The poor need to be empowered, and solutions have to be designed by them. Community organization, a difficult yet key element to successful slum upgrading, is often successfully carried out.

Chris Pablo |

More than 1,600 children from around the world participated in a photography project, designed in part to educate children about traffic safety.

James I Davison |

BusinessWeek reports that an annual study by one of Europe's top business schools indicates that Asian economies are overtaking the U.S. and Northern Europe to become the most competitive in…

Claudia Gabarain |

Much is written about the effectiveness of encouraging alternative livelihoods in conservation.

Tony Whitten |