From sub-Saharan Africa to Bangladesh the off grid solar market is posting eye popping growth rates. But despite that impressive performance...
You read terrible news stories which you can't get out of your mind, like the Bangladeshi mother trapped in the rubble in the collapse of the Rana Pla...
It is one thing to tell people to follow their passion, but it is entirely different to embolden an entire generation to change the system so that large numbers of people can take part in transforming their society.
Leadership is having the ability to guide and hold the people together for a common vision; The confidence and courage to say that you are wrong and ...
Dignity cannot be given or taught. Dignity arises from a reciprocal action and emotion of giving and taking. It is one of the most needed elements of true and everlasting sustainability in development work.
Though Cambodia's days of colonialization, war and genocide may be over, the country is still wrestling with political turmoil. At the start of the ne...
While consumers may have been shocked to learn of The Gap or Benetton's latest designs strewn amid the wreckage of "death trap" factories, they might have missed another bit of debris: the label of the U.S. government.
A few prominent Bangladeshi writers have begun to publicly endorse their government's demand that Pakistan should apologize for the war crimes of 1971 during the country's freedom struggle. What some writers termed as "history" are actually current affairs to me and the people of my generation from Pakistan's largest province of Balochistan.
The execution of a top Bangladesh Jamaat-e-Islami (BJI) leader on December 12 on war crime charges and the Pakistani parliament's subsequent expression of "concern" over it have sparked an unprecedented diplomatic row between Dhaka and Islamabad.
In cities around the world, the question of who leads the urban planning process, and how it is conducted, is central to the creation of just cities.
When things go wrong, financial services can make life more difficult: Too much debt, too little savings, wrong insurance. Researchers have tried to tackle the issue of how to best make services accessible to people who are innately smart, but not literate.
On Friday, November 29, as Americans chose between sleeping off Thanksgiving turkey and shopping at dawn for electronic and clothing bargains, another big factory fire burned in Bangladesh. This time, it appears the factory was set ablaze by angry workers.
Bangladesh is fast becoming a nation in crisis, perennially at war with itself. Opposition thugs have adopted guerrilla tactics designed to bring a nation to its knees, while the state has often been baited to respond with deadly force against its own citizens.
The nation is divided into numerous large and small political factions untutored in the science of politics. Emotions run high and irrationality rules decisions.
This holiday season the ethical shopping options are plentiful. We must believe that we can employ to empower.