by Jenny Rowland -- Guest Contributor May 17, 2016
This is the first comprehensive analysis of how much land in the West is disappearing to development, how quickly this transformation is taking place, and the driving factors behind this loss.
by Beenish Ahmed Jul 6, 2015
“This is the first convincing study showing that education can be a very powerful form of prevention for HIV," Karen Grépin, a health policy researcher, said.
by Beenish Ahmed Apr 15, 2015
"I think we should always be in the business of enacting change in how we do our work as well as in the world," Allison Morris, who directs corporate partnerships at Mercy Corps said.
by Beenish Ahmed Feb 20, 2015
"For me, I see that the artist is the conscience of a society."
by Beenish Ahmed Feb 19, 2015
“Terrorism is not just job-seeking by another name. It’s driven by deep-seated problems and personal frustrations in that society," Keith Proctor, a policy researcher with the development organization Mercy Corps said.
by Annie Malknecht Aug 18, 2014
In the fight against crushing poverty, many are focusing on how far some countries are from the goal. Instead, here's how far some have come.
by Will Freeman Jul 30, 2014
A leaked World Bank document says the organization is planning to gut crucial safeguards created to protect indigenous peoples and the environment.
by Katie Valentine Dec 10, 2013
The ADB will loan Pakistan $900 million to construct the new coal plant.
by Jeff Spross Oct 30, 2013
Hundreds of millions across the globe struggling to rise out of poverty are at "high" or "extreme" climate risk, according to a new report.
by Katie Valentine Oct 17, 2013
Extreme weather events, especially drought, can push already-impoverished populations further into poverty.