Our co-founder Weh Yeoh started a speech therapy project in Cambodia, and you can ask him anything about it! Join him for a Reddit AMA on 13 August, and pose your question.
Here it is, everything you need to know about last week in development. Featuring stories on the word "development," $1 trillion that's missing and an impressive environmental activist in China. And if you pretend to be pregnant, you might get extra bamboo.
What really makes someone a humanitarian? Our Director Brendan Rigby argues it's about more than just what they do, and highlights some people we think are true humanitarians. And they're probably not people you've heard of.
In her time involved in the aid sector in Asia, Alex Grey realized that many aid workers were turning their noses up at helping colleagues with English tasks. While many international aid workers are hired for their technical skills, Alex argues that language training is being dismissed too readily.
The world trade system disadvantages developing countries, yet attempts to remedy the situation over the past decade through the Doha Development Round trade talks have stalled. Sarah Chambers looks at what's gone wrong and how the international community can move forward with trade agreements.