Topic : Development

  • A man shakes hands with a humanoid robot during the International Conference on Humanoid Robots in Madrid Global Agenda Councils Article

    5 questions to ask about emerging technologies

    In a few years manufacturing and resource exploitation might be highly localized, services… more

  • A man stands in Grand Central Terminal, as passengers face limited train service on New Haven Line between Stamford Station and Grand Central Terminal due to Con Edison power problem in New York Forum Article

    What new power is… and three things it is not

    Across sectors and cultures, our leaders are struggling. In fact, the world may be facing… more

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    Video: Turning carbon emissions into plastic

    It used to be that opting for carbon-neutral products would cost consumers and manufacturers more. Mark… more

  • A Nigerian child squats by an open sewer in the neighbourhood of Isale-Eko in central Lagos Forum Article

    Why growth must be inclusive to eliminate poverty

    While the world has seen a rapid reduction in extreme poverty in recent decades, the goal of‘ending… more

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    How to repair healthcare after conflict

    Conflict continues to afflict the globe at a seemingly undiminished rate. The world’s attention is… more

  • Vehicles move along New Delhi’s Connaught Place during evening hours Forum Article

    How to find India’s growth hotspots

    India’s economy could soon be on the move again. The new government is re-establishing… more

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    The new $1 birth control saving lives

    One-dollar birth control is on the way to help women around the globe plan their families — and save… more

  • IRAQIS QUEUE FOR BREAD AT THE BREAD FACTORY IN BAGHDAD. Forum Article

    How to fight corruption

    On a hot dry day in early June, a woman in her early 40s is getting ready for journey to a nearby town. She… more

  • MaryJoy prepares to take a bath before going to school at home in a squatter colony in Quezon city, Manila Forum Article

    Why we need safe sanitation in India

    The fact that Swachh Bharat Mission was kicked off by the prime minister himself suggests to me that the… more

  • A boy who was addicted to the internet, has his brain scanned for research purposes at Daxing Internet Addiction Treatment Center in Beijing Forum Video

    Video: How does your brain compare to a computer?

    The drive to understand and replicate the workings of the human brain is leading to unprecedented collaboration… more

  • MaryJoy prepares to take a bath before going to school at home in a squatter colony in Quezon city, Manila Forum Article

    Why we need sanitation for all

    Sanitation brings numerous benefits such as reducing the burden of disease, improving quality of life… more

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    Why sustainability is more than just a fad

    Since the 1970s, we’ve been operating beyond the resources our planet can sustainably provide… more

  • Lu Libing touches the belly of his pregnant wife, Mu, as they pose for pictures during an interview with Reuters at their home in Ganzhou Forum Article

    Why we need to invest in family planning

    When people think of the world’s “population problem,” they often focus on rapid demographic growth… more

  • Residents are seen in the Villa 31 slum near Buenos Aires Forum Article

    4 ways to make housing more affordable

    Providing decent, affordable housing is a growing challenge in developing and… more

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    Why disaster risk management has to change

    The approval of a successor to the Hyogo Framework for Action (HFA) in Sendai, Japan, in March 2015… more

  • Traders sit amidst stacked sacks, filled with onions and potatoes, at a wholesale vegetable market in Ahmedabad Forum Article

    How to reduce food waste

    At the Ninth WTO Ministerial Conference held in Bali on December 2013, all WTO members reached an agreement… more

  • Aerial view shows mineral-coloured water pooled in salt flat holes on Senegal's coast Forum Article

    How to avoid the Dutch disease

    What would you do if you won a billion dollars? Would you just buy more hamburgers for… more

  • Lu Libing touches the belly of his pregnant wife, Mu, as they pose for pictures during an interview with Reuters at their home in Ganzhou Forum Article

    How to improve pregnancy healthcare

    Relaxing supply-side constraints is not always sufficient to ensure delivery of public services to poor and… more