Ernährung, Hunger
Development finance

How IDA needs to be reformed

The World Bank has enabled a dramatic reduction in extreme poverty. However, this masks a divergence between stable and fragile countries.

Global crises, local impacts

When a relatively strong African country is struggling on all fronts

If you want to know what impacts multiple global crises have on the daily life of a developing country, consider the example of Kenya

Sustainability

Rethinking agricultural productivity

The conventional method of measuring agricultural productivity overlooks long-term effects such as soil degradation. An alternative approach is needed to incentivise and reward sustainable farming practices.

Climate crisis

Drought means national disaster in Zambia

Agriculture and electric power generation are falling short

Village savings and loan schemes

Credits save life and promote resilience

Credit and savings from the village savings and loan schemes are used by Malawians for several purposes. For many, it provides money for common groceries in times when agriculture harvests decline.

Development paradigms

How the SDGs are different

For many years, the paradigm was that underdeveloped countries should catch up.

Rules-based world order

In Gaza, children are dying of hunger

Israel has the legal obligation to stop the unprecedented humanitarian crisis on territory occupied by its troops.

Burundi

A hot lunch at school

Burundi tries to fight the worst hunger and keep youngsters in school by providing school meals

The Hindu Kush Himalaya region

Nature is changing rapidly in the Hindu Kush Himalaya

Glaciers, snow and permafrost are undergoing rapid transformation in the Hindu Kush Himalaya region, with disastrous consequences for water and food security

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Child poverty

The harsh reality of street children in Brazil

Homelessness is a considerable problem in Brazil. Very young children are affected too, and their rights are massively violated

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