Taji, a young boy in Nairobi, Kenya, sits outside his flooded classroom. School’s out, but not by choice. Cycles of floods and droughts have hit major African cities like Nairobi.

Zirra Banu |

When it does not rain, people starve. This is the reality for many farmers in the Sahel—and across the globe—and the situation is only becoming more dire due to climate change. Yet, during a…

Raúl Alfaro-Pelico, Sarah Bashford Lynagh, Jennifer Ehidiamen |

Quand la pluie ne tombe pas, les gens meurent de faim. De nombreux agriculteurs au Sahel (et ailleurs dans le monde) connaissent bien cette situation, alors que le changement climatique ne fait qu…

Raúl Alfaro-Pelico, Sarah Bashford Lynagh, Jennifer Ehidiamen |

Sandbags filled with impermeable stone will protect this school from flooding in Zambia’s Mongu District. Photo: Darius Silupya In communities throughout the world, children are back to school.…

Iretomiwa Olatunji |

The world’s climate is changing, and is projected to continue to do so for the foreseeable future.  The impact of climate change will be particularly felt in agriculture, as rising temperatures,…

Ademola Braimoh |

Le climat de notre planète évolue — une tendance qui devrait se maintenir dans un avenir prévisible. L’agriculture sera particulièrement touchée, la hausse des températures, la modification des…

Ademola Braimoh |

Various scholars have indulged tremendous resources to study poverty. Amartya Sen is among such scholars. He used the ideas of Adams Smith as his building blocks and looked at poverty as lacking…

Collin Namayuba Nabiswa |

Sustainable energy access is vital to the eradication of poverty.  I believe that by providing access to affordable energy, it triggers the domino effect of bringing light, clean water, tools of…

Martha Nasipwondi Wakoli |

Preparing a recent project mission to Angola, I came across the country’s latest accomplishment: a gigantic new refinery to consolidate its national oil industry. Looking at that massive structure…

Thomas Dickinson |

Alors que je préparais récemment une mission pour un projet en Angola, je suis tombé sur la dernière grande réalisation du pays : une nouvelle raffinerie gigantesque destinée à renforcer l’…

Tom Dickinson |