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The passion, enthusiasm and curiosity most participants brought to the classroom bode well for the future of journalism in the region.
CIFOR scientist explains what it involves, and says it's time to stop managing different land uses in isolation
Ending poverty demands a level playing field to unleash women’s economic potential
A shortage of science journalists, commercial pressures and a feeling none of the coverage makes a difference all play a role
Gender-based inequality, just like poverty, is an injustice that fuels conflict and undermines peace. Gender equality and women’s full participation are critical to international peace and security.
Countries have the evidence and the commitment needed to make investment in nutrition a priority, all that is needed now is action
We should recognise that the social enterprise sector is not a little cult any more - one in five starts-ups is social and one in five members of the workforce is now a sole or joint trader
Can board games help us make better land use decisions?
Addressing two or three policy areas together can produce successes across different agendas, and be more cost-effective
A report implies biofuel is not a big driver of land buys - but that's hardly clear
Women of FARC, the Colombian rebel group, tell its new website they share the group's Marxist aims and are not the male fighters' sex slaves, but most Colombians are more interested in the FARC's slow-moving peace talks with the government
New variety rich in Vitamin A is bred in record time
What programmes need funding and what delivery mechanisms should be in place?
Mexico has received international funds for disaster preparedness but governance problems mean people still aren’t well protected
From the story of a Mauritanian teenager who was a slave from the age of four, to the impact of natural disasters in coming years, take a look at what we're reporting on this week
News from the International Bar Association's annual meeting could signal the end of the beginning in the fight against tax evasion, the head of Global Financial Integrity (GFI) says
The deputy director of the OGP Support Unit outlines what this month's London Summit hopes to achieve
If oil palm plantations were developed only on degraded land, they would cause less damage to forest ecosystems
Empowering women and girls like Malala—now a global icon in the fight for gender equality—has proven catalytic in tackling poverty. Ending violence against them and addressing the cultural norms that perpetuate are now rightly top development priorities.
In Kenya's Pokot region, over 50 percent of girls between the ages of 10 and 21 years have been subjected to FGM