Coastal erosion is threatening homes and livelihoods in Togo. Photo by: Eric Kaglan, World Bank  Togolese families often place talismans, thought to contain magical or spiritual properties,…

Dahlia Lotayef |

Photo Credit: Kathleen Bence via Flickr Creative Commons I’ve been looking for a good definition of social enterprise. The information overlords at Google and Wikipedia suggested this: “A social…

John Kjorstad |

Note: This blog entry was adapted from an original submission for the PPIAF Short Story Contest. It is part of a series highlighting the role of Public-Private Partnerships (PPPs) in projects and…

Maria Emília Barbosa Bitar, Thiago Ferreira Almeida, Carlos Eduardo Simões Moraes |

Travelling across Africa these days you are likely to run into increasing numbers of mining, oil, and gas industry personnel engaged in exploration, drilling, and extraction across the continent. …

Anand Rajaram |