True to hopes, 2015 was a landmark year for global development. What is 2016 going to bring? Predictions are a tricky business, but we think these are going to be defining themes for the coming year in global development.
By Rara Williams, WiSci STEAM Camp participant I was recently part of the ANNpower Global Delegation to the 2015 Trust Women Conference in London, a ...
"Entomophagy is an evolving term in need of review," says Afton Marina Szasz Halloran, Ph.D Fellow at the University of Copenhagen. Halloran calls for a change in the way we speak about edible insects and entomophagy.
In 2016, the world faces uncertainty and volatility -- as well as huge opportunities for significant progress. Africa stands not just to gain from these major shifts, but also to lead some of them.
The refugee challenge for Kenya poses a knotty set of challenges, both urgent and longer term. Immediate demands continue but longer term solutions are desperately needed.
Joan, Josep and Jordi Roca i Fontané Food has always been a central part of our lives: the food in our parents' restaurant where we grew up; food as...
Save and regrow tropical forests -- says an expert, as nations continue to curb carbon emissions.
Much is said these days about the mismatch of missions and resources for the military. Indeed, the chants of neoconservatives on Capitol Hill have gotten quite loud: more military spending, more personnel, more weapons.
The Portuguese set foot in South Africa in the 15th century, and the Dutch settled at the "Cape of Storms" in 1652. But the noses of the first interlopers into southern Africa were not sharp enough to fore-smell Kimberley's hidden diamonds or the Witwatersrand's entombed gold.
According to the Global Terrorism Index the world's deadliest terror group is not ISIS. That dubious crown instead belongs to Nigeria' Boko Haram.
The unlucky orphans end up at Khululu, where the rhinos are raised and eventually released back into the wild in a program reminiscent of the wildly successful David Sheldrick elephant orphanage, in Kenya.
Through our #MaternalMonday online advocacy, we seek to create a tool and platform for health education for every woman and every child.
Maternal health has made great advances in Ethiopia. In my 10 years conducting research on maternal health, I've seen a big push to build more health facilities and to provide ambulances to transport pregnant women to these facilities.
In the middle of the crisis, Krysta Strasbaugh sees the banana trees. Their flat, broad leaves flutter like flags of truce above the barbed wire over the protective wall.
"What is honored in a country is cultivated there." Plato, "The Republic" The latest decision by Kenya's Independent Electoral and Boundary Commissio...