Many of the world's poor are forced to weigh up the pros and cons of living in precarious geographies: Risk versus livelihood leaves many with little choice. As food and water security is increasingly endangered by climate change, Dr Abdur Rehman Cheema warns that both the rural and urban poor are sitting in harm's way.
Are you a student interested in sustainable development? Expressions of Interest are now welcomed to be a part of the student organising committee for the RDI Network Conference in partnering for sustainable development across sectors and industries.
It seems everyone knows the best way to reduce poverty and make development better. Why are there so many armchair experts on development and how can those of us in the sector advance conversations with those outside of it? Weh Yeoh gives his expert opinion.
To much fanfare, the roadmap to end extreme poverty by 2030 was released Thursday. The high-level panel set forth the global community's vision for achieving a new set of development goals. Brendan Rigby read the report, and highlights some key aspects of it with particular attention paid to the education goal.
While free market economics have led to rapid growth in many poor countries, its failures lead to unsustainable growth that taxes our planet. Erin Nash describes Jeffrey Sachs' advocacy for Sustainable Development Goals, and raises questions about their development.