient mode of urban freight delivery and passenger…

Leszek J. Sibilski, Felipe Targa |

I was born and raised in Cote d’Ivoire, a majestic but vulnerable coastal country. I know all too well how coastal livelihoods and communities have been shattered by intense flooding, poorly built…

Simeon Ehui |