Here are five ways the logistics industry can collaborate to create efficiencies, eliminate barriers and reduce costs.
Despite producing half of the world's food calories, most poor farmers cannot access loans, while hunger and poverty are increasingly concentrated where they live and work, the U.N. Rome ...
The social enterprise Doh Eain in Yangon, Myanmar, is repurposing alleyways into clean, colourful public spaces.
This column combines data from 54 low and middle income countries to show how trade liberalisation increases both incomes and inequality - yet overall creates social welfare gains.
Homelessness is on the rise, but innovative approaches to fixing the root causes are showing signs of success.
Chad has become the first country in West and Central Africa to integrate these institutions into the education system, meaning they now benefit from state resources.
Research into one nonprofit organization’s long-running cash transfer program showed how a universal basic income (UBI) can transform developing economies.
Lake Chad has shrunk to a tenth its size, with climate change one of the factors. This has a huge impact on the lives of people dependent on it for food and water. A local explains.
We expect children to have basic reading and writing skills - but studies have shown that in low and middle-income countries, more than half of children cannot read and understand a simpl...
This unusual city council initiative helps senior citizens in Las Vegas who don't have enough to eat.
The Little Free Pantry movement gives those in need 24-hour access in their neighbourhood to food and other basic necessities they may not normally be able to afford.
Shoes, lamps, a desk. These three innovative ideas could make a huge difference to the lives of the 365 million children living in extreme poverty.
To date in South Africa, more than 4m housing opportunities have been created, and 56% of this housing has gone to women, rising to 70% in some areas – a crucial step for advancing gender...
The three economists have been awarded the Nobel Prize in Economics for their work tackling poverty by breaking it down into smaller, more precise questions.
Nearly 80% percent of the world’s poor live in rural areas, and many depend on farming for their livelihood.